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Posted on:5/30/12 0:44 AM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 6 people   
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lesliez said... (6/7/12 11:39 AM) Reply
Gorgeous! I would never have thought of wearing this as a tunic over pants. It's fabulous. I think the length is perfect, so dramatic.
Curly26 said... (6/1/12 2:06 PM) Reply
Looks great. I am going to make this over the weekend.
JillyBe said... (6/1/12 4:36 AM) Reply
What an intriguing design, and such a great look on you!
sfshaza said... (5/31/12 11:49 PM) Reply
Ann, this looks great on you! I love it as a tunic with your crisp white pants.
Barbara V said... (5/31/12 8:35 PM) Reply
I'm loving that color on you! So refreshing. Great style and of course, you wear it well.
pdiddly said... (5/31/12 2:30 AM) Reply
very nice - love the pattern on the fabric
Ann Smith said... (5/31/12 0:10 AM) Reply
LollyVee, I bought this fabric a year ago from FabricMartFabrics. I think too long ago for them to have it now.
Ann Smith said... (5/31/12 0:07 AM) Reply
CynthiaSue, I just turned the neckline under and topstitched as per pattern instructions . I did add clear elastic under the turn under as I thought the weight of the dress might pull the neckline out of shape.
SewWil said... (5/30/12 6:32 PM) Reply
Wow! This turned out fantastic. Looks GREAT on you!!!
FreyaStark said... (5/30/12 6:29 PM) Reply
A really cute, breezy and summery top. It looks wonderful on you.
BeckyW said... (5/30/12 5:29 PM) Reply
That looks super cute on you!!!
Deepika said... (5/30/12 4:35 PM) Reply
Beautiful! Thanks for the headsup on the fabric layout. I just traced off this pattern so this review is timely. I intend to wear this as a dress so I'll keep the length as is.
LollyVee said... (5/30/12 3:33 PM) Reply
Stunning dress! Where did you purchase the fabric?
marec said... (5/30/12 12:37 PM) Reply
It looks super on you! Thanks for the heads up on the layout-that would really mess up a project.
Elke said... (5/30/12 9:21 AM) Reply
Very pretty on you!
fauxgetaboutit said... (5/30/12 9:18 AM) Reply
Love your fabric choice. Who knew how well this was drafted? Great statement piece. I'm glad I have this pattern! Thanks for showing us the way!
Winifred said... (5/30/12 6:01 AM) Reply
Gorgeous on you , ~Ann - wear more of this lovely colour !! xx
Knitters Delight said... (5/30/12 4:02 AM) Reply
Sew4Fun said... (5/30/12 3:36 AM) Reply
Stunning Ann! It's definitely got the wow factor. I love the fabric you used. Paired with this pattern it's perfect.
CynthiaSue said... (5/30/12 2:01 AM) Reply
Wow! Who knew this pattern was so fashion forward and cute. Your neckline looks amazing. How did you finish it? Glad you pointed it out. Must sew now!
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