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Date: 8/31/11 4:04 PM

Three new patterns from Colette patterns.

I like the dress and pants. Colette Patterns

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Date: 8/31/11 4:37 PM

Cute! The CF seam on the blouse would bug me, but I'm guessing they did that because it's cut on the bias.

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Date: 8/31/11 4:43 PM

I really like all of them, and might need to get all of them. I think the blouse is my favorite.

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Date: 8/31/11 6:49 PM

I like the blouse too, and yes you need that cf seam to make the bias hang evenly.

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Date: 8/31/11 7:46 PM

I like them all, too, although I'd need to alter that neckline on the dress to make it more open.

The cigarette pants seem like they might be an office-friendly alternative to leggings for some of my long tunics that don't look right over trousers/jeans.

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Date: 8/31/11 9:14 PM

Those pants look very cute, but I suspect they would like shideous on my body.

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Date: 9/1/11 1:24 AM

The only one that has any real possibility of looking OK on me is the blouse. But I'm not a fan of bias cut garments.

The dress is not bra or boob friendly.

I'm too curvy for the pants, esp. since I think I see the back waistband curving downward on the slim model. The tight cut would do my lumps no favors.

Overall, I'm really just not the Colette demographic.

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Date: 9/1/11 4:27 AM

I'm definitely in for the blouse and the dress.
The pants I'm also too curvy for - but having said that, I've been pleasantly surprised with some of their other patterns after seeing them made up, so never say never!

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Date: 9/1/11 8:40 AM

OMG I actually really like all three of these! A lot!

I can't believe we're getting new patterns here AND in the upcoming Colette book! :)

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Date: 9/9/11 1:33 PM

I just saw these the other day. Love the dress, but really not for me. The blouse looks very nice, will have to give it a try.

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