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Posted on:3/22/07 6:29 PM
Last Updated:3/23/07 8:36 PM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 12 people   
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AnneM said... (3/27/07 5:49 AM) Reply
I just love the decorative stitching you did. Great idea combining them. Although linen is great for warm weather, it wrinkles so much that I only make very casual travel clothing out of it.
LiZ said... (3/25/07 3:44 PM) Reply
Lovely dress, the decorative stitching looks really nice.
cindy-lou said... (3/24/07 10:55 PM) Reply
Hey, you got a GREAT FIT out of this dress! Just gorgeous.
carolynw said... (3/24/07 9:43 AM) Reply
It does fit better now Nancy - agree that a 10 may be a better starting point for you. As far as wrinkling - read somewhere that the more you wash the less wrinkling will occur - never tested that theory but....
Heatherrique said... (3/24/07 0:59 AM) Reply
Wow! So gorgeous!
Chris Kelly said... (3/23/07 11:10 PM) Reply
Very nice dress and love the decorative stitching.
Jennifer shaw said... (3/23/07 10:51 PM) Reply
Your dress is so lovely and is perfect.
OP Gal said... (3/23/07 1:38 PM) Reply
Too bad this dress was such a pain because it's very pretty. I love the decorative stitching at the neck. I find it amazing that a 40 year old machine could do such an intricate design. You did a beautiful job.
Ciclista said... (3/23/07 10:14 AM) Reply
So lovely - your creativity and 40 yr old machine have outdone themselves!
Karine said... (3/23/07 9:21 AM) Reply
The decorative stitching really makes the dress! Thanks for the detailed photos - they really help and showcase your excellent work!
cindy-lou said... (3/23/07 7:25 AM) Reply
I love this dress with all its unique touches, and am so sad that it doesn't fit! It's not worth gaining 20 pounds for though... I agree, let it sit a week then look back at it with your energy renewed. It is a gorgeous piece of work!
icansew! said... (3/23/07 5:24 AM) Reply
I love the decorative stitching! I can really sympathise about pulling the zipper slider out - I have done that so many times, and every time that I think it will never happen again, it HAPPENS! And of course always right at the end of the project :-) I think the dress looks great, and I'm sure you'll sort out the fitting issues next time round!
Tany said... (3/23/07 5:13 AM) Reply
VelmaRooster said... (3/22/07 9:07 PM) Reply
What a great dress! The decorative stitching is wonderful!!
Frogstitcher said... (3/22/07 8:49 PM) Reply
This dress is very pretty. Maybe after letting it rest a while you'll do the necessary alterations to make it fit. I think it'd be worth it.
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