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Posted on:8/25/09 3:38 PM
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Sara The Slayer said... (4/23/11 12:07 PM) Reply
Oooo gorgeous. and thanks for the tip on that fabric store. Burda magazine ran a similar dress in the last months, I'm also way short, might try it now.
Laura A said... (3/30/11 2:43 PM) Reply
I am making the floor length version for my daughter for prom. she is tiny, like your daughter. did you shorten the bodice and the skirt pattern pieces before cutting? I will make a muslin ahead of time to get the bodice sizing right, but just wondered about the alterations you did. Congrats on your daughter graduation!
anncie1 said... (3/6/10 12:49 PM) Reply
Hi Marki, I love this. I'm making this hopfully for my niece for prom. Oh and I thought that was your sewing room! LOL!
CynthiaSue said... (10/6/09 2:19 PM) Reply
this just gave me the best idea for my nieces dance!! i love it!! totally adorable.
nancy2001 said... (8/30/09 8:56 PM) Reply
All your hard work paid off. Your daughter looks beautiful in her lovely dress.
trishapatk said... (8/29/09 9:06 PM) Reply
Great review, lovely dress and lovely daughter. You did a beautiful job. I really like seeing the picture of you altering it, it's very charming. Thanks for posting this.
CypGrl said... (8/27/09 5:26 PM) Reply
It seems that both the sewist and the student did a great job. How happy your DD looks in the photos.
cindyann said... (8/26/09 12:56 PM) Reply
OMG the girl is so pretty you hardly notice the dress. And smart too! Seriously, very fine work and a perfect style for her petite frame.
Stitchcakes said... (8/26/09 12:34 PM) Reply
That green is incredibly pretty, like a minty dessert! You have made this dress look very approachable for a regular gal - I think it is the length. I like that a lot. The picture of you in the costume lab looks very Project Runway, lol!
PegL said... (8/26/09 10:30 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress and great story! Your daughter owes you big time! ;>)
Mebber said... (8/26/09 9:34 AM) Reply
A dress with a fantastic story! Congrats on her graduation, and of course the dress! Lucky you for getting a slice of that special sewing space that was so influential and important to her. That's a true gift.
Woolygal said... (8/26/09 7:37 AM) Reply
How exciting. This is what life is all about. The des is priceless.
janella said... (8/26/09 2:10 AM) Reply
Great review... great dress - I love the pale green under the grad. robes. Your daughter looks gorgeous. Love the picture of you in the theatre lab!! :)
sewmaris said... (8/26/09 0:42 AM) Reply
Beautiful!
Terri A said... (8/25/09 10:35 PM) Reply
Really great job - she looks lovely!
AnitaJ said... (8/25/09 8:19 PM) Reply
What a lovely dress! I'm sure it will evoke pleasant memories for years to come too. Congrats to both you and your daughter! :)
Heatherrique said... (8/25/09 8:03 PM) Reply
Congratulations to your preciously gorgeous scholar ! This lovely green complements your daughter so nicely. I also adore that picture of you at work on her dress. No wonder your daughter is smiling - you created not only a beautiful and fine fitting dress, but a dress that symbolizes her academic milestone, and your love and support.
UrbanJill said... (8/25/09 6:59 PM) Reply
So cute, your daughter looks perfect!
AnneMarie60 said... (8/25/09 6:22 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress for a very lovely, intelligent young lady! I know you are so proud! Congratulations to you and your family!
Kay Romo said... (8/25/09 5:24 PM) Reply
Such a lovely dress for your beautiful daughter who sets your "heart on fire."
lyndle said... (8/25/09 5:23 PM) Reply
Lovely dress - what a great mom you are! Hope Kate knows that! She looks great in it.
Wino said... (8/25/09 5:21 PM) Reply
Congratulations to you and your daughter-fabulous dress!
RLL said... (8/25/09 5:03 PM) Reply
The dress is fabulous and your daughter is beautiful. What a mom........doing alterations the day before, with unfamiliar equipment, in the costume lab at that. Again, WHAT A MOM. The fact that you are so proud doesn't show at all!
Noeysmommy said... (8/25/09 5:00 PM) Reply
The dress and your daughter are beautiful!
eugenia123 said... (8/25/09 4:55 PM) Reply
What a beautiful dress. Kate looks so pretty and happy in it and it suits her so well. Great job!
persevering said... (8/25/09 4:44 PM) Reply
Wow! What a success story - this beautiful dress and the graduation of your pretty daughter. Happy to read about it - Congratulations making the dream a reality.
 
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