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Posted on:5/16/08 11:18 PM
Last Updated:6/17/08 8:43 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 11 people   
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neverenoughtime said... (8/3/08 6:24 PM) Reply
Thanks for the suggestions of moving the gathers towards the side.
Nancywin said... (6/19/08 1:01 AM) Reply
This dress looks really nice on you. Good fabric choice, too.
gatorgirl4325 said... (6/18/08 10:23 AM) Reply
Both of your dresses are fantastic! I like the idea of moving the gathers to the sides.
Meggie LuLu said... (6/17/08 8:52 PM) Reply
What a CUTE dress!!! I want this pattern now!!!
Gelbean said... (6/17/08 8:50 PM) Reply
This dress looks great on you. The color and fit is perfect.
SallyNC said... (5/30/08 12:02 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress, and it looks fantastic on you!
Celeste said... (5/23/08 9:52 AM) Reply
You are quite wrong. The upper back looks smashing because it looks like a custom fit! Couldn't look any better!! If you have a serger you can serge off that extra fabric of the darts. Or zig-zag about 1/4" away from the dart stitching, then cut just outside the zig zag. I LOVE LOVE LOVE your idea of moving the front gathers. How ingenious!! This would also benefit me as I wear empire waists well but sometimes those tummy gathers just are so unflattering. Thank you for such a great review!!
JBsewmonster said... (5/18/08 8:27 AM) Reply
I think you are way to critical of how it looks on you! Thanks for sharing the pictures of the inside. It really helped me see what you meant. Nice to know I'm not the only one with quirks inside my garments!
Meggie LuLu said... (5/17/08 3:24 PM) Reply
WOW!!!!! Great job!!!!!! Love the color (purple's my favorite color)!!!!!!
KrystalL said... (5/17/08 8:41 AM) Reply
I like this style and color on you. I also like the tip about moving the gathers to the sides. It looks very flattering!
molander said... (5/17/08 8:11 AM) Reply
Wow! That turned out terrific! I have that pattern but am scared to begin. You've motivated me!
Ellenatlga said... (5/17/08 8:05 AM) Reply
I agree with the others, this dress looks great on you. It's flattering fitwise and colorwise.
ryan's mom said... (5/17/08 6:52 AM) Reply
Gosh I love your dress! I tried to get this pattern at JoAnn's during one of the recent pattern sales and it was out of stock. What a bummer!
Kaitlinnegan said... (5/17/08 0:25 AM) Reply
Despite your reservations, I think this dress looks great on you! I like the modifications you made.
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