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Other: hollywood 984 (OOP "sew simple" gown) - Type:Formalwear    printable version
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Carolyndh said...
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.
9/5/07 3:11 PM
krissie said...
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!
9/5/07 3:13 PM
Tiner W said...
So elegant! What a beautiful wedding!
9/5/07 3:56 PM
MissCelie said...
That dress is stunning and elegant.
9/5/07 4:33 PM
carolw said...
Absolutely beautiful and very classy.
9/5/07 5:07 PM
Kellie R. said...
Just elegant. The lines and drape are just stunning. You look beautiful in the dress!
9/5/07 7:16 PM
Grammy Gin said...
You look lovely!
9/6/07 1:22 AM
fuzzygalore said...
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 :-).
9/6/07 4:36 AM
NoraNora said...
Yes it is a Great dress and looks so flattering...you did a fabulous job despite having to muddle through some of the instructions!
9/6/07 9:45 AM
LexyGirl said...
Oh my... what a stunningly beautiful gown! You did a great job.
9/6/07 2:34 PM
mochalover said...
Your dress is absolutely gorgeous.
9/6/07 2:43 PM
Heatherrique said...
You are ultra glamourous in this! Thanks for sharing your photos!
9/6/07 5:55 PM
DorothyK said...
Stunning dress. You look smashing.
9/6/07 6:44 PM
Sewingmi said...
Wow! You look absolutely stunning in your dress!
9/6/07 7:00 PM
Erica B. said...
That dress is gorgeous and looks fantastic on you!
9/6/07 8:51 PM
Speech girl said...
beautiful dress and it looks great on you.
9/6/07 10:15 PM
CynthiaSue said...
The bias cut does everything it's supposed to! Amazing fabric choice. Looks like a beautiful classic.
9/6/07 11:41 PM
KathleenS said...
I love the 30s style. You did a great job. I also like the unusual colour (which suits you too!)
9/7/07 6:49 PM
mlsews said...
This dress is so beautiful! You've got me looking for a nightgown to convert, great job.
9/18/07 12:44 PM
CarolynGM said...
Such a glamorous dress. You look just like a forties movie star in it.
10/1/07 12:27 PM
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