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Posted on:8/7/05 10:44 PM


Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 4 people   
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magpie57 said... (7/2/11 11:52 PM) Reply
Oops, plastic part. Also, I love the double straps. Nice touch.
magpie57 said... (7/2/11 11:52 PM) Reply
Did they tell you to take the boning out of the fabric sleeve it comes in? They may just tell you to use the plastice part.
sewcool21 said... (3/22/10 6:28 AM) Reply
i love it
Sara The Slayer said... (1/10/08 6:02 AM) Reply
Your daughter is gorgeous! Dress ain't bad either! I was thinking of doing this in fun print cotton as a summer thing - but now I think it's probably too hard. Boning! Yikes.
diane s said... (8/12/05 11:23 PM) Reply
I couldn't find the thin boning like the pattern called for, so I used regular covered boning, left the cover on and sewed it over the side seams in the lining (wrong side of lining) It gave the dress a little support, dd is small busted so engineering isn't important.
Kathryn said... (8/9/05 8:13 AM) Reply
You did a marvelous job on this dress, Diane. It's very flattering on your DD, and the fit is perfect! So how did you end up putting the boning in? Did you follow their advice, or do something differently?
Geordie Girl said... (8/8/05 1:57 PM) Reply
What a fantastic dress. The clolour is fab. Looks fantastic on your DD
Annika said... (8/8/05 12:44 PM) Reply
What a sweet dress! I love the doubled spaghetti straps. You did an excellent job!
Enid E said... (8/8/05 9:17 AM) Reply
Very pretty, and nice fitting dress for such a pretty girl!
KathleenS said... (8/8/05 5:30 AM) Reply
Lovely dress (fabrics look nice, even if they weren't) and your daughter looks pleased with it!
jlg said... (8/8/05 4:58 AM) Reply
Fabulous dress. Your daughter looks beautiful in it.
Vonnevo said... (8/8/05 3:19 AM) Reply
Diane this is simply beautiful. DD looks stunning in her dress. Thanks for your great 1st review.
Mary Stiefer said... (8/7/05 10:51 PM) Reply
Beautiful
 
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