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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 12-2008-130 (Exclusive Design Dress)

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Posted on:9/10/09 10:21 AM
Last Updated:9/28/09 2:48 PM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 6 people   
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DKG said... (1/16/10 0:05 AM) Reply
Gosh, don't you look just gorgeous in this dress! I've never sewn a Burda pattern and you have inspired me to give it a go.
eugenia123 said... (9/29/09 1:14 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress - you look amazing in it.
sewing for fun said... (9/29/09 11:58 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress! Very elegant. I could also see it doing nicely in a print for a casual summer sundress. The lines are very nice and look great on you!
CynthiaSue said... (9/29/09 0:41 AM) Reply
utterly gorgeous! amazing seamstress work.
Leora said... (9/28/09 6:32 PM) Reply
Gorgeous dress!
lucylal said... (9/28/09 5:31 PM) Reply
I really love this pattern too, but thought the unlined bodice in chiffon was a little strange. On thinking have decided a satin bodice would look nice too. I just might have to give it a go! Your dress looks gorgeous!!
Lori V said... (9/28/09 5:01 PM) Reply
This is stunning, what a perfect dress for a party.
kerrynw said... (9/13/09 10:51 PM) Reply
Stunning dress, great achievement, you are definitely not a beginner as you describe yourself! Well done!
sewkiwi said... (9/11/09 5:22 PM) Reply
Looks fabulous. I to had been waiting for an occasion to make this and now have dinner in November that I need it for :-). I have the fabric ready to go. Thanks for the review. I'm looking forward to making it.
suesmith said... (9/10/09 7:04 PM) Reply
Love this pattern! Great fit, great lines and your fabric choices make for a stunning evening dress!
gatorgirl4325 said... (9/10/09 2:59 PM) Reply
I loved this dress in the magazine as well - your version is so very nice!
RLL said... (9/10/09 12:38 PM) Reply
Really pretty and great fit.
lizagm said... (9/10/09 11:48 AM) Reply
LOL, thanks Joan, I did change it. I think we are always our own worst critic. I would probably always think of myself as a beginner no matter how long I had been sewing :)
Vintage Joan said... (9/10/09 11:42 AM) Reply
Gorgeous dress! :) (BTW, now that you're making lined BWOF dresses and doing French seams on chiffon, I think it's fairly safe to promote yourself to Advanced Beginner. ;) )
no7262 said... (9/10/09 10:57 AM) Reply
Looks great on you!!!!! NOra :)
yorkshire lass said... (9/10/09 10:54 AM) Reply
Oooh, stunning. I too saw this dress but sadly I have nowhere to wear it. I hope you enjoy/ed the cocktail party... I bet you were/will be the belle of the ball in that dress.
 
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