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Posted on:11/14/06 3:08 AM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized Regular 
Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 4 people   
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bindu1 said... (1/31/11 10:05 PM) Reply
I bet the dress is gorgeous - I have just ordered this pattern- I didn't buy it last year when it was in the stores and it had been in the back of my mind. Well let me tell you, I think it comes really close to the Issa Dress that Kate Middleton wore for her Royal Engagement last last year. I understand what you mean by simplifying the bodice pieces - and how because you maybe cut the front on the fold you didn't allow for the seam that should have been there hence it was a little too wode for you - thanks for that warning! I think that unless that middle seam shapes the bodice in any way, I agree it is probably not necessary... I cannot wait to sew this up for summer! Please post photos
MissCelie said... (12/9/06 5:15 PM) Reply
I just picked this up, I'd love to see a photo
Stephanie C. said... (11/23/06 3:12 AM) Reply
I'm making this next week for my dd's Winter Ball. I'd love to see how yours turned out. I plan to follow the pattern, as I'm not good with making adjustments.
vespabelle said... (11/16/06 5:55 PM) Reply
What do you mean by using only two bodice pieces? did you cut the front bodice on a fold? or did you eliminate the facing pieces?
SBanks said... (11/15/06 6:09 PM) Reply
Great! I just bought this one. I'd love to see a picture of yours!
OP Gal said... (11/15/06 4:45 PM) Reply
Can't wait to see the pictures. Sizing up 2 sizes is quite an accomplishment in my book. Congratulations and thanks for the review.
chrisquilts_2 said... (11/15/06 9:26 AM) Reply
wow! I want to see the picture!!
Danvillegirl said... (11/15/06 5:19 AM) Reply
Good first review. Very helpful information. Can't wait to see your dress. I love these vintage looks.
vespabelle said... (11/14/06 8:36 PM) Reply
I'm going to start making this in a few days. I can't to see what your dress looks like.
ACB said... (11/14/06 6:53 PM) Reply
Wow, sounds lovely!
JulieT said... (11/14/06 9:23 AM) Reply
I'm a sucker for circle skirts too! Can't wait to see photo's.
mastdenman said... (11/14/06 9:11 AM) Reply
Waiting patiently for photos. This sounds interesting. DD likes vintage dresses.
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