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Pattern Reviews> New Look> 6448 (Toddlers' Dress and Jacket)

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Reviewed by:Larisa

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Posted on:2/6/07 9:52 AM
Last Updated:2/13/07 11:31 PM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 13 people   
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EveS said... (2/25/07 3:48 PM) Reply
What a beautiful dress on such a lovely little girl!! I just love the colors! Thanks for a great review and big dose of inspiration!
Ody said... (2/18/07 2:04 PM) Reply
Now that's what we are talking about!!! Great dress--stunning model!!! She is just so cute and a natural in that darling dress.
suzanrossi said... (2/14/07 5:01 PM) Reply
Sweet! I can't believe it's "recycled".
MamaSewing said... (2/14/07 2:55 PM) Reply
What a great job you did, and I love the recyclilng aspect!
Pinkytoo said... (2/14/07 12:29 PM) Reply
I see one VERY happy little girl! Great job, Larisa.
HenriettenDK said... (2/14/07 11:07 AM) Reply
So cute - both girl and dress...
Chris Kelly said... (2/14/07 11:07 AM) Reply
OMG Larisa DD is just too cute for words and she looks absolutly stunning in her dress! Beautiful!
CA Eisenhour said... (2/14/07 0:42 AM) Reply
Larisa, the dress looks absolutely lovely on your DD. Amazing what we can do with retired clothing! I certainly have a closet full of fabric I should re-use rather than purchasing more! Great review.
Mary Stiefer said... (2/9/07 7:00 PM) Reply
This looks fabulous. Your combinations of fabrics is perfect for a darling Easter Dress.
LiZ said... (2/9/07 2:46 PM) Reply
Gorgeous dress.
MelissaB in WA said... (2/8/07 8:14 PM) Reply
slanden99 said... (2/7/07 3:47 PM) Reply
Very cute. I like the plaid skirt panel
Monica G said... (2/7/07 7:27 AM) Reply
This is a really cute dress. I have previously made the jacket from this pattern and have been thinking of using this pattern for an Easter dress. Glad to know it goes together beautifully.
Larisa said... (2/6/07 10:40 PM) Reply
ok Ody..I will try to get her to stand still long enough for a picture tomorrow :-)
Ody said... (2/6/07 9:37 PM) Reply
Larisa that dress is wonderful and you should have had your daughter model it since she is the cutest child ever!! Great job!
Nata said... (2/6/07 6:51 PM) Reply
Great looking dress!
BeckyC said... (2/6/07 6:45 PM) Reply
What an adorable dress! I love your fabric choices and I love how you recycled other garments for this dress. What a great idea!
cindy-lou said... (2/6/07 6:12 PM) Reply
Wow, what a very cute dress!! You did great on this one, Larisa. Your daughter will LOVE it-- SO hard to believe that it's from recycled dresses!
jessika said... (2/6/07 5:12 PM) Reply
I like the collar and the sleeve choice. Great job.
Larisa said... (2/6/07 2:26 PM) Reply
thanks both of you! Believe it or not, my darling son (almost7) helped me pick out the original dresses. I was drawn to the plaid for myself, but DH rejected it . The DS started finding several dresses that would coordinate with the colors in the plaid....we decided DD would look better in the purples than in the lime green :-)
pterion said... (2/6/07 12:16 PM) Reply
Looks great, Larisa! I think your solution of making the vertical panels on the skirt really works well. And the colors all coordinate so nicely.
Elemenopeo said... (2/6/07 11:34 AM) Reply
This came out really cute - neat idea too use the originals that way.
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