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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 09-2008-109 (Dress)

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Posted on:5/12/09 3:37 AM
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Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 9 people   
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crisford said... (5/13/09 11:56 AM) Reply
This looks like a very stylish dress, and suits you well! I agree with all of the previous comments, and also I love how the collar stands up when open.
Nancy K said... (5/13/09 9:56 AM) Reply
Very nice dress. It's flattering and stylish
kerrynw said... (5/13/09 9:54 AM) Reply
I think your dress looks great and would be perfect for the aussie winter.
Kbenco said... (5/12/09 10:54 PM) Reply
It is so frustrating when the photo/ illustration for a pattern is a big fat lie! However, your tunic looks terrific, and could be a very useful multi season garment. I am quite tempted by your version.
RLL said... (5/12/09 5:10 PM) Reply
When I first saw the photo I thought 'oh how cool, I like that'. After reading your review, I am sorry it didn't turn out how you expected, but I agree with Lily that you need to take a second look at your photo's before rejecting this. You look great in it.
lilyofthevalley said... (5/12/09 3:56 PM) Reply
Oh, I hope you *do* wear this dress/tunic often, as it's very striking on you. Take a second look at your photos before rejecting it; very slimming and chic. Also, a flattering color for you. I like it a great deal, and particularly like how the collar stands up in the back, but spreads gracefully in the front. Lovely, Lily
Vintage Joan said... (5/12/09 11:56 AM) Reply
That's a very nice jumper -- thanks for reviewing it. It looks great on you, IMO. :) Perhaps this one will grow on you.
greenandlilac said... (5/12/09 10:59 AM) Reply
As someone objective I can honestly say it looks stylish and flattering.
EleanorSews said... (5/12/09 9:52 AM) Reply
Sorry you aren't 1005 happy with your results. It's such a smart looking style and the fit is so nice. Maybe if you were to make it again, you could find a better collar from another pattern and subsitute that for a more satisfactory result?
Michele Lommasson said... (5/12/09 9:18 AM) Reply
Your jumper looks quite good, despite your disappointment over the collar. Your comment about taking the directions one sentence at a time is just the ticket. Thanks!
Kellie R. said... (5/12/09 8:16 AM) Reply
This is a really great style for you. You look great and did a nice job on it!
Vonnevo said... (5/12/09 7:27 AM) Reply
Your dress suits you nicely and looks fabulous. Perhaps a few trips through the wash will soften the denim too.
QuiltSewSewSue said... (5/12/09 6:36 AM) Reply
Thanks for the review - I think your version worked really well!
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