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Simplicity 2258
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Pattern Reviews> Christine Jonson> 526 (Wrap Dress)

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Reviewed by:NanKaye

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Posted on:9/10/08 4:26 PM

Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 13 people   
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Kellie R. said... (9/12/08 3:58 PM) Reply
Lovely dress. The fabric is perfect with the style. Thanks for the heads up on the waist.
nancy2001 said... (9/11/08 8:00 PM) Reply
Elegant and flattering dress. I'm working on CJ's fitted jacket right now. Love her patterns.
shesflipped said... (9/11/08 3:12 PM) Reply
Fantastic dress! I have this pattern, and reading your review makes me want to give it a try. I also love the fabric you've used. Perfect!
DorothyK said... (9/11/08 12:21 PM) Reply
Very nice dress. I love the fabric. It looks great on you.
Patti B said... (9/11/08 9:17 AM) Reply
Lovely dress! Thanks for the heads up on the short-waistedness; it would be empire on me without your warning.
carolynw said... (9/11/08 9:15 AM) Reply
Lovely dress
petro said... (9/11/08 6:24 AM) Reply
This looks very elegant and flattering.
Twinset said... (9/11/08 2:34 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress, and this great fabric suits you so well!
CharityAK said... (9/11/08 1:38 AM) Reply
I LOVE the fabric you used for this. It is a perfect match for the design lines and style of the dress. Great fit.
LindsayT said... (9/10/08 7:45 PM) Reply
Very RTW! I love this CJ pattern.
sewtime said... (9/10/08 7:10 PM) Reply
Pretty dress, love the fabric!
Amanda S. said... (9/10/08 6:10 PM) Reply
Very pretty dress. Love the fabric also.
AngieC said... (9/10/08 5:40 PM) Reply
Love this elegant dress on you! Great fabric and informative review.
Meggie LuLu said... (9/10/08 5:14 PM) Reply
Cool fabric! Looks very nice!
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