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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 4092 (Elizabeth's POTC dress)

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Posted on:10/17/06 8:57 PM
Last Updated:10/18/06 6:00 AM


Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 12 people   
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K D said... (9/17/08 11:05 AM) Reply
Lovely dress. Thanks for all of the tips - I hope mine turns out just a nicely!
Sara The Slayer said... (12/14/07 6:41 AM) Reply
I love this. I'm glad everyone says it's easier than it looks.
OP Gal said... (8/17/07 9:39 AM) Reply
Gorgeous costume and wonderfully detailed review. Thanks.
rusewcrazy said... (10/29/06 10:38 PM) Reply
I have this pattern and all the fabric. Thanks for the review - now I am inspired to break it out and make it. :)
candyo said... (10/21/06 9:55 AM) Reply
I love it!!
dreamdesigner said... (10/20/06 8:34 PM) Reply
Fabulous. DD that's a big fan of POTC would love it. I know what you mean about all the parts looking the same, and sewing the wrong ends/sides together. Been there, done that. Now, I keep the pattern pinned to the fabric up until I'm ready to sew a seam.
dreamdesigner said... (10/20/06 11:51 AM) Reply
Fabulous. DD that's a big fan of POTC would love it. I know what you mean about all the parts looking the same, and sewing the wrong ends/sides together. Been there, done that. Now, I keep the pattern pinned to the fabric up until I'm ready to sew a seam. PS who will be wearing this?
cecelia said... (10/19/06 6:29 AM) Reply
This dress makes me wish I lived in a different era, it's so lovely and feminine. I know what you mean about discovering mistakes after we've sewn them!
Elemenopeo said... (10/18/06 8:42 PM) Reply
It is gorgeous. Great job.
dctalktx said... (10/18/06 6:06 PM) Reply
What a beautiful dress! I love it! You did a wonderful job!
*Jessica* said... (10/18/06 3:12 PM) Reply
wow ! its lovely ! I would wear it ! u did such a great job
Sanibelle said... (10/18/06 2:24 PM) Reply
What a beautiful dress! I enjoyed reading your review.
pterion said... (10/18/06 11:47 AM) Reply
Exquisite!
CA Eisenhour said... (10/18/06 11:26 AM) Reply
Absolutely stunning! What a fabulous dress. I'm making a similar dress for my DGD but on a much smaller scale; size 3T. Hope it turns out as lovely as yours.
AuntieShel said... (10/18/06 10:50 AM) Reply
OMG, absolutely stunning. It makes me want to sew a costume.
Karen6790 said... (10/18/06 9:26 AM) Reply
Bravo! I've been looking forward to the follow-up to your fabulous pirate costume. Beuatiful work, and a great use of your holiday.
Sarah2747 said... (10/18/06 8:07 AM) Reply
That's gorgeous. I love halloween time - so many nice costumes to make :)
Monica G said... (10/18/06 7:50 AM) Reply
That is beautiful. I can't believe you have been sewing for such a short time period!
Janime said... (10/18/06 7:45 AM) Reply
Great costume!!!
squirrellypoo said... (10/18/06 7:44 AM) Reply
That looks fantastic! It looks well worth all your hard work, and if it makes you feel better, I completely understand about the ambiguous directions!
GorgeousFabrics said... (10/18/06 7:31 AM) Reply
What a wonderful job. I love holidays at home - yours was well spent! -Ann
SewVeryTall said... (10/18/06 5:57 AM) Reply
Soooooo pretty!
Erica B. said... (10/18/06 1:17 AM) Reply
that dress is beautiful! Love period costumes!
patsijean said... (10/18/06 0:50 AM) Reply
This is one beautiful dress.
sewbehind said... (10/17/06 11:26 PM) Reply
This is beautiful. Good job.
PerachYafeh said... (10/17/06 10:27 PM) Reply
This is a fabulous work! Thanks for sharing.
Stacy Sews said... (10/17/06 9:35 PM) Reply
Wow! It's stunning! I've always wanted to make something like this for myself - I'm going to add this to my future wish list. Thanks for reviewing it!
Sweetsong said... (10/17/06 9:28 PM) Reply
Gorgeous dress! So you used the Scarlet O'Hara and Maria's source for the fabrics? Sweet. I'm thinking of teaching my husband to sew when he retires.
 
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