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Simplicity 2258
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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 6559 (Misses' Unlined Jackets and Dresses)

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Reviewed by:trinicity
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Posted on:5/16/12 8:47 AM

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 2 people   
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salsera7 said... (8/17/12 10:17 PM) Reply
A similar dress in the same fabric retailing on sale for $114. Hah!
salsera7 said... (5/26/12 8:40 AM) Reply
The dress look beautiful on you and such great colors. Where did you get the fabric?
no7262 said... (5/16/12 1:21 PM) Reply
Looks great! Love your video review! Nora :)
EleanorSews said... (5/16/12 12:06 PM) Reply
Looking at you r dress just makes me feel relaxed and easy... Very prety! And, the racerback really steps it up.
LynnG said... (5/16/12 11:26 AM) Reply
Lovely dress! Looks great on you.
Levone said... (5/16/12 11:19 AM) Reply
Cute dress! Please share your other versions. Now I just have to stop myself from buying this pattern since I already have the Mission Maxi pattern, LOL.
MariannaSew2Pro said... (5/16/12 11:15 AM) Reply
What a fantastic dress. Thanks for drawing my attention to this pattern. Must get. I quite fancy the star version.
Jaxxy said... (5/16/12 9:53 AM) Reply
love the print! it looks great
nicegirl said... (5/16/12 9:42 AM) Reply
The racerback is so on-trend. You look great!
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