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Pattern Reviews> Ottobre Design Magazine> 04-2008-35 (Helmi Shirt Dress)

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Posted on:10/29/08 1:15 PM
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CarolynGM said... (11/9/08 7:09 AM) Reply
It's wonderful that your daughter loves this dress so much. It is a darling pattern, and your topstitching is gorgeous.
Marji said... (11/7/08 9:07 AM) Reply
Beautifully done!
rebija said... (11/1/08 12:53 PM) Reply
So adorable!!!
daff said... (10/31/08 11:39 PM) Reply
Great job on this dress!! Your review is so helpful, especially the part about how you did your topstitching. I think I am going to have to get one of those feet!
Fairy_Tinkerbell said... (10/30/08 8:10 PM) Reply
Great job. I love this outfit!
3KillerBs said... (10/30/08 5:19 PM) Reply
The topstitching is wonderful. It looks very comfortable and practical for young teen. Cute, but modest.
Kbenco said... (10/30/08 1:05 AM) Reply
Your daughter's dress looks so good. The topstitching is terrific, and the zipper looks perfect, what a great job with all those pieces!
moushka said... (10/30/08 0:18 AM) Reply
Fabulous dress. I'll bet you'll be sewing another one before too long if she's still growing! It looks adorable on her, no wonder she loves it. Great review.
Gelbean said... (10/29/08 10:15 PM) Reply
Gorgeous dress. The topstitching detail is fabulous. And I just love it with the red leggings.
Annette1 said... (10/29/08 8:39 PM) Reply
Well, I don't have any trouble AT ALL believing how many complimented her on this dress. It's AWESOME! And Christa's tip for using the upholstery thread for the topstitching is PERFECT. I'd better get me some upholstery thread -- ha!
MamaSewing said... (10/29/08 7:06 PM) Reply
That is SO very amazing! I love it! (p.s. I'd have lengthened it as well.)
Meggie LuLu said... (10/29/08 6:51 PM) Reply
WOW!!!!! Your dress looks AWESOME!!!!! SOOO CUTE!!!!!
sewtime said... (10/29/08 6:45 PM) Reply
So cute!! Thank you for the tutorial, and very good review.
Elemenopeo said... (10/29/08 6:42 PM) Reply
Great dress.
Tiner W said... (10/29/08 4:03 PM) Reply
Great dress! The topstitching looks wonderful!
Christas said... (10/29/08 2:09 PM) Reply
Ruth, this is a VERY NICE dress! All of your hard work has paid off to make something very special. I LOVE it! You did such a wonderful job on it.
Lori V said... (10/29/08 2:00 PM) Reply
Ruth, this is such an incredible dress. Your topstitching is perfect and the way the waistband matches up in front - wow!! Your daughter looks very happy.
katlew03 said... (10/29/08 1:39 PM) Reply
Great job. Well worth all the effort to achieve results such as these. No wonder your daughter was happy with her dress.
JustTrina said... (10/29/08 1:21 PM) Reply
Really cute, great job!! I just love Ottobre
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