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Posted on:12/29/07 2:08 AM


Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people    Very Helpful by 7 people   
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Grammy Gin said... (12/30/07 2:47 PM) Reply
Very, very pretty! I'm going to try the croquis idea. Enjoyed reading your new update! ;-)
sandrasdaughter said... (12/29/07 6:00 PM) Reply
What a nice dress - and very flattering!
hongkongshopper said... (12/29/07 4:54 PM) Reply
I have this pattern and have already cut out a version for DD. Yours looks lovely.
Luckylibbet said... (12/29/07 11:20 AM) Reply
Thanks for the idea of using bias strips rather than facings - I'll try this at the nearest opportunity. Re the length - definitely no longer, and maybe just a tad shorter. ITA with the others that this is a terrific silhouette for you. Also wanted to add, after seeing your brilliant use of a croquis, that I did one for me too. Such an inspiration!
Tiner W said... (12/29/07 11:09 AM) Reply
Very pretty dress--in my favorite color!
swing like a girl said... (12/29/07 10:08 AM) Reply
This is very nice dress on you and a great length.
Vintage Joan said... (12/29/07 9:38 AM) Reply
This is lovely! Very classy, and the rich brown color is beautiful and a refreshing twist for summer.
MissCelie said... (12/29/07 9:09 AM) Reply
You look superb. Like you need to have a sweet tea and be outside watching a race!
cecelia said... (12/29/07 8:26 AM) Reply
This looks lovely on you--I think the belt/sash adds diagonal/slimming folds along with the folds in the dress. You could probably also go knee length, and it would look good too. I think if you put a strip on the hem, it would "shorten" you, just MHO. I like the croquis idea!
marjenann said... (12/29/07 8:23 AM) Reply
The croquis was absolutely correct. The style is perfection, length too!!! Can't wait for the silk version!
Kitty Couture said... (12/29/07 6:47 AM) Reply
Such a beautiful dress! It looks great on you. I like the length just as it is, a longer hem would mean the skirt would lose some poof.
jlg said... (12/29/07 5:27 AM) Reply
Very, very pretty.
Mel.J said... (12/29/07 4:21 AM) Reply
I agree, this is a good shape for you. Post an update photo when you do your silk version (tomorrow???) - I'd love to see it & I bet it will feel divine.
KathleenS said... (12/29/07 4:02 AM) Reply
I like the length as it is. The croquis was right that this style would suit you.
gaby said... (12/29/07 2:40 AM) Reply
I love it! Very lady-like. the lenght is perfect too, just below the knee.
 
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