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Pattern Reviews> Laughing Moon Mercantile> 111 (Ladies' Early 1860's Day Dress)

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Posted on:11/28/06 0:17 AM
Last Updated:1/31/13 8:31 PM


Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 16 people   
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Jrhee said... (1/31/13 11:51 PM) Reply
Love your work - very inspiring!
SewEccentric said... (7/19/07 1:41 AM) Reply
It uses 6-3/8 of 45" wide (I used a Calico print from JoAnn's).
uuwisewoman said... (7/11/07 6:15 PM) Reply
How many yards of the quilting fabric did you use for this Size 14 dress? GREAT job, BTW.
AnneM said... (11/29/06 5:36 AM) Reply
Thats very nice. I like the neatness of your pleats & gathers. The back shaping is very nice also.
krystalkaes said... (11/29/06 0:10 AM) Reply
Wow. Lovely job.
KiwiWendy said... (11/28/06 4:49 PM) Reply
wonderful to see such an of-the-time dress. Well done & if only LM did 1830s!
frame said... (11/28/06 4:10 PM) Reply
Beautiful. Wonderful detail.
SewEccentric said... (11/28/06 12:35 PM) Reply
Thanks! I will definitely take pictures wearing it, as I've worked hard and recently lost over 20 lbs!
Ann Smith said... (11/28/06 12:20 PM) Reply
Terrific dress. I love the detailing on the back.
Donna H said... (11/28/06 11:42 AM) Reply
WOW....what an awesome dress! You did a beautiful job on it. Would love to see a pick with YOU in it?! WOW, again!
Karen6790 said... (11/28/06 11:05 AM) Reply
Beautiful job - I love the pleating and all the wonderful details. Having done a few Butterick "historical" patterns recently, it's nice to see a real historical pattern made up, and done so well. And a picture of you wearing it would be great.
sandrasdaughter said... (11/28/06 9:08 AM) Reply
This is absolutely gorgeous!
Seamingly Simple said... (11/28/06 8:27 AM) Reply
I love historical costumes: the details differ from most contemporary styles and are so fascinating. Your cartridge pleating and back yoke turned out beautifully.
BeckyC said... (11/28/06 7:59 AM) Reply
Your dress is beautiful and so authentic looking with the fabric and style. Have fun wearing it this weekend. Can you post a picture of you wearing it along with your hat? We'd love to see you in it.
ACB said... (11/28/06 7:46 AM) Reply
That looks fabulous, great job!
moss said... (11/28/06 7:30 AM) Reply
WOW! That is fantastic!
LauraTS said... (11/28/06 1:43 AM) Reply
So lovely and well-put-together, congrats! I've a few Laughing Moon patterns on my wishlist, so your positive comments about the instructions are great to hear.
 
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