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Posted on:2/16/12 0:50 AM
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ceejayem said... (1/27/14 6:21 AM) Reply
Agreed the velvet is too heavy for the bodice, a shame because it is a beautiful fabric. Despite this you have had far more success than anyone else attempting this tempting pattern.
Judy Kski said... (2/17/12 11:25 AM) Reply
As usual, you never cease to amaze me with your talent.
moushka said... (2/17/12 8:28 AM) Reply
You look stunning as always! The dress in velvet works on you because you're so slender. Love the blue; gorgeous colour on you. So glad you finished it and shared it with us. Thank you.
yummymummy38 said... (2/17/12 5:50 AM) Reply
I noticed there is only one other review of this pattern, despite being around for a while and that reviewer had a lot of problems with it. This looks gorgeous, although the result was not as anticipated with the choice of fabric. Would you recommend this pattern?
dorothyn said... (2/16/12 10:37 PM) Reply
Wow, you pull off the 40's look so well. That velvet does look challenging, but you did a great job.
marjoriekh said... (2/16/12 11:09 AM) Reply
Gorgeous! So sorry you are disappointed with it, but those looking at you will not be. This is a stunning color on you.
AuntieShel said... (2/16/12 10:45 AM) Reply
You are stunning in this dress and congrats for seeing it finished!
becca a said... (2/16/12 10:41 AM) Reply
This dress is lovely! The fabric is fabulous, and must be so nice to wear. Although a lighter fabric might have draped more to your liking over the bodice, the velvet is lovely. This is a fantastic color for you.
mizvi said... (2/16/12 10:20 AM) Reply
I can see where a lighter fabric would have been a nice choice for this pattern. But I see nothing wrong with this courageous choice. I love the way the velvet folds into sweets curves on your bodice. I think the color is dreamy and as always you wear it so well. I think rushing a project is always trouble and that then makes one less appreciative of the outcome than she would be otherwise. Your dress is amazing and I always look forward to seeing your creations.
maryfrana said... (2/16/12 9:35 AM) Reply
I think this is a knock out. The color, the style, you in it! I know that feeling when you are unhappy with something you made -- you wish you had used a lighter fabric. But not knowing this as the viewer, I think this is just plain gorgeous. Wear it a lot.
Loop51 said... (2/16/12 8:36 AM) Reply
The color of the dress is beautiful! You look great. Great job of sticking with the project to finish!
Sassy T said... (2/16/12 7:13 AM) Reply
Lovely dress. The blue is lovely.
mm said... (2/16/12 6:06 AM) Reply
It is a beautifyl dress.
FreyaStark said... (2/16/12 5:36 AM) Reply
The colour is gorgeous. A lighter fabric than velvet might have been a better choice, but nevertheless the dress is much too good to waste and you should wear it sometimes.
 
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