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Pattern Reviews> New Look> 6098 (dress and top)

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Posted on:4/8/12 10:25 PM
Last Updated:4/8/12 10:30 PM
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mcbrow said... (7/3/12 12:04 PM) Reply
I have this pattern as well and appreciated the recommendation to make a muslin first. I was considering leaving the neckline as is and then wearing a tank top or cami underneath for coverage. Very helpful review, and you look lovely in your dress!
MareeAlison said... (5/7/12 7:46 PM) Reply
This is a lovely dress - I think the link to the pattern shown is wrong?? It's to a child's outfit. Thanks for the review.
Cikka said... (4/26/12 6:13 AM) Reply
I have the same issues. I think from the list of fabrics on the back including lightweight double knit etc that this pattern is not really meant for two way stretch (otherwise known as four way stretch, apparently) - even though it figures on said list! I think it's sized for less stretchy knits. It must be, as double knit and most of the others on the list are much less stretchy and you can't use them in patterns meant for two way stretch fabric.
Hilary said... (4/9/12 9:40 PM) Reply
This turned out so pretty! It was definitely worth the effort-I love the fabric choice, too :D
evdH said... (4/9/12 9:34 PM) Reply
Color and fabric design look perfect on you. Super fitting job too!
Barbara V said... (4/9/12 12:49 PM) Reply
Your dress is beautiful and with a super fit. Good job on all the adjustments.
Levone said... (4/9/12 12:16 PM) Reply
Pretty dress and great tips on problems with the fit.
marjoriekh said... (4/9/12 10:46 AM) Reply
I'm so tempted to try this after seeing your version, but NL always has so much extra ease. I may have to break down and muslin this one, though, as yours looks great. Thanks for the info about your changes.
Sue Parrott said... (4/9/12 9:58 AM) Reply
This is so very cute! I love your fabric choice and it fits you so well! Nice work!
velosewer said... (4/9/12 7:25 AM) Reply
This dress has worked out brilliantly on you.
MNBarb said... (4/9/12 7:07 AM) Reply
I love this style of dress and you have found the perfect scale and color of fabric to make it summery.
pdiddly said... (4/9/12 6:36 AM) Reply
this dress looks great on you
marec said... (4/9/12 0:59 AM) Reply
Love this dress on you.
CynthiaSue said... (4/9/12 0:36 AM) Reply
Love the dolman on this pattern. makes it so current! You look smashing!!
zoe said... (4/8/12 10:37 PM) Reply
SewWil said... (4/8/12 10:27 PM) Reply
Very pretty dress!
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