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Posted on:8/22/08 9:02 AM

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 11 people   
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yorkshire lass said...
Wow, both dresses are lovely. They really suit you and the lines are so beautiful. The pockets do give it a different look and the struggles you had don't show in the beautiful finish of the garments. I hope you enjoy wearing them both.
8/22/08 9:21 AM
Re Becca said...
This looks really cute on. You did a great job with the fit, I like both versions.
8/22/08 9:25 AM
OP Gal said...
Beautiful! They fit beautifully and the construction looks impeccable. I especially like the black and white leaves pattern.
8/22/08 10:13 AM
dbsewer said...
Lovely dresses. I so admire anyone who can make Marfy work for them. The fabrics are pretty and both dresses look really chic on you. Good job.
8/22/08 10:13 AM
Terri A said...
Wow great job!
8/22/08 11:16 AM
Luckylibbet said...
Lovely job fitting! Beautiful style lines that are amazingly flattering on you.
8/22/08 11:17 AM
Elona said...
What pretty dresses! The style suits you and you got a nice fit, too.
8/22/08 11:31 AM
Vivienne said...
Gorgeous dresses! You've got to love a dress that looks so elegant with tevas.
8/22/08 1:55 PM
Liana said...
Beautiful! A friend bought this pattern too, and I've been wishing I could see it made up. Lovely design, and a good job!
8/22/08 2:30 PM
CynthiaSue said...
very tailored and professional looking.
8/22/08 11:50 PM
Karine said...
Both dresses are beautiful and look terrific on you. Love the details in the front.
8/24/08 3:11 PM
ShelBr said...
Hi Julesberry, I am about to purchase my first Marfy pattern but unsure about sizing. I, too, am bigger in top half than bottom half and if I fitted it to my measurements, I would look weird. I usually buy Size 14 in the big 4, as there is usually plenty of ease to provide space for bust, otherwise I would be size 18 bust (naturally), size 20 waist, and size 12 in hips. In your experience, does Marfy provide enough ease to provide the same fit as other patterns. I am thinking size 46. I would very much appreciate your advice? Direct email response would be fine too. The neckline, the v-shape at waist, and the pockets at the hip are very flattering for our type of figure - looks good.
12/31/09 9:07 PM
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