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Pattern Reviews> Folkwear> 101 (Gaza Dress)

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Reviewed by:Therisa

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Posted on:5/30/10 9:12 PM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized 

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 7 people   
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fryman said...
the Gaza Dress pattern is a great choice!
4/8/10 9:26 AM
room2ndfloor said...
On the Folkwear site, there is some infor on how to upsize the Afghan Nomad dress. Perhaps you could use this info to upsize the rectangular portions of this dress, as well. I made their Syrian dress (reviewed on this site) had to upsize it as well. I find the Folkwear patterns inconsistent: some are well-thought out, some not.
4/21/10 6:05 PM
Therisa said...
Thanks for the suggestion, I will look into the Afghan Dress modifications indeed!
4/25/10 9:00 AM
FreyaStark said...
A striking and distinctive dress. I've been wondering about this pattern myself.
5/30/10 11:16 PM
Sanibelle said...
I've always wanted to try this pattern. It turned out beautifully. Enjoy wearing it!
5/31/10 4:12 AM
knitmachinequeen said...
Therisa you could have made your FBA to the side panel in the same way as one is done on a princess style. It's very easy and would leave the the armhole intact. I really like the colors and how you did your own interpretation of such an ethnic outfit.
5/31/10 8:20 AM
AnneM said...
Lovely dress and fabric. I agree, multi-sizes are much easier. You did great with it, though.
6/5/10 9:20 PM
room2ndfloor said...
What a joy that you finished the dress in this gorgeous brocade. Very festive! Brava!
6/14/10 7:15 PM
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