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Posted on:6/22/09 0:56 AM

Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 11 people   
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flyingpenguin said...
I agree, the picture of the flat fabric makes me think it's not the best, mostly because of the lime green, but I LOVE what you did with it. I think the brown waistband and trim balance the colors nicely, and the pattern is perfect for the fabric- or the other way around? This dress is so fun, it makes me smile!
9/4/13 6:43 PM
Hilary said...
*Great* review-and I too was thinking "but I LIKE this fabric" LOL! I love that you went and got more, hehe.! Your dress (and the green version as well) really came out well-good job!
5/3/11 5:22 PM
pammieh said...
Sorry I love this fabric (but used to hate it: in Second grade my mother made me wear a similar fabric for a school photo) now I love it:)
9/17/09 9:24 PM
selvage said...
Very cute dress!
7/10/09 4:11 PM
CarolynGM said...
Very cute dress. Love the contrast band on it.
7/7/09 7:37 AM
Sew tell me said...
Sorry but you can't possibly win this contest because I love, love, love this fabric. Cute dress too I have this pattern.
6/24/09 2:08 AM
Lili123 said...
your dress looks's funny because 2 weeks ago, i bought the same fabric, it was love at first sight. I didn't use it yet but seeing your work is very motivational and inspire me.
6/23/09 7:13 PM
AnneM said...
I like your work with it. The brown trim adds a lot to the dress, taming the fabric while still leaving it full of life. It's a fun dress. I particularly like the waistband.
6/23/09 6:48 PM
sewfossy said...
Love the use of contrast trims. Makes it very chic!
6/23/09 1:46 PM
barbcl said...
Your dress is snazzy and looks great! Sure is a winner, and isn't that a thrill to any stitcher!
6/23/09 11:01 AM
kittybishop said...
Great dress, I just love your 'ugly' main fabric, but then I too, have spent most of my life 'swimming against the tide'. And it looks great on you.
6/23/09 7:28 AM
Kayseri said...
Err, when I saw the flat fabric I thought 'Yep totally Ugly'. But it improved tremendously when made up and I like your finished dress. I think the contrast waist and hem are great.
6/22/09 11:30 PM
moonchild61 said...
I don't know who you're hangin' with; but, I love this fabric and this dress! It's not ugly at all. As Austin Powers would say, "Oh, Groovy Baby"!
6/22/09 8:03 PM
Time4me said...
Thanks so much for all your kind comments. It really helps! You have gone a long way in building my confidence back up. I have 'swam against the current' for all of my life so it is hard to tell when I am really out to lunch or just a little bit different.
6/22/09 6:48 PM
Izzie said...
Your dress turned out great! I really like the addition of the band at the hem.
6/22/09 5:27 PM
Leora said...
It is pretty funny that you are trying to make an ugly dress but just can't!!!
6/22/09 12:37 PM
AquariJenn said...
Very cute dress! The fabric does not look ugly at all. :)
6/22/09 10:45 AM
Vintage Joan said...
It's great -- but your friends and family need their eyes adjusted, lol. That fabric is wonderful. (Helpful hint -- don't show your fabric around to people next time! You obviously have great design/color instincts. :b)
6/22/09 9:27 AM
Amanda S. said...
Love the dress. AND the fabric! I would totally wear that.
6/22/09 8:48 AM
Ronda Rae said...
When I opened the review, I belly laughed because the fabric caught my eye as being pretty! I can see that it might be considered ugly as a flat piece of fabric, but you have done with it is fabulous!
6/22/09 8:23 AM
Gelbean said...
That is a great looking dress. The fabric was what caught my eye in the thumbnail. I don't think it's ugly but I happen to like orange and brown. I hope you will wear it often as it is really a great looking dress.
6/22/09 4:56 AM
Mary Nanna said...
It looks fabulous - I love the way you've put it together with the boots as well. I think the fabric is very pretty.. but then it's a funny thing isn't it - when you want things to look lovely the camera plays cruel tricks, and then it makes something really awful look great! Murphy must have a law about that somewhere ... anyway, congratulations on what has been quite a journey!
6/22/09 3:33 AM
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