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Pattern Reviews> Vogue Patterns> 1139 (Vogue Paris Original)

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Reviewed by:maybbm
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Posted on:5/31/03 11:49 PM
Last Updated:7/17/03 12:55 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 3 people   
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GorgeousFabrics said... (7/17/03 10:25 PM) Reply
M&M, thank you for an excellent review. I love the outfit on you. That top would also look fabulous paired with a more A-line skirt! -Ann
LindaB said... (7/17/03 5:38 PM) Reply
You look terrific in this dress, and the review is great too. Thank you for sharing your work with us.
http mom said... (6/2/03 2:37 PM) Reply
Wow! This looks terrific. I just love vintage patterns! Thanks for the review!
Everyday Sewist said... (6/2/03 0:22 AM) Reply
I think I saw that top in a very recent fashion magazine! Congratulations on a beautiful outfit.
Rennie Ashby said... (6/1/03 6:58 PM) Reply
What a great project and a jewel of a pattern!
msbillie said... (6/1/03 12:28 PM) Reply
Great review! You did a fantastic job on the dress. Thanks for sharing.
maybbm said... (6/1/03 10:55 AM) Reply
Thank you, all. I decided to write this review hoping that there will be more people sewing up vintage patterns. For that purpose, sizing information is very useful, I hope. Depending on the decade, pattern makers used several different sizing scales and proportions, it seems.
Lisa Laree said... (6/1/03 10:28 AM) Reply
This is very sharp! I don't have any true vintage patterns, but maybe I should investigate them! Love the outfit!
CatherineN said... (6/1/03 4:32 AM) Reply
In the '60s I made a dress very much like this. Loved the neckline. It's a graceful line on many women.
Pam Z said... (6/1/03 1:24 AM) Reply
Your outfit is lovely on you. The fit looks just perfect.
Georgene said... (6/1/03 0:26 AM) Reply
Very nice rendition of this pattern. Lots of designers plunder the past, so no wonder this looks so contemporary. Thanks for your excellent review, I'm looking forward to seeing your next version of this.
AnneM said... (6/1/03 0:03 AM) Reply
P.S. That is such a current style, despite being a vintage pattern!
AnneM said... (6/1/03 0:01 AM) Reply
Your outfit certainly looks like the pattern drawing. Very interesting reading your experience with the vintage pattern.
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