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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 02-2008-112 (A-Line Dress)

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Posted on:3/31/08 10:51 PM
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SewingQueenKym said... (2/26/09 1:40 PM) Reply
Great choice of fabrics. You've inspired me to find some summer flowery fabric to make this in. Maybe without the pocket flaps! Gorgeous. And look in books to find out how to alter patterns for a sway back - it's easy. I have to do it for my daughter. It involves taking up the pattern (before cutting) on a horizontal direction, then adding it back to the hem. Anyway, great dress.
Marilyn Johnson said... (4/2/08 5:07 PM) Reply
I love the dress and the fabric you selected. Great description of what you did and why.
Peggy L said... (4/2/08 10:13 AM) Reply
That is such a cute summer dress!!
jhansby said... (4/1/08 10:43 PM) Reply
I saw this pattern and really liked it. Glad to hear you had success with it. Not sure what you mean by drag lines, but since you don't have much hem allowance, a faced hem would be the way to go.
EveS said... (4/1/08 8:20 PM) Reply
I really liked this dress in the mag, but I really, REALLY like your version!! Very pretty!
MissCelie said... (4/1/08 11:48 AM) Reply
hehe. standing room only. pretty pretty!
crisford said... (4/1/08 11:48 AM) Reply
This is just gorgeous! And it looks so much better than the model photo. Nice job!
Mary Stiefer said... (4/1/08 10:15 AM) Reply
great looking summer dress
cindyann said... (4/1/08 10:06 AM) Reply
That is so pretty! Great fabric choice for that dress.
Marji said... (4/1/08 9:08 AM) Reply
That is so pretty in that fabric. What a nice fresh spring dress. Re the drag lines - since you took deeper darts for your back, it's not fitting the dress form well. Are the drag lines there when YOU wear it? That's what's important. If they are, then there is an alteration you can do next time before cutting your pattern, but don't worry about drag lines on the form.
anetJay said... (4/1/08 6:20 AM) Reply
mmm...it is lovely !!!
Athene said... (4/1/08 3:56 AM) Reply
Fabulous summer dresss.
Em's Summer said... (3/31/08 11:50 PM) Reply
This dress is so summery! Just a really cute dress!
lilyofthevalley said... (3/31/08 11:25 PM) Reply
Pretty, pretty dress and what a fabulous use of home dec fabric. This dress is indeed fresh and lovely, Lily
SandraB said... (3/31/08 11:15 PM) Reply
Wow. this is so beautiful. I have got to make this dress.
cindy-lou said... (3/31/08 11:03 PM) Reply
Ohhhhhhhh, I want that dress!!! Just beautiful. Great review as well.
cindy-lou said... (3/31/08 11:03 PM) Reply
Ohhhhhhhh, I want that dress!!! Just beautiful. Great review as well.
 
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