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Posted on:7/30/10 2:26 AM
Last Updated:8/7/10 2:26 AM

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 6 people   
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yorkshire lass said...
oooh, lovely dress. Very brave of you to scale it down. I couldn't even make it fit me at all, and I didn't need to scale down. I am in awe of your fitting and alterations skills.
7/30/10 4:40 AM
BillieJean said...
Beautiful dress - and really, putting in a zipper by hand is no problem. It actually gives you better control of making the two sides come out even at the top, because when doing it by hand you can manipulate the fabric if you need to.
7/30/10 6:41 AM
jannw said...
lovely....great job with the alterations, most impressive
7/30/10 7:46 AM
Aroura said...
Absolutlely beautiful! Fantastic job scaling it down.
7/30/10 10:17 AM
Kay Y said...
Beautiful! She will be so elegant, taking tea with her friends.
7/30/10 1:30 PM
rutrut said...
The piping is beautiful, I love it.
7/31/10 5:56 PM
Rhonda Noah said...
I love this dress! Yours turned out beautifully and I'm sure your daughter is happy with it. Thanks for the great review and bringing this free dress pattern to our attention.
8/4/10 8:10 PM
FreyaStark said...
A lovely dress. I wish the pattern came in a wider range of sizes.
8/7/10 4:18 AM
3HoursPast said...
Gorgeous, so exciting to see this dress made up!
8/7/10 8:36 AM
ryansmumAria said...
wow! impressive
8/7/10 9:43 AM
JEF said...
Wow! Love it!!!
8/7/10 11:32 AM
Tez said...
Lovely dress!
8/9/10 1:47 AM
heapha said...
actually I found this dress to be very boxy without grading the pattern - your daughter suits this style better than any adult (myself included) that I have seen in it - you did an amazing job I am glad she loves it
8/11/10 9:31 PM
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