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Pattern Reviews> Burda> 8174 (Dress with bustier and tulle)

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Posted on:10/12/06 12:37 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 8 people   
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ruthy21 said... (8/26/08 10:58 AM) Reply
I am making this dress for my textiles coursework, and your advice on the boning really helped me, thankyou :) & well done you did a lovely job
Bonnie1 said... (3/18/08 11:34 AM) Reply
Thanks for the tip on inserting boning.
AnneM said... (10/15/06 8:30 PM) Reply
You did a great job on her dress. I like the picture of her reading the book!
OP Gal said... (10/13/06 11:13 AM) Reply
Adorable dress! I like the idea of two colors of tulle. Beautiful job of construction.
Modiste Madness said... (10/12/06 9:34 PM) Reply
She looks beautiful because you did such a wonderful job of putting it together. Quite charming.
maryfrana said... (10/12/06 7:19 PM) Reply
How lucky for your friend that you made this fabulous dream dress. Great job.
blue mooney said... (10/12/06 4:28 PM) Reply
What a good friend you are! She looks lovely in this dress!
Marie-Claude said... (10/12/06 2:22 PM) Reply
Sorry, my comment ended up being posted twice grrrr
Marie-Claude said... (10/12/06 2:21 PM) Reply
What a pretty dress and a pretty princess! ;-) you did an excellent job on this pattern. I agree with the method you chose for the boning. This method was proposed in a Vogue dress I made and it looked much better and much more professionnal than the method Simplicity (and here, Burda) proposed. Plus, the boning didn't have a tendency to twist around. Kudos to you!
Leslie in Austin said... (10/12/06 2:15 PM) Reply
Very cute and definitely princess-y! Please step up and take your rightful place in the Girlfriend Hall of Fame.
Lynngray said... (10/12/06 2:09 PM) Reply
Oh she looks so lovely. And will be the hit of the ball.
Vonnevo said... (10/12/06 2:07 PM) Reply
Beautiful ! !
Elemenopeo said... (10/12/06 1:59 PM) Reply
She looks radiant in it. What a nice dress to make for a friend.
LBJ said... (10/12/06 1:41 PM) Reply
She does indeed look beautiful in her wonderful dress, and even better than beautiful she's lucky to have such a wonderful friend!
Erica B. said... (10/12/06 1:05 PM) Reply
That dress is beautiful!
Irene said... (10/12/06 12:56 PM) Reply
You've earned your fairy godmother wand, making this dream come true!
SheriF said... (10/12/06 12:55 PM) Reply
Your friend looks adorable. What a great girlfriend you are, and talented seamstress at that!
Pinkytoo said... (10/12/06 12:44 PM) Reply
Gorgeous! Breathtaking! She'll definately be the belle of the ball!! p.s. I love the color too.
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