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Reviewed by:Erica B.

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Posted on:11/4/09 0:37 AM
Last Updated:11/4/09 7:26 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 14 people   
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nedder said... (1/5/10 3:14 AM) Reply
It's beautiful - I appreciate the picture of the bust adjustment - I have to do the same...
Quietlife said... (1/3/10 10:56 PM) Reply
Saw this as a RTW at Ann Taylor..tried it on, but did no like the fit of the RTW..with your adjustments, I just might make one (am too old to be wearing mini's and was not sure it would look good lengthened). thanks for posting.
Hilary said... (12/21/09 10:36 PM) Reply
This looks great on you!! And I*love* the gold zip, very snazzy :o)
wzrdreams said... (11/19/09 11:45 PM) Reply
So love your details. I just ordered this pattern today and I'll probably make the same adjustments as you did. I'm looking forward to it. :)
Meredith P said... (11/14/09 2:44 PM) Reply
I'm so glad we have you snoop shopping for us! ;-) Beautiful dress.
Catbird said... (11/7/09 7:37 PM) Reply
Sorry to be so late in commenting, but this dress is beautiful! I love the unusual details, just enough to be captivating, like that clever exposed zipper. Looks great and the length looks perfect!
cboots said... (11/5/09 10:10 PM) Reply
I saw this pattern the other day (thinking it was nice but too short) but yours looks much better than the one on the envelope! I will definitely consider this one as a potential for this year's holiday dress! Thanks for the great review.
Jacqui315 said... (11/5/09 9:45 PM) Reply
Love it!!!
CynthiaSue said... (11/5/09 1:15 AM) Reply
so pretty!
CypGrl said... (11/4/09 8:24 PM) Reply
Rhoda K said... (11/4/09 7:32 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress, looks very nice on you.
Nancy Anne said... (11/4/09 4:22 PM) Reply
Wonderfully exectued, as always. I'd think any mistakes on an exposed zipper would be easily noticable, so kuddos on doing such a beautiful job!
homejewel said... (11/4/09 3:39 PM) Reply
I'm just going to say it - you look HOT! Six inches???? Welcome to my world! LOL
SandraB said... (11/4/09 3:32 PM) Reply
Such a simple, yet gorgeous dress. You look fabulous as always.
sew obsessed said... (11/4/09 3:11 PM) Reply
Wow, this is divine.....You look fabulous in this dress. I love the shoes!
no7262 said... (11/4/09 12:57 PM) Reply
Looks great! Nora :)
krawz said... (11/4/09 12:32 PM) Reply
Barbara V said... (11/4/09 11:35 AM) Reply
Absolutely gorgeous! You look fabulous in it. The front view draws one in, then the back view delivers the "walk away punch" with the exposed zipper. Very nice!
sewbehind said... (11/4/09 10:16 AM) Reply
Erica, you look gorgeous in everything you sew! Another beautiful dress.
racehorse said... (11/4/09 9:27 AM) Reply
That is totally awesome on you. Truly beautiful. I'll have to put this on my wish list.
elainemay said... (11/4/09 8:56 AM) Reply
Stunning, yet again, and amazing workmanship. Another pattern of yours goes on my to-make list
AnneMarie60 said... (11/4/09 8:27 AM) Reply
Jaw-dropping gorgeous! I love the exposed zipper.
Lori V said... (11/4/09 8:15 AM) Reply
Very class dress.
Paris75008 said... (11/4/09 4:21 AM) Reply
Beautiful fit. I've seen that exposed zipper on Marc Jacobs RTW. It looks absolutely stunning on your dress.
lamstu said... (11/4/09 4:16 AM) Reply
Beautiful, classy, adorable dress! THe workmanship looks fabulous. This might be LBD in your very modern and nonscandalous length.
marec said... (11/4/09 0:42 AM) Reply
I just saw this on your beautiful with the perfect fit and the exposed zipper. You're right about the length :-)
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