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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 06-2010-123 (Shoulder Gather Sack Dress)

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Posted on:7/23/10 8:28 AM
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SusiM said... (8/26/10 11:40 PM) Reply
Very cute and original. Great placement of the fabric pattern.
Grammy Gin said... (7/27/10 3:57 PM) Reply
I love what you did with this fabrid! Certainly DOESN'T look like a sack!! ;o)
jeanielynn said... (7/24/10 11:15 PM) Reply
I love your reviews. So nice with the pictures and the line drawings. You've made me want to make this dress.
CarolynGM said... (7/24/10 7:06 PM) Reply
Darling dress in a truly wonderful fabric. This is incredibly cute!
FreyaStark said... (7/23/10 6:48 PM) Reply
A very clever marriage of fabric and pattern.
thirteenstitches said... (7/23/10 5:52 PM) Reply
Annette1 said... (7/23/10 1:43 PM) Reply
Another great review! I LOVE the way you've put this print to use, a designer dress, to be sure. :o)
Levone said... (7/23/10 1:25 PM) Reply
Pretty dress and lovely fabric.
Elizabeth made this said... (7/23/10 11:49 AM) Reply
Lovely dress! Silk jersey for $5.22/yd? Holy cats, what a find!
Jeannine1976 said... (7/23/10 11:33 AM) Reply
You couldn't have chosen a better fabric for this project. It really makes the dress and the result looks wonderful on you.
nicegirl said... (7/23/10 11:27 AM) Reply
Annie11--the weight of the fabric pulls the dress to the back so the front neckline is very high. I tried to keep it situated in a more balanced way with a lower front neckline, but it is impossible. I don't find it uncomfortable, but it is much different than my usual style.
Catbird said... (7/23/10 10:31 AM) Reply
I love this. Great use of fabric and very helpful review, too. I smiled at your calculations and the amortization of your Burda subscription. Your $14 was well spent! Thanks also for pointing out Allie's lovely version, which I had somehow missed.
Mufffet said... (7/23/10 10:13 AM) Reply
Great use of this fabric - terrific styling! :)
annie11 said... (7/23/10 9:36 AM) Reply
Love the fabric! This looks very chic on you. I remember that Allie had said that the front neckline felt too high to her- do you notice that when wearing it too?
cindyann said... (7/23/10 9:12 AM) Reply
It's lovely and a very nice look on you. Great fabric placement!
dbsewer said... (7/23/10 8:58 AM) Reply
Cute dress. Love the colors.
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