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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 04-2001-112 (Trench Dress)

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Reviewed by:Kay Y
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Posted on:6/30/08 10:13 AM
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cabinbaby said...
Wow! That is so classy looking. Thanks for all the details and tips.
6/30/08 10:32 AM
Dee2 said...
Wonderful dress--really a classic. I like the design changes you made & your sewing is really beautiful.
6/30/08 10:44 AM
Sigrid. said...
You and I really have the same taste! What a beautiful dress. Unfortunately I don't have BWOF from that year. Otherwise I would sew it too. Perhaps you can sew a Jalie tee for instant gratification? (If you like making a tee).
6/30/08 10:48 AM
MissCelie said...
Gorgeous Kay. I've had the same experience in finding *just* the right pattern in Burda. Lovely!
6/30/08 10:52 AM
jkaori said...
What an amazing dress --- the style is so flattering and classic. Your sewing looks beautiful as well. Congratulations!
6/30/08 11:14 AM
stitcheroo said...
This is a gorgeous, gorgeous dress.
6/30/08 11:16 AM
Tiner W said...
This is a wonderful dress--so classic! It's very flattering on you.
6/30/08 12:02 PM
Ann Smith said...
Wonderful dress and so flattering on you. Great fit and construction.
6/30/08 12:10 PM
Re Becca said...
Wow, how forward of them to issue this back in 2001. I must have this!
6/30/08 12:10 PM
Peggy L said...
Kay - this turned out beautifully. Great review.
6/30/08 12:15 PM
Heatherrique said...
Sharp and chic, Kay!
6/30/08 12:28 PM
patrica said...
6/30/08 12:52 PM
Fran G said...
Very nice dress and thanks for the tip on solving the curling problem.
6/30/08 2:04 PM
Beek said...
I love reading your reviews, Kay. You are certainly an expert seamstress and your choice of patterns are always intriguing.
6/30/08 3:42 PM
Seaspur said...
Wow, gorgeous dress!
6/30/08 4:25 PM
nellc said...
Lovely dress, looks so very stylish with the trench coat design details.
6/30/08 6:11 PM
CarolynGM said...
Great detailing and construction on your coat dress. It's a great classic look that will never go out of style.
6/30/08 6:26 PM
leanmeansewingmachine said...
Beautiful dress!
6/30/08 8:46 PM
KarmenG said...
That is one smashing dress! Very lovely. Interesting about the center front curling, and your fix sure solved that. Thanks for the great review and idea with what to do with all this linen in my stash! That style is timeless.
6/30/08 8:55 PM
Mahler said...
Kay, your collar falls like a charm. I am impressed, again, by your skills. This dress is, without a doubt ,much more beautiful then any you would buy in a store. Never would they sew with such precision. This is a fabulous dress. The picture you have as thumbnail is well chosen, it makes us want to click and see more. Thank you for this wonderful review.
6/30/08 10:45 PM
nancy2001 said...
Beautiful dress.
6/30/08 11:05 PM
Danvillegirl said...
Great looking trench dress. Another beautiful project.
7/1/08 5:13 AM
LuceLu said...
Thanks! Great review and classy dress! That dress would have really cost you had you purchased it in the boutique.
7/1/08 6:22 AM
Nancy K said...
Gorgeous! Beautifully detailed dress and beautifully executed! This dress is so stylish and flattering on you. It just shows you that nothing is really 'new' in fashion.
7/1/08 7:15 AM
Dei said...
We're getting awfully close to couture here. Love the drape and the collar.
7/1/08 10:05 PM
MagpieJen said...
I *adore* this! Beautiful, smart, feminine, sharp, flattering - this dress has it all. Thank you for the wonderful review too!
7/2/08 12:49 PM
nicegirl said...
Why, oh why, do I not have this issue of BWOF? That is a knockout dress. I love it!
7/2/08 5:37 PM
ALY said...
Beautiful dress! I pulled this BWOF issue out for the very same dress during my summer wardrobe planning.
7/2/08 8:05 PM
blue mooney said...
Be-you-ti-ful! Thanks for all the tips. I think you made a good decision to leave out most of the pleats; it makes your dress look sleeker. Gee, wonder if I have this issue?
7/4/08 7:57 AM
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