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Posted on:4/9/08 11:42 PM
Last Updated:4/10/08 0:03 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 25 people   
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MareeAlison said... (11/11/08 5:04 PM) Reply
Thanks for the great review. I recently attended a seminar where the teacher sewed this dress and in a similar print to yours. She was showing ways to change the look and she added black ties. It was really amazing the difference such a small change made. Great looking dress. ETA she also did what you suggested for another time, no linings just turned over the edge (no elastic of any type) and coverstitched. The dress didn't gape but this probably would depend upon the stretch. Thanks again for all the ideas. :)
NurseByrd said... (10/8/08 9:01 PM) Reply
I love the print of the fbric. I plan to do this dress in an argyle knit pattern. do you thin that's a bad idea?
Kbenco said... (4/20/08 7:34 PM) Reply
fabulous dress. I am reading through reviews of this pattern before making it up, and the blindstitch link looks like a wonderful idea. Thank you
Leslie Bonner said... (4/20/08 3:06 PM) Reply
Beautiful classic dress in a unclassic fabric, great combination.
lilyofthevalley said... (4/14/08 2:57 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress, made even more beautiful by the stunning fabric you've chosen. Excellent and thorough review and thanks for introducing the 'bit' on a Blindstitch Neckline Finish - very intriguing. Lovely, Lily
nannykk said... (4/11/08 2:26 PM) Reply
Shut up! I love it.
Modiste Madness said... (4/11/08 5:56 AM) Reply
Great job!
EveS said... (4/10/08 11:09 PM) Reply
FABULOUS version of my very favorite pattern of all time! Must. Have. That. Fabric. I second Cidell's "great googly moogly"!! ;)
oracle said... (4/10/08 7:29 PM) Reply
Hello from Ontario! I agree with you that the diagonal print of your fabric doesn't look odd made up into this dress. In fact, I like the way it works very well indeed!
CynthiaSue said... (4/10/08 6:06 PM) Reply
print is fab. dress is fab!
Dei said... (4/10/08 3:53 PM) Reply
Yum Buckets! Pretty fabric, very pretty dress.
Lori V said... (4/10/08 2:42 PM) Reply
This is a gorgeous dress in equally gorgeous fabric. Great job.
born2bead said... (4/10/08 2:39 PM) Reply
That fabric is to die for!
RobinMCPA said... (4/10/08 1:19 PM) Reply
Wow! That looks amazing. I am the same height, so the info about the sizing were super helpful. I have this pattern at home but have not sewn it up yet - maybe I will try it next!
merry-one said... (4/10/08 12:08 PM) Reply
HawkeMorningStar7 said... (4/10/08 11:42 AM) Reply
FABULOUS, Love, love the fabric,great review. Thanks for all the tips etc.
SarahWeb said... (4/10/08 11:16 AM) Reply
WOW! I love your fabric choice! You may feel it is overwhelming on you, but I'll bet you look great in it, especially with that necklace on. I'm going to have to give this pattern a try very soon. Thanks also for sharing the link to the blindstitching blog. I need to look into this.
Flying Seamstress said... (4/10/08 11:01 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress AND great review!
gatorgirl4325 said... (4/10/08 10:54 AM) Reply
Fabulous dress!
lcavagnolo said... (4/10/08 10:41 AM) Reply
Patti B said... (4/10/08 10:40 AM) Reply
Woooeee, is that a stunner! Excellent review as well. And I agree with you on the fabric shops in old Mazatlan -- fun places.
Perfect Fit said... (4/10/08 10:38 AM) Reply
Great review! Your review makes this the must have dress of the season.
LindsayT said... (4/10/08 10:13 AM) Reply
Great dress and review. Thanks!
KrystalL said... (4/10/08 9:24 AM) Reply
Great dress. Okay, I need to break down and buy this pattern!
Doris Stewart said... (4/10/08 8:36 AM) Reply
Thank you for a wonderful reveiw - I had not seen the neckline finish before. Great information. Great dress, too.
cindyann said... (4/10/08 8:35 AM) Reply
How wonderful! Perfection.
CarolynGM said... (4/10/08 8:34 AM) Reply
Your dress is gorgeous in the bold print.
cindy-lou said... (4/10/08 8:14 AM) Reply
absolutely beautiful!
MissCelie said... (4/10/08 8:09 AM) Reply
great googly moogly. that dress is stunning. i adore it in that bold print!
Tiner W said... (4/10/08 7:17 AM) Reply
Ooooh! I love that one! The print is fabulous!
MarthaMcKeon said... (4/10/08 5:54 AM) Reply
Thanks for such a great review! I must say the print is too bold for me to wear, but I think you did a fantastic job and will no doubt receive many many compliments on it!!
JMarie1962 said... (4/10/08 5:13 AM) Reply
Great fabric and informative review. Glad to know about the short fit, as I'm 5'3" and always have to take up the hem line by several inches.
Sigrid. said... (4/10/08 5:11 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress, good review.
anetJay said... (4/10/08 4:45 AM) Reply
pretty dress !!! i remember making Dianne von Furstenburg's version of this dress back in the 60's !!! it was always one of my favorites !!! great job :)
yorkshire lass said... (4/10/08 4:43 AM) Reply
Oooh, gorgeous dress. Thanks for the really excellent review and particularly the tip on it fitting nice and short. I am the same height and have never managed to find a wrap dress that doesn't display my wares, such as they are, to the world. Definitely one for the expanding wish list.
3kids1036 said... (4/10/08 2:43 AM) Reply
I love the print! I love the dress as well!
Em's Summer said... (4/10/08 0:23 AM) Reply
Your dress looks great! I love the print that you chose!
Allie in Hong Kong said... (4/10/08 0:03 AM) Reply
I love your dress and the bold print! I agree with you that it could be adapted for any occasion and that the pattern picture does not do it justice. It's good to know that the skirt doesn't open when you walk, thats always my fear with wrap dresses.
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