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Pattern Reviews> Christine Jonson> 1117 (Princess Dress)

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Reviewed by:Barbara at Cat Fur Studio

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Posted on:10/1/07 7:59 PM
Last Updated:10/1/07 7:59 PM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized Regular 
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 23 people   
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selvage said... (6/8/09 2:02 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress. Thanks for the neckline sewing tip. I really appreciate hearing how the pattern instructs you to do the neckline. Now I want to buy it!
taylormade said... (9/5/08 10:52 PM) Reply
Thanks for the tip about the neckline seam and clipping the allowances individually. Great advice! Mary Taylor (Taylormade)
cindy-lou said... (11/7/07 9:35 AM) Reply
What a pretty dress!
BeckyC said... (10/2/07 9:41 PM) Reply
Lovely dress and the neckline is so unique! Thanks for the great instructions on facing the bodice. CJ just sold another pattern!
Kellie R. said... (10/2/07 9:20 PM) Reply
That leaf pattern works really well with that style!!! Very pretty!
carolynw said... (10/2/07 2:04 PM) Reply
As always abeautiful outfit - looks great on you. May try this pattern - great tip on clipping the seam line.
Kitty Couture said... (10/2/07 1:35 PM) Reply
It looks great on you! Very informative review.
CSM--Carla said... (10/2/07 12:16 PM) Reply
Barbara, you are lovely in this dress. Thank so much for the tip on clipping the seam line. I will be using this on other patterns also. Carla
Meredith P said... (10/2/07 10:42 AM) Reply
Thanks for the great review, Barbara. This dress looks great on you. And thanks for the help on the neckline. I'm putting this one on my wishlist.
cindyann said... (10/2/07 7:47 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress. Great classic styling.
Fran G said... (10/2/07 7:29 AM) Reply
What a great dress.. both pattern & fabric & fit! Very helpful explanation of grading the seams & "why" one needs to clip separately in different places. This is very, very useful! Thanks!
Peggy L said... (10/2/07 7:01 AM) Reply
Great dress in a great fabric!! CJ needs to put your picture on her site.
Karla Kizer said... (10/2/07 6:42 AM) Reply
I was halfway through the review when I felt compelled to run over to the CJ site to order the pattern. Wonderful, versatile dress you made there...and a fine review you wrote. Expensive, but fine. CJ owes you a commission.
Patti B said... (10/2/07 0:48 AM) Reply
This is gorgeous! Thanks for the details on the bodice and neckline finish. And, if my waistline looked like yours, I'd take it in too! If only...
Mahogany Stylist said... (10/1/07 9:48 PM) Reply
Cute dress. It looks great on you. Thanks for the tip on creating a smooth neckline.
mowse said... (10/1/07 8:27 PM) Reply
great dress!
TrixieD said... (10/1/07 8:02 PM) Reply
Great dress and good, informative review.
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