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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 5484 (Twist Front Knit Dress)

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Reviewed by:Cody7
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Posted on:12/16/07 0:24 AM
Last Updated:12/18/07 5:16 AM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized 
Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 12 people   
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LollyVee said... (3/16/09 2:42 PM) Reply
Thanx for the info on the low neckline...always very important!
Bettsi said... (2/23/08 0:47 AM) Reply
It looks beautiful on you! I'll be using the same size and I am so excited to hope I might get such good results!
teagg said... (2/14/08 4:23 AM) Reply
Cody - lovely dress, useful tips, inspiring shape and end result... thank you
li'l miss muffett said... (2/11/08 2:23 PM) Reply
Really lovely dress! I agree with everyone else that it's very flattering. I'll have to check that pattern out and get some of that clear elastic!
Cody7 said... (12/21/07 4:45 AM) Reply
Thank you everybody for your lovely comments about my dress. I do hope it will encourage some of you to try the pattern also. I will look forward to seeing photos of your versions of the dress.
CynthiaSue said... (12/20/07 10:54 PM) Reply
lovely fabric and workmanship-it looks great on you!
Dmd4106 said... (12/19/07 1:48 AM) Reply
What a beautiful dress. Thanks for posting. Congrads on yr first review too!If I didn't spend so much time on this computer I would problem have something finish to post by now. :-)
PatM said... (12/19/07 0:35 AM) Reply
Nice dress! Great hints Thank you for the review, it is great to see a reviewer wearing a plus size pattern. Maybe I'll try it now.
Kiwi Girl said... (12/18/07 11:26 PM) Reply
Great review. I too have had issues with stretching and gaping necks and used the elastic as you have. Dress looks good on you and well done for your first review.
Heatherrique said... (12/18/07 9:03 PM) Reply
Absolutely beautiful, Cody!
Annette1 said... (12/18/07 7:25 PM) Reply
Very nice! That's a good idea, too, with the elastic around the neckline.
Sherril Miller said... (12/18/07 7:24 PM) Reply
That dress emphasizes your beautiful figure. Lucky you. It's beautiful and you got the fit perfect.
Karen8320 said... (12/18/07 6:14 PM) Reply
Cody, this is most definitely a very flattering style on you and I really like the fabric design. Congratulations on your first review.
Sew4Fun said... (12/18/07 5:53 PM) Reply
What a lovely dress! It's so flattering. Definitely sew yourself another.
sandrasdaughter said... (12/18/07 2:55 PM) Reply
Very pretty and the fit appears to be perfect. I am taking note of the elastic tip for the neck edge.
EleanorSews said... (12/18/07 12:42 PM) Reply
Congratulatoins! What a pretty result! Nice choice of pattern and fabric. It made up nicely and is quite flattering. I think everyone is searching for that perfect pattern and you have certainly found your! A nice deep red would be great for the holidays.... OK, time is short, but I bet you would look stunning in a deep red.
lilyofthevalley said... (12/18/07 11:58 AM) Reply
Lovely dress and very flattering on you. Yes, make more. Thanks for the info on neckline renovation. You encourage me to work harder to master how to write my first review.
Annika said... (12/18/07 11:18 AM) Reply
Love it!
Klynch said... (12/18/07 10:43 AM) Reply
Very very nice. We are the same shape and now I wanna make it too!!! Thanks for your review.
merry-one said... (12/18/07 10:34 AM) Reply
Very pretty and flattering!
gatorgirl4325 said... (12/18/07 9:34 AM) Reply
Lovely dress!
zeoplum said... (12/18/07 9:24 AM) Reply
Very flattering dress! Looking forward to more reviews from you!
carolynw said... (12/18/07 9:15 AM) Reply
Very nice dress Cody - seeing you in yours makes me want to get to mine in a hurry - ooking at the pattern and just not sure so thanks for this review!!
Cathy Loves Fabric said... (12/18/07 8:45 AM) Reply
Your dress looks very nice on you and the fabric is great. This is a great pattern. Thanks for your review, I really appreciated seeing your version.
Sic said... (12/18/07 8:32 AM) Reply
Shura said... (12/18/07 7:21 AM) Reply
Very pretty, Cody - and it looks great on you!
Vonnevo said... (12/18/07 7:10 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress and photo Cody !!! I am glad you managed to solve the neckline problem with the clear elastic. Definitely make more of this one. Congratulations on writing your first review !!!!! It has prompted me to dust off this pattern and make the dress.
Olivia Sews said... (12/18/07 6:38 AM) Reply
Very nice! What I do if the neckline is too low is to wear a cami underneath.
JulieR said... (12/18/07 5:35 AM) Reply
Stunning. Is the fabric from Australia's Spotlight?
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