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Simplicity 2258
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Pattern Reviews> Truly Victorian> TV410 (1873 Polonaise)

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Reviewed by:Tam Lin
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Posted on:11/6/11 3:04 AM
Last Updated:11/6/11 3:17 AM


Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 12 people   
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Miss Kitt said... (12/15/12 6:07 AM) Reply
hey there, how to get a hold on this pattern? i'm new to this and everything just seems a mess.
Tam Lin said... (4/21/12 12:19 PM) Reply
Thanks! I made the leather harness myself, it was very roughly based on the underbust corset from Simplicity 3618, and some designs I saw on Etsy
Gendun said... (4/20/12 11:12 AM) Reply
SPEECHLESS! (Except I HAVE to know where you got the leather harness!
abbythomas said... (2/26/12 10:50 PM) Reply
Love it! I have had this pattern for a long time and thought it looks daunting, but reading your review gives me the courage to dive in. Great job!
KamiSue2 said... (11/8/11 4:17 PM) Reply
I love it!!! I love the colors, and it really just looks fabulously sewn--as well as the whole costume altogether. Very impressive.
Vivienne said... (11/6/11 8:01 PM) Reply
Gorgeous coat, great costume! And very nice boots!
Karen Easter said... (11/6/11 3:25 PM) Reply
AWEsome! No more "beginner" rating for you!
Aroura said... (11/6/11 1:33 PM) Reply
Very cool!! This pattern was a perfect idea for your steampunk costume, which really rocks. Great job!!
Marge99 said... (11/6/11 12:43 PM) Reply
Absolutely love it!
Aixoise said... (11/6/11 12:37 PM) Reply
Fabulous! Great job sewing. You really look the part. Thanks for the review and the great photos.
Dynamo said... (11/6/11 11:28 AM) Reply
It sure does look impressive! Amazing!
Sadlesor said... (11/6/11 11:22 AM) Reply
Impressive!
no7262 said... (11/6/11 8:24 AM) Reply
WOW! You really did an awesome job! Nora :)
Amanda.Claire said... (11/6/11 6:39 AM) Reply
I agree with bellelass. This is really really impressive! Great work.
3HoursPast said... (11/6/11 4:26 AM) Reply
Wow. I really like the way you dove in there. And before I read the review, I wanted to say my first response to the picture was "Dayam, girlfriend can sew- she looks hawt!" ;)
 
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