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Posted on:12/6/12 6:01 PM
Last Updated:12/6/12 6:21 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 9 people   
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jennygolightly1 said... (6/9/13 3:23 AM) Reply
I love that fabric and you look great in the dress :) I've been thinking of getting a wrap dress pattern and altering it a la kara janx kimono dress.
Lori V said... (1/7/13 9:43 PM) Reply
Gorgeous dress.
imsewcrazy said... (12/9/12 2:08 PM) Reply
Great dress! I love this pattern! Great idea for binding the neckline. I'll have to remember that next time I make this dress. Looks wonderful on you.
caper81 said... (12/7/12 9:31 PM) Reply
Thank you all so much! I appreciate each of your encouraging comments :) So I measured the circumference of my dress and it was 71''. Right front 23", left front 22" (don't know how that happened), back skirt section (left and right side measured together) 25.5". I measured the pattern pieces and subtracting the finished measurements, I got something like 40" in the difference! I feel like I must have made a mistake somewhere, but hopefully my dress measurements will help somewhat :)
waltzqueen said... (12/7/12 9:23 PM) Reply
Very pretty dress that looks terrific on you. I love the print too!
becca a said... (12/7/12 8:32 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress! I love this pattern and haven't had a problem with it blowing open although I always worry about that when I'm wearing a wrap dress. This is very flattering on you.
Jstarr4250 said... (12/7/12 11:40 AM) Reply
Very lovely on you. I, too, would like to know how much fabric you removed from the skirt.
cleverkitty said... (12/7/12 8:37 AM) Reply
love that fabric, I was wondering about the fullness of the skirt thanks for addressing...
JanieBee said... (12/7/12 6:32 AM) Reply
Gorgeous! Fits you perfectly!
karen n said... (12/7/12 0:21 AM) Reply
Love the fabric color and pattern! I like the amount of skirt you have. Do you remember how many inches you removed from the circumference?
sew2little said... (12/7/12 0:08 AM) Reply
I will repeat: fabulous fabric choice!
hme75 said... (12/6/12 11:34 PM) Reply
This looks great on you!
SewWil said... (12/6/12 10:18 PM) Reply
Very pretty dress!
prostheticsgirl said... (12/6/12 9:15 PM) Reply
Looks wonderful! I love the colors in you fabric
sewbehind said... (12/6/12 7:12 PM) Reply
Beautiful rendition of Vogue 8379. I'll have to remember your two changes to this pattern as the two you mentioned-binding the neckline and the very full skirt were two things that bothered me about my finished muslin. Thanks!
ggf2005 said... (12/6/12 6:43 PM) Reply
Love the fabric and you wear it well.
sewing addict said... (12/6/12 6:16 PM) Reply
Great fit and beautiful fabric.
KensingtonCrab said... (12/6/12 6:16 PM) Reply
The dress and fit are flattering and the fabric is great!
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