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McCall's: 6028 ( MISSES' DRESSES) thumbsup - Type:Dresses    printable version
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carolyn101 said...
Thanks for your very helpful review- although I am more of an SBA girl your detailed alteration were great. I can't see any sign of hem flare in you picture- your dress looks beautiful.
6/8/12 0:13 AM
SewWil said...
Beautiful dress. I like the contrast piping a lot.
6/8/12 1:33 AM
Dilliander said...
Very smart, the diagonal plaids and piping look great.
6/8/12 2:21 AM
mesewlot said...
I love what you did with this pattern and the fabric. So, glad your hem situation worked out! Looking at your dress, you would never know your dilemmas with creating it!~ job WELL done!!
6/8/12 2:25 AM
Scheri said...
Love your reviews. I think this dress is fantastic.
6/8/12 2:30 AM
Karine said...
Thanks for such a thorough review. The photos on your blog explaining your pattern alterations were so helpful. There's nothing like seeing it! It's hard to believe your dress was so close to becoming a wadder - it's beautiful! I really like the bias front and your piping. Your fitting is exceptional and the dress looks lovely on you.
6/8/12 8:17 AM
cleverkitty said...
really sharp dress, I love the piping too :)
6/8/12 8:18 AM
Ciclista said...
Lovely and creative as always!
6/8/12 8:45 AM
Jrhee said...
Love your dress!
6/8/12 10:28 AM
ArtAttack said...
Super cute with the on bias and piping details...love it!
6/8/12 10:56 AM
sunnysewer said...
love the plaids and the fit is fantastic, great post.
6/8/12 11:58 AM
Heatherrique said...
The plaid placement is very attractive. Kudos to your daughter, she is just too clever!
6/8/12 12:14 PM
marec said...
What an elegant dress, and what a great save. Your daughter is so smart!
6/8/12 3:10 PM
Mahogany Stylist said...
Thanks, everyone.
6/8/12 4:11 PM
MapleCandy3 said...
love it!
6/8/12 7:16 PM
GailFriday said...
Sharp--good technique, and very flattering. Nice work!
6/9/12 12:29 PM
norie creates said...
Wow! Beautiful dress. Gotta love the newbies!
6/9/12 1:43 PM
Wianno Girl said...
super job - I will remember the chain idea as it's an Elegant solution...
6/11/12 2:53 PM
tigergirl said...
What a fantastic save, as others have said, you'd never guess there was a problem with the hem.
6/11/12 9:34 PM
Annette1 said...
Well, aren't you just PRETTY AS A PICTURE in this dress? I would have never thought to use the plaid suiting, but I LOVE the result! Good thing your daughter is around to give you WINNING SOLUTIONS, too, for that hemline. It's just perfect!
7/1/12 2:12 AM
debrawinfrey said...
Yes the piping looks great with this fabric!!
7/8/12 10:30 PM
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