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Posted on:9/7/08 12:04 PM
Last Updated:9/7/08 12:07 PM

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ALY said... (9/8/08 7:53 PM) Reply
I wasn't impressed by the pattern picture and thought the lapel was large, but your outfit looks really nice.
Sherril Miller said... (9/8/08 7:17 PM) Reply
Sue it's such a great look. I was just wondering where you'd actually wear the outfit. I'm glad to hear that the jacket will get worn---with jeans. The dress would make a great jumper over a blouse.
Barbara V said... (9/8/08 9:32 AM) Reply
Such a good choice of pattern and fabric. It looks wonderful. Perfect outfit for the coming season. Nice review!
Michele19 said... (9/8/08 7:53 AM) Reply
Wow! This ensemble is very smart looking. I love it in the fabric you chose.
Danvillegirl said... (9/8/08 5:34 AM) Reply
Very nice. I keep eyeing this pattern and may need to give it a try.
hongkongshopper said... (9/7/08 11:17 PM) Reply
Very stylish!
Dee2 said... (9/7/08 9:32 PM) Reply
Your outfit is beautiful. I really like your method for lining the dress & putting in the zipper.
sew2little said... (9/7/08 9:00 PM) Reply
Very stylish ensemble, Sue. I hope you can wear the two pieces together sometime! Marci
Lori V said... (9/7/08 7:17 PM) Reply
Nice job, this is a great looking outfit.
AuntieShel said... (9/7/08 6:15 PM) Reply
Really, really nice job on this project. And thank you so much for the heads up and photo of how low the back of the dress is. It looked low in the line drawing, but so much better to see it made up. Now I'll know to raise the back. Beautiful work!
carolynw said... (9/7/08 4:21 PM) Reply
Nice outfit - love the color - agree with Marji - would never have given this pattern a second glance but yours looks so classy may add it to the stash
Karendee said... (9/7/08 3:58 PM) Reply
Lovely combo. You should really enjoy wearing this outfit this fall.
sewtime said... (9/7/08 1:15 PM) Reply
Nice looking dress and jacket!!
Marji said... (9/7/08 12:25 PM) Reply
Great looking ensemble. I think yours looks way better than the pattern illustration.
unfinishedprojects said... (9/7/08 12:14 PM) Reply
Love it- very smart looking!
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