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Pattern Reviews> Vogue Patterns> 2902 (Vintage vogue c1952)

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Reviewed by:echolalia

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Posted on:1/12/07 2:13 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 26 people   
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Lana E said... (11/10/08 3:02 PM) Reply
Your information on this pattern goes beyond what I would expect. I appreciated all the details you've included such as " the straps are part of what is a separately constructed lined 'yoke' which is then slipstitched to the strapless bodice. The yoke forms the straps and overlays neckline and underarm, it is slipstitched at the top and bottom edges." I find this extra information to be extremely helpful. Thank you. this is an excellent review.
Heatherrique said... (6/30/08 12:40 PM) Reply
Enchanting and riveting! So nicely constructed! I love circles! Yeah!
janella said... (4/27/07 3:29 PM) Reply
love your dress. I have made it twice. I can't find a belt-making kit in any of the shops. Are they easy to use? And I agree - the photo of the dress gave me a much better grasp of the dress than the drawings on the pattern envelope.
astrogal said... (2/21/07 8:03 AM) Reply
Looks stunning, well done!
Avril said... (1/13/07 7:12 PM) Reply
Very nice! Good choice of fabric.
SarahWeb said... (1/13/07 5:24 PM) Reply
Is this ever a cute dress!
Chilan said... (1/13/07 1:49 PM) Reply
I love this dress. You have totally modivated me to buy it and try it!
xela said... (1/13/07 10:45 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress on you--fitss beautifully too. Thanks for a great review
Nikoo said... (1/13/07 8:11 AM) Reply
Your dress is beautiful!! I made this one too but I had a problem with the uneveness of the slipstitched seam of the shoulder straps. When you slipped stitched them together did they match? Mine did not...twice...
OP Gal said... (1/13/07 8:00 AM) Reply
Your dress is so beautiful, and you look wonderful in it. Love those dots! Thanks for the detailed review.
Nancy K said... (1/13/07 7:56 AM) Reply
This is a terrific dress, buts what with the angle photo? Makes it hard to really see the dress on you.
Danvillegirl said... (1/13/07 7:23 AM) Reply
Love the fabric and the look of the dress.
PixieCat said... (1/13/07 6:43 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress and fabric! It's a great style for you.
Leora said... (1/13/07 3:21 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress and perfect fit!
GorgeousFabrics said... (1/12/07 10:15 PM) Reply
JanineM said... (1/12/07 9:01 PM) Reply
That is a fab dress , I want to know where your op shop is - Is it in Melbourne?
echolalia said... (1/12/07 6:20 PM) Reply
Thank you all for taking the time to comment - I really enjoyed making this dress (I am on annual leave, so time was not an issue), so I am glad that you enjoyed the outcome as much as I have. Wearing it makes me feel that I need to put on a hat & gloves and find a garden party to attend!
PhyllisC said... (1/12/07 5:27 PM) Reply
God I love polka dots. Adorable!
blue mooney said... (1/12/07 5:14 PM) Reply
WOW! What a winner!
ChristineX said... (1/12/07 4:27 PM) Reply
Wow, that is a beautiful dress!
Sharon M said... (1/12/07 4:06 PM) Reply
Love it! Especially the polka dot fabric. Perfect combination of pattern and fabric.
Ody said... (1/12/07 4:00 PM) Reply
Here I am at the end of the comments and everybody has already said all the charming clever things I would have already said. Well, lets see Stunning, glorious, gorgeous, magnificent, resplendent, splendeferous, sublime!!! There is a reason the first picture is crooked---it is knock down fabulous. My dear, I don't know if you are married, but Humphrey Bougart is about to come visit you --- this dress is so retrolicious.
McKavity said... (1/12/07 2:55 PM) Reply
Gorgeous dress! Love the polka dots!
Tany said... (1/12/07 2:49 PM) Reply
I love your dress! it makes me wonder: I must hurry into sewing a spring wardrobe! Great review, Very helpful!
Hilary said... (1/12/07 2:14 PM) Reply
Very pretty!! I love the fabric you chose, too- Thanks for the review!
touran said... (1/12/07 1:04 PM) Reply
Very pretty - the fabric is perfect and the fit great.
daff said... (1/12/07 12:31 PM) Reply
OMG, your dress is AMAZING!! I am really impressed by your fit--it looks perfect. Awesome.
Marji said... (1/12/07 11:25 AM) Reply
Perfect fabric for that dress! Love it. Don't you just love the old construction techniques? That inner belt is indeed important.
sewbehind said... (1/12/07 11:01 AM) Reply
That is a beautiful dress. Nice seeing all the summer fashions from our Australian sewists.
carolynw said... (1/12/07 10:56 AM) Reply
This is really beautiful
coloreyec said... (1/12/07 10:55 AM) Reply
Lovely dress. Great review, especially regarding the adjustments you made to obtain that perfect fit.
cecelia said... (1/12/07 10:39 AM) Reply
Oh, I love this dress--the fabric, the style, suit you well. Thanks for a good review.
Tiner W said... (1/12/07 9:43 AM) Reply
Gorgeous Dress!
Nicoal said... (1/12/07 9:06 AM) Reply
AnneMarie60 said... (1/12/07 9:01 AM) Reply
Lovely dress. Good review.
Em's Summer said... (1/12/07 8:52 AM) Reply
Holy moly! What a cute dress!
Nickle said... (1/12/07 8:38 AM) Reply
Your dress is absolutely gorgeous and you look fantastic in it.
Linda G said... (1/12/07 8:08 AM) Reply
Wonderful dress, I really like the length. Vogue patterns used to have so many more contruction the grograin waist. I always liked those little details....
Lorna C. Newman said... (1/12/07 8:06 AM) Reply
What a beautiful fitting dress! Very flattering and I admire you for all the hand work as well. Great job!
Lisette said... (1/12/07 8:02 AM) Reply
Your dress is very beautiful.
CarolynGM said... (1/12/07 7:08 AM) Reply
It's a beautiful dress and fits you perfectly. Your fabric choice is perfect.
Tipseysmum said... (1/12/07 5:31 AM) Reply
wow.. fab.. wow
zinnia said... (1/12/07 5:28 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress, and great review!
jlg said... (1/12/07 4:59 AM) Reply
Very beautiful on you.
HenriettenDK said... (1/12/07 4:37 AM) Reply
Absolutely love it!
Zaneta said... (1/12/07 4:19 AM) Reply
This is gorgeous..
Vonnevo said... (1/12/07 3:34 AM) Reply
Wow it certainly is echolalia. You look fabulous in this gorgeous dress. It's lovely to see you again on PR :)))
Sew4Fun said... (1/12/07 2:58 AM) Reply
Wow! You look wonderful in your gorgeous dress. I love the fabric you chose. I wish we had rayon lining here too!
JenniferBee said... (1/12/07 2:36 AM) Reply
Wow! lovely dress, I've hungered after this pattern, but I'm not sure it would suit me. I'm veerrry tempted.
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