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Reviewed by:sunnysewer

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Posted on:11/29/12 4:55 PM
Last Updated:11/30/12 9:02 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 15 people   
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butterflyfly said... (12/7/12 4:40 PM) Reply
lovely dress! love it!
Erin D said... (12/5/12 10:18 PM) Reply
This is an elegant LBD. It has been on my wish list forever. I love it with your vintage jewelry.
Mahogany Stylist said... (12/5/12 2:52 PM) Reply
You are a knock out! Good luck!
Margaret said... (12/4/12 9:18 AM) Reply
Cute dress! I love both the daytime and evening versions and it looks like you got an excellent fit!
Baja Susana said... (12/2/12 7:59 AM) Reply
This looks wonderful on you and you styled it well for day and evening.
ChristineX said... (12/1/12 1:28 PM) Reply
Love it!!
ChristineX said... (12/1/12 1:28 PM) Reply
Love it!!
prttynpnk said... (12/1/12 9:38 AM) Reply
Pretty, pretty, pretty!
cowgirlbb said... (12/1/12 8:11 AM) Reply
This looks great on you. It would also be very pretty in a summer print. You did a fabulous job.
said... (12/1/12 6:39 AM) Reply
Gorgeous dress looks so pretty on you!!!
crazygrad said... (11/30/12 5:13 PM) Reply
very pretty (and I like the blue strap!)
Quickie said... (11/30/12 4:36 PM) Reply
Lovely LBD. Pretty sleeves
petro said... (11/30/12 1:29 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress! I have this pattern, its in my 'ought to make this one up' pile, and I do like your variation with the skirt pleats. These seem to echo the sleeve detail rather well. I'll take note of the neckline level issue too when I get around to this make. Did I say great fit too?
Ladana said... (11/30/12 12:58 PM) Reply
Lovely!!! I love the neckline and sleeves! It looks like you made the right decision in adding to the neckline. You look fabulous.
ggf2005 said... (11/30/12 12:35 PM) Reply
slmstyle said... (11/30/12 12:25 PM) Reply
Great looking LBD! The fit is spot on. Nice job!
CissieW said... (11/30/12 11:45 AM) Reply
Stunning dress! The sleeves definitely amp it up a bit! And I love the pleats in the skirt instead of the darts.
SewWil said... (11/30/12 9:54 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress! Very flattering on you.
NJcowgirl said... (11/30/12 8:55 AM) Reply
The fit is perfect. Beautiful dress.
pdiddly said... (11/30/12 3:09 AM) Reply
such a beautiful dress I love the style - beautiful workmanship
Nancywin said... (11/30/12 1:39 AM) Reply
Beautiful, beautiful dress! I have had this pattern for a long time, but still have yet to make it. I would not have thought of cotton sateen, but yours looks great!
marec said... (11/30/12 1:04 AM) Reply
My goodness, you look so glamorous. I hardly knew you :-) Love the sleeves and the overall fit is spot on.
ArtAttack said... (11/29/12 10:39 PM) Reply
This is just beautiful on you! I love the neckline and sleeves. You look great in it!
Ceidhle said... (11/29/12 10:38 PM) Reply
That is one great dress and it looks lovely on you.
norie creates said... (11/29/12 10:32 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress!
Jstarr4250 said... (11/29/12 10:12 PM) Reply
What a lovely silhouette. It's extremely flattering and your fabric choice is perfect.
wendyrb said... (11/29/12 9:29 PM) Reply
Love what you've done to tweak this dress. You're so right that the dramatic tucked sleeves are a very flattering proportion. And, they look great with the tucked skirt you swapped to from the original. The suggestion for wool crepe- good one. Enjoy partying in your gorgeous dress. Interested to see the daytime incarnation.
prostheticsgirl said... (11/29/12 9:14 PM) Reply
WOW!! The fit on you is amazing; it is so flattering and much more interesting than basic black
Aurelie said... (11/29/12 7:44 PM) Reply
I love this! LOVE. I keep seeing this dress pattern and wondering. You have a lovely dress here. So flattering and elegant.
jlg said... (11/29/12 7:39 PM) Reply
Love this. Those sleeves are really cool.
61sew4fun said... (11/29/12 7:05 PM) Reply
Love the sleeves and the skirt pleats. Good luck in the LBD contest.
PattyE said... (11/29/12 6:30 PM) Reply
Sassy and sexy...nice job!
Christas said... (11/29/12 5:27 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress! You look wonderful wearing it, and your sewing looks flawless. :-)
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