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Posted on:4/28/08 11:43 PM
Last Updated:7/4/08 11:38 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 11 people   
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Kathi R said... (7/5/08 10:14 AM) Reply
Very effective use of the border print - looks like another home run.
cindy-lou said... (7/4/08 10:12 PM) Reply
You just made e totally fall inlove with this dress! It's now on my wish list. Must-make-this-dress!
craftylady66 said... (7/4/08 7:36 PM) Reply
I love the way you thought outside the box with the border print. Very clever!
cmarie12 said... (7/4/08 5:58 PM) Reply
I love how you used the border print on this latest version!
SueV said... (7/4/08 4:23 PM) Reply
FIDM = Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, located in Los Angeles on Grand.
Terri Smith said... (7/4/08 3:15 PM) Reply
I have looked at this pattern numerous times, and am now convinced I need it. Thanks for a nice review.
Gold said... (7/4/08 1:30 PM) Reply
Very cute summer dress!
Leora said... (7/4/08 1:25 PM) Reply
Why do I keep looking at this pattern and thinking it is for knits? Your dresses are lovely!
JTink said... (7/4/08 12:52 PM) Reply
Nice work. What does FIDM mean?
Kim Winson said... (4/29/08 11:33 PM) Reply
What a cute dress! Love the fabric choices.
shesflipped said... (4/29/08 8:52 PM) Reply
Both dresses are fabulous! Great to hear it was easy to sew! Had a good chuckle about the 'Mom arms'~I'm not the only person turning into her mother?
LindsayT said... (4/29/08 8:19 PM) Reply
Great dresses for summer!
LorrieAnn said... (4/29/08 5:24 PM) Reply
Love your fabrics, especially the coral - $1/yard WOW!
AmyABQ said... (4/29/08 9:48 AM) Reply
The dress and the fabric you chose are great. I'm right there with you on the evaluation of "mom arms" have them too. Even better with the price per yard of fabric. Great job.
Hilary said... (4/29/08 9:35 AM) Reply
Both dresses are pretty! I especially like the paisley one.
carolynw said... (4/29/08 9:32 AM) Reply
Very pretty dresses and agree 100% re the sleeves
Gelbean said... (4/29/08 9:01 AM) Reply
Both dresses are great. I love both of your fabric choices as well.
Flying Seamstress said... (4/29/08 8:00 AM) Reply
Both dresses are so very pretty ~ love that coral paisley!
Marji said... (4/29/08 4:53 AM) Reply
Very cute dress. I agree wholeheartedly on the small sleeve issue - what's with all these sleeves lately that look as if they shrunk before making it out of the starting block? Not a flattering look - happy to hear you removed them.
Tiner W said... (4/29/08 2:18 AM) Reply
Very pretty dress!  I must add this pattern to my wish list!
JMarie1962 said... (4/29/08 1:29 AM) Reply
Love both versions of this dress and chuckled at your comment about the 'strangled' arms. As I've gotten older, I sense my arms are getting closer to 'taking flight' so can totally relate! I have this pattern AND the fabric... just trying to get to it and glad to have read your review. Very helpful - thanks!
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