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Reviewed by:LJane

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Posted on:7/23/12 9:51 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 3 people   
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Scheri said... (8/28/12 2:37 PM) Reply
Beautiful green. Fits so well.
Scheri said... (8/28/12 2:36 PM) Reply
Great color and fit
manybellsdown said... (7/26/12 4:39 PM) Reply
The placket is a great idea. I might try that, because I did NOT make a muslin and the pattern (like you said) did not have nearly as much ease as I was expecting.
ghijsmom said... (7/26/12 1:01 AM) Reply
I just love your dress! The front placket is a brilliant idea!
zoe said... (7/24/12 12:29 PM) Reply
Very smart save on the dress and fitting it! It looks great!
Nancywin said... (7/24/12 10:22 AM) Reply
I love this dress on you! The style is great and the color perfect. I also like the surprise contrast under collar and button holes. Good job on "making it work" with all the changes you did. Hint: I ALWAYS trace my patterns because this has happened to me before ;-)
luckeyone said... (7/24/12 10:09 AM) Reply
Your dress looks nice. Thanks for the great photos, they help show the skirt and how it lays.
prostheticsgirl said... (7/24/12 9:17 AM) Reply
Wow, I'm so amazed how you were able to transform this to accommodate the fit issues. It looks wonderful; the fabric is lovely and your touches make it very special
Lori V said... (7/24/12 8:13 AM) Reply
Lovely dress, thanks for the heads up on the fitting issues.
rozzybabe said... (7/24/12 6:28 AM) Reply
Very well done! Time to think about changing your sewing skill level.
Ripple Dandelion said... (7/24/12 5:42 AM) Reply
I'm so glad to read about your process in working through your fitting issues, and your great solution. This would not have occurred to me to try, and I'm filing it away in case I ever need to add a placket for some extra room. Your dress turned out so wonderfully; it's really a great variation on the theme.
Cristinagf said... (7/24/12 2:57 AM) Reply
Love the color and the fit! Nice work.
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