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Pattern Reviews> Other> hollywood 984 (OOP "sew simple" gown)

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Posted on:9/5/07 12:55 PM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 6 people   
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CarolynGM said... (10/1/07 12:27 PM) Reply
Such a glamorous dress. You look just like a forties movie star in it.
mlsews said... (9/18/07 12:44 PM) Reply
This dress is so beautiful! You've got me looking for a nightgown to convert, great job.
KathleenS said... (9/7/07 6:49 PM) Reply
I love the 30s style. You did a great job. I also like the unusual colour (which suits you too!)
CynthiaSue said... (9/6/07 11:41 PM) Reply
The bias cut does everything it's supposed to! Amazing fabric choice. Looks like a beautiful classic.
Speech girl said... (9/6/07 10:15 PM) Reply
beautiful dress and it looks great on you.
Erica B. said... (9/6/07 8:51 PM) Reply
That dress is gorgeous and looks fantastic on you!
Sewingmi said... (9/6/07 7:00 PM) Reply
Wow! You look absolutely stunning in your dress!
DorothyK said... (9/6/07 6:44 PM) Reply
Stunning dress. You look smashing.
Heatherrique said... (9/6/07 5:55 PM) Reply
You are ultra glamourous in this! Thanks for sharing your photos!
mochalover said... (9/6/07 2:43 PM) Reply
Your dress is absolutely gorgeous.
LexyGirl said... (9/6/07 2:34 PM) Reply
Oh my... what a stunningly beautiful gown! You did a great job.
NoraNora said... (9/6/07 9:45 AM) Reply
Yes it is a Great dress and looks so did a fabulous job despite having to muddle through some of the instructions!
fuzzygalore said... (9/6/07 4:36 AM) Reply
Ooh! This is truly elegant. Would make a wonderful wedding dress too. But your difficulties with sizing and getting it on probably come from using polyester (?), which isn't as stretchy, and adding a lining, which takes out a lot of stretch as well. Those 30s designs really require something very drapey, were meant for a silk or rayon. Now that you've got the pattern adjusted, try it in a plain silk charmeuse :-).
Grammy Gin said... (9/6/07 1:22 AM) Reply
You look lovely!
Kellie R. said... (9/5/07 7:16 PM) Reply
Just elegant. The lines and drape are just stunning. You look beautiful in the dress!
carolw said... (9/5/07 5:07 PM) Reply
Absolutely beautiful and very classy.
MissCelie said... (9/5/07 4:33 PM) Reply
That dress is stunning and elegant.
Tiner W said... (9/5/07 3:56 PM) Reply
So elegant! What a beautiful wedding!
krissie said... (9/5/07 3:13 PM) Reply
It's gorgeous! Really beautiful and so are you. Looks like a fun wedding too. Would love to see close-ups of the bodice & back bodice. Great job!
Carolyndh said... (9/5/07 3:11 PM) Reply
Beautiful formal gown! Where was the wedding in the photos? I am intrigued by the columns and sculptures--looks like a nice setting for a wedding.
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