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Posted on:4/18/13 9:32 AM
Last Updated:4/29/13 12:17 PM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 11 people   
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Mazzygirl said... (4/25/13 3:38 AM) Reply
Looks lovely! Sorry to hear you had sizing issues... I find new look patterns run a bit large so I generally go down a size which solves this problem. I also normally buy 2 of the same pattern as they are so well priced, allowing me to try a different size if I goof on my first attempt. Anyway, a gorgeous result, keep on sewing!
MrsCharisma said... (4/23/13 3:25 PM) Reply
What a great review! I love this dress on you!
imsewcrazy said... (4/20/13 5:15 PM) Reply
Your dress is beautiful and looks great on you!!!
Levone said... (4/20/13 12:17 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress! Thanks or highlighting your issues with it.
caper81 said... (4/19/13 3:58 PM) Reply
Thank you so much ladies!! :) ArtAttack:Though I'm not glad to hear this pattern gave you grief, Its kinda nice to know I wasn't the only one *not* in love with this pattern! :)
Heatherrique said... (4/19/13 3:18 PM) Reply
VERY attractive dress on you, Caper! It is difficult to believe you had issues with the bodice. Superb job on this dress.
Danvillegirl said... (4/19/13 6:48 AM) Reply
With all the issues you had, your dress is really very stunning and flattering on you. I can understand why you love this fabric!!
SewWil said... (4/18/13 10:09 PM) Reply
Good for you for persisting. Your dress is beautiful and looks great on you.
Jstarr4250 said... (4/18/13 10:02 PM) Reply
Nice save with this gorgeous fabric! Seriously, I would never have guessed it gave you fits by looking at the finished dress. It looks fantastic on you.
ArtAttack said... (4/18/13 8:04 PM) Reply
THANK YOU!! Finally, someone else had the exact same bodice problem that I did! What a reality check! I have seen SO many great and thumbs up reviews for this pattern and it simply didn't work for me. I thought it was me! Having said that, I'm so happy you made this one work because it is ADORABLE. I love your fabric. Great job for powering through it. I have since put mine in the donation bag!
gatorgirl4325 said... (4/18/13 10:10 AM) Reply
Your dress is lovely! Your trials with the bodice are not visible at all.
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