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Posted on:3/23/13 8:53 PM
Last Updated:3/23/13 9:22 PM
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slmstyle said... (8/8/13 12:27 PM) Reply
Lovely results on this dress! It looks quite tailored yet a tad fun and feminine.
annie11 said... (3/24/13 11:41 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress! I hadn't looked twice at this pattern before, but your version has me sold. Great job with learning the new techniques too!
Jstarr4250 said... (3/24/13 7:41 AM) Reply
Oh those ruffles!! I've been following this project on your blog and the finished dress is really gorgeous. I'm scared of all those special feet that came with my new machine but you have inspired me to get them out and practice. It really does make all the difference between a good finished product and a GREAT one.
couturemom said... (3/24/13 6:47 AM) Reply
Great job on those rolled hems. This inspires me to practice more with my rolled hem foot.
susanbanks said... (3/24/13 4:44 AM) Reply
Lovely, lovely dress!
ChristmasHills said... (3/24/13 2:39 AM) Reply
Your dress is divine. The shape suits you beautifully. Wow it would certainly have been short if you had followed the instructions for that 3 inch hem! Totally agree with crazygrad - how much do you want for it?
Re Becca said... (3/23/13 11:11 PM) Reply
You totally rock this! The navy makes it look less frilly, more perfect and fabulous. Love your details loke the rolled hem. It lays very well, great job.
renren said... (3/23/13 9:43 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress! You have made giant strides in sewing skills over the years--really quite impressive. I remember when you used to take photos creatively using a paper towel and twisty thingy to hold the camera--and now it appears you have a Wolf dressform, a well-deserved reward. This dress looks couture--seriously!
Jasst282 said... (3/23/13 9:36 PM) Reply
I love the ruffles too!
SewWil said... (3/23/13 9:27 PM) Reply
Pretty dress!
TJSEWS said... (3/23/13 9:26 PM) Reply
Your version is much more elegant than the pattern's! Your dress turned out beautifully. Those ruffles are gorgeous. I'm sorry you're not happy with the back...could a fitting buddy help tweak this for you? Love it!
crazygrad said... (3/23/13 9:07 PM) Reply
I LOVE your version! Such an improvement on the pic for the pattern--- that looks like a sweatshirt with the sleeves cut off and a tit ruffle added. I give it a guffaw, but I might buy yours.
 
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