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Reviewed by:CharityAK

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Posted on:11/9/07 10:56 PM
Last Updated:11/9/07 10:56 PM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 6 people   
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Stitchcakes said... (11/13/07 10:40 AM) Reply
This is a beautiful job. Congratulations!
Dmd4106 said... (11/11/07 4:26 AM) Reply
What a beautiful costume! Great review.
NataliaMoscow said... (11/10/07 1:31 PM) Reply
How is wonderful! It looks like authentic russian costume and my mom made me this hair-dress (in russian this is called "baranki") in my childhood too! Charity AK, I am very impressed.Thank you!
Luckylibbet said... (11/10/07 12:25 PM) Reply
I made versions of this for my DD about 10 years ago. FYI - the apron is called a sarafan, the dress is a rubakha, and the headdress is a kokoshnik, plural kokoshniki. If you look at my profile, you'll see I use a Russian maiden wearing a kokoshnik - I collect pictures of historic kokoshniki thinking someday I'll make an authentic replica. Excellent job on your model's costume!
PhyllisC said... (11/10/07 8:16 AM) Reply
Beautiful - just beautiful! I adore folk costume and embellishment and colors are just right.
snapdragonfly said... (11/10/07 8:09 AM) Reply
great review and a charming project, good use for the prints you found and looks very authentic. I love the headdress too really tops the outfit!
mary said... (11/10/07 5:16 AM) Reply
your work is amazing !
CA Eisenhour said... (11/10/07 0:25 AM) Reply
How absolutely clever!! The dress is just darling. Excellent job.
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