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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 5039 (Laura Ashley Dress)

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Reviewed by:Vintage Joan

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Posted on:12/29/07 1:33 AM
Last Updated:12/29/07 1:33 AM
Pattern Size:Regular Petite 
Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 7 people   
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neverenoughtime said... (8/22/08 8:57 PM) Reply
Thanks for the nice sleeve photo & comments on checking under bust measure.
Melanie M. said... (4/17/08 11:30 AM) Reply
I agree w/JoanN58. This dress was very easy to make. I hadn't sewed in 20 years..about 2 months ago made two regency period (supposedly simple lol) dresses, and they were a bit difficult. They didn't fit quite right. I attempted this McCalls dress for a nice addition to my daughters' "Pride and Prejiduce" era dresses and I was Pleasantly suprised how easy it was. I actually made it, including cutting fabric, in 1 day. Wow! I won't hesitate to make a few more.
AnneM said... (1/2/08 7:41 PM) Reply
Very nice. I expect she feels like a million bucks in it.
Annette1 said... (1/2/08 0:35 AM) Reply
SO pretty! I have to say my favorite part is those sleeves, too, with the little binding on there. And your FABRIC is so unique, I love it. Maybe I'm related to your daughter is some other life, because I hate having my picture taken too. :o) I know she looks beautiful in it though.
CynthiaSue said... (12/29/07 5:34 PM) Reply
this is lovely. I have the pattern. thanks for the review. The sleeve detail looks perfect!
Tiner W said... (12/29/07 11:12 AM) Reply
What a sweet dress!
carolynw said... (12/29/07 10:10 AM) Reply
Very pretty dress!!
Vintage Joan said... (12/29/07 9:25 AM) Reply
Isabelle, I agree! My daughter doesn't like having her picture taken (at least not by me!), so I won't force her. Also, she was out when I finished it. Thanks for your nice compliments! :)
swing like a girl said... (12/29/07 9:23 AM) Reply
Very cute.
Kitty Couture said... (12/29/07 6:50 AM) Reply
Pretty dress! It would be lovely to see it worn, so that we could appreciate the way it fits and falls. What a beautiful gift for your daughter.
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