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Posted on:5/11/12 6:09 PM


Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 4 people   
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Melody said... (5/31/12 7:34 PM) Reply
Wow! This looks great. I loved the way you wrangled that border print. It's absolutely beautiful. Oh and the midriff back placement is spot on, you needn't worry.
AuntieShel said... (5/23/12 11:07 AM) Reply
Absolutely gorgeous dress!!!! Had my eye on this, thanks for reviewing!!
Patti B said... (5/13/12 10:11 AM) Reply
So so pretty as is your daughter. I'm getting ready to see this for my DD and appreciate the review.
Steffie said... (5/12/12 3:16 PM) Reply
Thanks for all your positive comments!
Steffie said... (5/12/12 3:15 PM) Reply
SunnySewer - No, I did not raise the neckline, but I would raise it a bit if I made it again. It is a little low, but the bodice pieces are wide enough that it isn't too revealing. It looks a bit more revealing in person. I purchased the fabric on Fabric.com a couple of summers ago and finally got around to using it. :)
sunnysewer said... (5/12/12 12:38 PM) Reply
WOW, I love this. looks fantastic. Did you raise the V-neck at all? Since the wearer is tall it looks great, might it be kind of low cut on a shorter person? Also can you tell where you found that fabric? thanks
magpie57 said... (5/12/12 9:52 AM) Reply
Wonderful use of your border print! Noone will ever notice the upside down piece if you don't mention it! Sweet dress. Well done.
facesunderwater said... (5/12/12 8:57 AM) Reply
Your placement of the print is stunning!
Lori V said... (5/12/12 8:16 AM) Reply
Very pretty dress, the border fabric is gorgeous.
becca a said... (5/12/12 8:05 AM) Reply
What a pretty dress! I don't see anything off about the back midriff. What a gorgeous border print you used!
tigergirl said... (5/12/12 2:41 AM) Reply
What fabulous fabric! This dress looks great on her.
stitchywitch said... (5/12/12 2:03 AM) Reply
Lovely - looks great on your daughter. Thank you for the review - I want to make this in a knit, but I was worried it wouldn't work!
SewWil said... (5/12/12 0:25 AM) Reply
Very pretty dress. Great use of the border print.
heathergwo said... (5/11/12 10:08 PM) Reply
Super cute!! Love the fabric and you matched the pattern up very well!
momsurfing said... (5/11/12 9:24 PM) Reply
very nice
Sue Parrott said... (5/11/12 9:09 PM) Reply
This isnso cute!
Barbara V said... (5/11/12 8:54 PM) Reply
Pretty border print fabric. The dress is gorgeous on your very attractive daughter!
Nenewhis said... (5/11/12 8:01 PM) Reply
I love this dress, it is so well thought out, and looks like you bought it off the rack. Well done!
craftylady66 said... (5/11/12 7:08 PM) Reply
It's lovely. The back midriff looks fine to me.
 
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