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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 4258 (Bridal gown)

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Posted on:7/5/08 5:48 AM
Last Updated:7/5/08 5:56 AM


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Dei said...
How fabulously retro!
7/5/08 8:09 AM
MissCelie said...
How fun and retro! Love the petticoat peeking from underneath too.
7/5/08 8:39 AM
Morisot said...
Your work paid off -- your alterations turned this into a very sexy 50's pouf look!
7/5/08 10:22 AM
Frogstitcher said...
Your dress definitely has that '50s flair. It is absolutely darling and the addition of the crinoline with just a little red lace peeking out is so cute. Good luck on the wedding gown.
7/5/08 10:37 AM
Leora said...
Beautiful!
7/5/08 11:12 AM
Amanda S. said...
Well, I never even looked at this pattern before. You made it your own with the changes. I like!
7/5/08 12:38 PM
lmg said...
Wow. Stunning gown. Love the red petticoat underneath.
7/5/08 1:23 PM
svenskaflicka said...
50s fabulous! Love the look.
7/5/08 3:19 PM
solosmocker said...
How cute is that! Darling dress. I love the way you used the stretch lace with the print.
7/5/08 10:17 PM
crisford said...
Absolutely wonderful dress!
7/6/08 8:32 AM
angie.a said...
OMGosh this is adorable! I'm a sucker for a 50s silhouette!! I use a highlighter on those patterns with multiple view instructions, and just highlight the instructions for the view I'm making in one color. Then if you make a different view, use a different color. That way you don't miss any!
7/6/08 9:46 AM
rozzybabe said...
Gorgeous & cute as well. Cannot wait to see it in a bridal gown!!
7/6/08 12:26 PM
CurlyCrafter said...
You look so great! And you'll look even more fabulous in a wedding gown I'm sure!
7/6/08 6:28 PM
Annette1 said...
I LOVE THIS, especially with your red crinoline. :o) Wonderful pairing of fabrics, color and fit!
7/7/08 5:39 PM
CurlySu717 said...
How do you change the skirt to a gathered full skirt? And where can you buy crinolines these days?
8/15/08 1:31 AM
CMMinABQ said...
Curlysu717, I got my crinoline on ebay. As far as changing the skirt...i just cut 4 yards of fabric to skirt length, leaving seam and hem allowance, and gathered it. Pinned gathered edge to bodice, adjusting to fit, and stitched it on. Inserted zipper as normal.
8/19/08 1:31 PM
 
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