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Pattern Reviews> Kwik Sew> 2394 (Misses Full Slips)

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Reviewed by:Barbara at Cat Fur Studio
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Posted on:10/9/05 1:03 PM


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Sew'n'go said... (7/28/08 2:31 PM) Reply
Clever girl! I never thought of using this as a dress. Great idea.
GorgeousFabrics said... (10/14/06 9:27 AM) Reply
Wow Barbara, I just saw this review today for the first time. That is Gorgeous! Ann
Reggies Mom said... (10/14/06 2:02 AM) Reply
Well I'm a little late, aren't I? Lovely dress, so simple but stylish. Aren't you smart seeing what could become of a simple slip pattern. I think I might've found a source for a foldover velvet elastic - not sure about the brand, though. Does this look like the right stuff - http://www.jkmribbon.com/rc/velvets.html
ryan's mom said... (10/10/05 5:02 PM) Reply
Your lovely dress looks great on you!
cindyann said... (10/10/05 4:01 PM) Reply
Cute!! Great idea for this pattern.
Diane E said... (10/10/05 12:46 PM) Reply
Barbara, you look beautiful in your lovely dress. What a great idea to take the slip pattern and use it as a dress! Thanks for the reminder about fold-over elastic (FOE). It's a great binding. I noticed that Sewzanne's has FOE and they are a PR merchant.
PhyllisC said... (10/10/05 11:28 AM) Reply
Simple and fabulous! The very essence of chic.
AnneM said... (10/10/05 7:06 AM) Reply
Haven't seen a review from you in a while - nice to see one. Great dress. And you could even make a slip from that pattern! ;)
Danvillegirl said... (10/10/05 5:42 AM) Reply
Fabulous outfit.
Tov said... (10/9/05 7:24 PM) Reply
Wow! Using a slip pattern for a dress, terrific idea. Wonder if slinky knit would work. I've got a very large pc and was looking for a pattern to use....hmm, might try this. Thanks for the review. Viv
Lisette said... (10/9/05 6:58 PM) Reply
Wonderful dress, the shoes are fabulous.
Jennifer shaw said... (10/9/05 5:28 PM) Reply
This is soo pretty and it looks wonderful on you! Thanks for the review.
Nickle said... (10/9/05 4:21 PM) Reply
Very pretty and flattering on you.
Georgene said... (10/9/05 3:13 PM) Reply
There is a Mokuba store on 39th St. in Manhattan. I'm sure you wouln't have to buy a whole roll, although there might be a price break for the roll.
Barbara at Cat Fur Studio said... (10/9/05 3:02 PM) Reply
Johsew, the fold over elastic is manufactured by a Japanese firm called "Mokuba". I got it from a friend over a year ago...got several 10 meter rolls of different colors. I just did a quick internet search and at this time, could not find any sellers offering this item... I tried M & J Trim and some other online sellers. Perhaps a more determined searcher than me would be successful in finding it. Diligent seekers may find it helpful to know that this is by Mokuba, inventory item 4654, It comes in rolls of 10 meters. The ribbon is 18 millimeters in width. If you do look - let us know if you find it anywhere!
drsue said... (10/9/05 3:01 PM) Reply
Great idea!
Mary Stiefer said... (10/9/05 2:40 PM) Reply
What a great looking dress. Who would have thought this was a slip pattern? I love your ingenuity. Great job.
Maychi said... (10/9/05 1:38 PM) Reply
I *love* your shoes! The dress looks great too.
Johsews said... (10/9/05 1:23 PM) Reply
Beautiful! Where did you find the black velvet FOE? I want some!
touran said... (10/9/05 1:16 PM) Reply
How beautiful and the shoes are great. You look fabulous in the velvet.
 
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