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Posted on:6/17/12 8:00 PM
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AppleGirl said... (2/1/13 3:51 PM) Reply
Fabulous. Love the fabric choice & boots. Great job! Going with some Hello Kitty fabric myself.
bethvanduzer said... (7/29/12 10:40 AM) Reply
Love your dress - and your fabric. I have some Dalek fabric I am using to make curtains for my husband. After seeing this maybe I'll pick up some tardis fabric & make a version out of that.
AuntieShel said... (6/21/12 4:24 PM) Reply
Your dress is just so perfect!!! Great idea to halve the belt and stitch into the side seams.
KimchiDesigns said... (6/21/12 1:49 AM) Reply
I bought this pattern a while ago but your version has me excited to make it!
Terri A said... (6/21/12 0:56 AM) Reply
Super CUTE!
MonaNicLeoid said... (6/19/12 4:38 PM) Reply
The fabric is awesome! You don't have to justify it to anyone. We need more Star Wars dresses in this world! Also, I am very grateful for this review because I've been eyeing this pattern but wasn't sure how it would look on me. Your body shape is not unlike my own, so this is very helpful.
norie creates said... (6/18/12 7:25 PM) Reply
How cute and fun is this!
DDisciplines said... (6/18/12 12:29 PM) Reply
I love the fabric! The Empire Waist Strikes Back is the perfect name. Good job!
rdlamb said... (6/18/12 11:47 AM) Reply
I love this!! The dress, the boots, the hair... everything! You have totally inspired me to go get that crazy skull-print fabric I've been eyeing and go for it.
MissMarnie said... (6/18/12 11:46 AM) Reply
2 Airedales n Me, I didn't like the belt as designed because it won't stay secured at the empire waist without something to hold it in place but there are no belt loops, snaps or tacks to hold the belt in place. Sewn this way, it stays right at the seam between the bodice and skirt.
2 Airedales n Me said... (6/18/12 11:18 AM) Reply
So glad you made your dress a little below the knee because that's where I plan to make mine....and wasn't sure what it would look like. VERY cute dress on you! The fabric is unexpected and FUN. Nice to know quilting cotton might be a bit stiff - will keep that in mind. Can you describe what you didn't like about the belt the way it was designed? Thanks for the helpful review.
grays08 said... (6/18/12 9:21 AM) Reply
Thanks for the review (this is in my queue so wondering how it sewed up) and great dress. The fabric is the best way to make it your own so if it makes you happy - go for it! = )
tigergirl said... (6/18/12 7:58 AM) Reply
Great dress!
prttynpnk said... (6/18/12 7:31 AM) Reply
Jealous. So jealous. I want live where nerdchic is approved. Love your dress!
lynny said... (6/18/12 3:06 AM) Reply
Your dress looks terrific on you, such a fun fabric too.
snowflake0703 said... (6/17/12 9:58 PM) Reply
I think you look great. Who cares what the fabric is, sometimes you just need tohave a little fun with the fabric and go with it. I used Patriot NFL fabric for a dress and it is one of mh favorite dresses.
hme75 said... (6/17/12 9:03 PM) Reply
Hair + Dress = Awesome :)
 
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