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Reviewed by:hongkongshopper

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Posted on:9/3/07 8:14 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people    Very Helpful by 16 people   
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mamalobb said... (9/26/08 5:56 PM) Reply
I just review this dress as well and wish I had ready your review first. I think if I had cut my midriff band on the bias it would have given me more breathing room! Yours is lovely and looks very professional.
Katharine in BXL said... (6/20/08 1:17 AM) Reply
It's glorious on you, and nice in a subdued plaid.
Bonnie O said... (12/31/07 9:26 PM) Reply
I just came across this review as I catalogued some of my patterns and I'm so glad I did! Your dress is spectacular! I'm moving this one up in the queue and I might just have to steal your idea of making it into a jumper. L-0-V-E---I-T!!
Larkin said... (9/20/07 9:54 AM) Reply
I love, love this dress! You look beautiful. Thank-you for the details - this might just be my Thanksgiving dress!
ELizabeth_Atl said... (9/4/07 10:07 PM) Reply
The fit is amazing and the fabric is lovely. Great job!
gatorgirl4325 said... (9/4/07 11:25 AM) Reply
Love your dress! All the time you put into it really paid off.
Grammy Gin said... (9/4/07 8:49 AM) Reply
Very stylish. You look tremendous. Thanks for the review.
Kellie R. said... (9/4/07 8:09 AM) Reply
Lovely and classic! The fabric is very pretty - you look great!
Darla in PA said... (9/4/07 5:17 AM) Reply
Very nice nice dress. A great job with fitting. Thanks for the construction hints.
Erica B. said... (9/4/07 0:59 AM) Reply
This dress is fantastic and I love the fabric choice.
Schnauzer said... (9/4/07 0:39 AM) Reply
Vicki, You and the dress look gorgeous together!
MissCelie said... (9/3/07 9:34 PM) Reply
Wow. That looks tremendous!
Sew4Fun said... (9/3/07 7:07 PM) Reply
Vicki, nice dress which fits well. I like the way you used the checks on the bias. This style suits you. You should sew another in spring colours. :)
kiddo said... (9/3/07 7:01 PM) Reply
Great dress!!! It suits you well. Thank you for the great explanation of the process from fabric to dress. Excellent!!!
Morag said... (9/3/07 6:58 PM) Reply
Great dress and very useful review. All your work with the checks was well worthwhile.
sewbehind said... (9/3/07 4:03 PM) Reply
That is nice! The dress looks so sophisticated.
cecelia said... (9/3/07 1:37 PM) Reply
You ended up with a very stylish and well-fitted dress--nice outfit too--love your shoes!
New2Oki said... (9/3/07 1:24 PM) Reply
If I saw your dress on a mannequin, I'd buy it! Great job!
Diane E said... (9/3/07 12:50 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress and great review! Thanks for the inspiration to get that pattern out of the pile and onto the cutting table!
Ann Smith said... (9/3/07 12:49 PM) Reply
Lovely dress and so flattering on you. Thanks for all the tips.
cafelatte said... (9/3/07 11:49 AM) Reply
How smart looking! I really love the way the midriff band looks. I love it!
2BSewing said... (9/3/07 11:46 AM) Reply
Wow! Beautiful dress and fit, too.
Linda G said... (9/3/07 11:20 AM) Reply
Your dress is beautiful. You did a great job fitting and construction. A very versitile dress. The fabric looks wonderful!
Frogstitcher said... (9/3/07 11:10 AM) Reply
Oooh, I love it! It's very figure flattering on you.
Beve said... (9/3/07 10:50 AM) Reply
Just bought this pattern. I hope I can do as nice a job as you did! Great looking dress..thank you for your review.
Vonnevo said... (9/3/07 9:37 AM) Reply
Gorgeous Vicki !!!
Nancywin said... (9/3/07 9:19 AM) Reply
Great looking dress. Whether the fabric is Armani or not, this is one upscale looking dress. Very nice on you too.
lmg said... (9/3/07 9:18 AM) Reply
Wow! A very elegant dress. And a great fit too.
carolynw said... (9/3/07 9:08 AM) Reply
Very nic elookign dress - looks terrific on you
Lee198 said... (9/3/07 8:37 AM) Reply
Looks fantastic and fits really well.
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