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Posted on:7/8/08 5:27 PM

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 8 people   
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CarolynGM said...
This is an absolutely darling dress, and your daughter looks radiant in it.
7/8/08 5:34 PM
Aunt Gail said...
Incredible dress. I love the design. It is sophisticated but appropriately YOUNG at the same time. The way you handled the whole strapless vs one shoulder seam plus the hidden adjustments really show up in the last pix. Congrats to your daughter on her graduation and especially to you.
7/8/08 5:46 PM
elanor said...
Beautiful. I have been looking for a pattern like this. I agree the boning seems brill.
7/8/08 5:48 PM
Immelu said...
That's a fantastic dress! Your daughter looks beautiful!
7/8/08 5:51 PM
Annette1 said...
I've always LOVED this pattern, and your rendition COULD NOT BE ANY BETTER! (Your daughter is BEAUTIFUL, by the way.) Ingenious idea to add a little poof to that bow, too. Boy, anything with RUCHING, I'm just a SUCKER for. :o)
7/8/08 6:05 PM
piffle said...
What a great review. Such a stunning dress. Your daughter looks very happy. You've done an incredible job. well done.
7/8/08 6:46 PM
Puppy said...
I remember my mother made me a (required) white dress for my junior high graduation (onto which she sew "Daisy" appliques). I'm impressed that ANYTHING today is still done the way it was when I was in junior high...a l o n g time ago!) Anyway, the dress is really wonderful, especially the one strap and the fabulous bow...and the fabric...and, well, everything about it! Grrrreat job!
7/8/08 7:47 PM
Amanda S. said...
What a great dress! I love the single strap and the big bow. She looks so beautiful.
7/8/08 8:30 PM
Karen6790 said...
I'm with Gail - this dress is the perfect combination of sophisticated and young. I love all the work you put into it - and I love that she wanted pockets. Can't have too many pockets.
7/8/08 8:46 PM
shopgrrl said...
What a stunning dress. Yours is a huge improvement upon the pattern images. I absolutely love the dupioni choice of fabric as well - it looks like a very expensive dress. Bravo to you!
7/8/08 11:23 PM
Ann Smith said...
This is just way too wonderful. The one strap is a brilliant addition. The poufy bow, the choice of fabric, everything came together to be perfect for your beautiful daughter. What a lucky girl!
7/9/08 0:14 AM
Aixoise said...
Lovely dress. Your beautiful daughter makes it even lovelier.
7/9/08 0:34 AM
jhansby said...
Great dress!!
7/9/08 10:15 AM
Stitchcakes said...
TOO CUTE!! We wore white dresses, too, 'cause our caps and gowns were white. This is so great-looking on her. I wasn't so sure about the single strap either, until I saw her wearing it, but it works! This is a really cute pattern in general, too. Thanks for reviewing it!
7/9/08 2:12 PM
janet said...
Gorgeous daughter, gorgeous dress!
7/9/08 5:05 PM
Deepika said...
Wow daisy looks so pretty in her graduation dress. You have got to be the most popular mom in her school!
7/9/08 6:50 PM
LindsayT said...
Just saw this dress and I've marked it as a favorite. My DD will be graduating from HS in two years and will also need a short white dress. This is one she'd love. Thanks!
7/19/08 8:03 AM
Mebber said...
Beautiful dress she will treasure forever. Love the silk dupioni - elegant fabric for this work of love and art. Thanks for sharing -
8/5/09 1:19 AM
camilaustral said...
great review, great pictures. and great dress!! she looks very pretty!
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