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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 10-2008-117 (Knit bubble dress)

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Posted on:10/11/08 3:57 PM
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Knitters Delight said... (11/11/08 6:15 PM) Reply
This came out beautifully. It looks like you are tall, with long legs, and a smaller chest. I am none of those things either, so I just might have to make one, too! Fab job.
AnneM said... (10/22/08 6:27 PM) Reply
What a neat dress. Will work perfectly with 1/2" purple heels. ;) (3"! Ouch!) Neat style.
Amber in Norfolk said... (10/21/08 9:45 AM) Reply
Adorable dress, I love the print!
Sara The Slayer said... (10/19/08 12:38 PM) Reply
Very cool. I don't wear that length much, would it be easy to lengthen or is the bubble too complicated?
PhyllisC said... (10/18/08 4:22 PM) Reply
Now normally I detest bubble skirts but I like this a LOT. And I think purple in any shade is really your color- it's glorious on you.
Mahler said... (10/18/08 8:36 AM) Reply
Very actual and original. This dress seams to have been designed for you. Your choice of fabric is wonderful.
lmg said... (10/13/08 10:03 PM) Reply
I totally dissed this pattern when I saw it but you make it rock...what a great knit and a beautiful dress
Christas said... (10/13/08 8:45 PM) Reply
Wow! This looks fantastic on you!!!
Markie1 said... (10/13/08 1:26 PM) Reply
Holy cow, Cidell, another winner. I am so glad you made this dress, because I just passed over it in Burda. Now, I have to make it-you look amazing.
Beek said... (10/13/08 12:04 PM) Reply
You look so cute in this dress!! I love it!
Karen6790 said... (10/13/08 9:34 AM) Reply
I'm thinking that all bubble dresses should be made from knit - you've killed the pouffiness without losing the cuteness of the bubble. Love the colors on you.
Mahogany Stylist said... (10/12/08 11:44 PM) Reply
You look fantastic in your bubble twist dress. Ultra cute.
Leslie in Austin said... (10/12/08 4:01 PM) Reply
Ooo! Love how mod you are in this! The skirt portion is *awesome*! Just the right amount of "bubble".
Karendee said... (10/12/08 3:46 PM) Reply
Wonderful!
Meggie LuLu said... (10/12/08 2:14 PM) Reply
What a CUTE dress!!! I just LOVE it!!! COOL fabric!!!
DorothyK said... (10/12/08 2:01 PM) Reply
This looks smashing on you.
Timmithea said... (10/12/08 11:43 AM) Reply
A leather biker jacket and boots would be fun with this print too. Nice dress:)
Obrooks770 said... (10/12/08 11:40 AM) Reply
Cute dress, looks good on you!
crisford said... (10/12/08 11:34 AM) Reply
Wow! You look awesome! And I think you are so brave for even trying this...
emailtk said... (10/12/08 10:39 AM) Reply
I love that dress!!!!!
okie2thdoc said... (10/12/08 9:11 AM) Reply
I'm so glad you like this pattern and you "say" you don't fit the requirements for tall and small busted. I really wanted to make it but I fit the opposite requirements- short and busty. If it looks half as good on me as it does you, I'll be happy! Thanks for the review.
Fran G said... (10/12/08 8:13 AM) Reply
A great looking dress!
fourkid said... (10/12/08 8:13 AM) Reply
Beautiful. I love your "eye" for color and design.
Braemar said... (10/12/08 6:08 AM) Reply
Stunning! Simply Stunning! Mary Anne
fuzzygalore said... (10/12/08 3:59 AM) Reply
I too feel a bit divided about bubble skirts, but this one is great - movement not exagerated poofiness, that must be the secret. And that print is to die for :-).
peaudane said... (10/12/08 3:25 AM) Reply
It looks fabulous! So how do you iron a bubble skirt?
kerrynw said... (10/12/08 2:53 AM) Reply
Stunning look! I like your version of this dress better than BWOF.
Annette1 said... (10/12/08 2:03 AM) Reply
Well, I just saw a review for a bubble dress for a toddler, and now here you are in your own version of a bubble dress. :o) They're BOTH equally cute, too. That "bubble" is SO cute, and you wear it so well, too, 3" purple heels and all!
Karen8320 said... (10/12/08 1:41 AM) Reply
Cidell, you look an absolute knockout in this dress! It's such an interesting design and the fabric makes a great statement to go with it. It's fantastic!
Nancywin said... (10/11/08 11:21 PM) Reply
This is great. I love how the skirt has a twist to it.
Allie in Hong Kong said... (10/11/08 11:08 PM) Reply
You look amazing in this dress. I absolutely love it although being much further away from being tall and small busted than you are I know it won't work on me, but it's still great to see this made up in real life.
blessedtosew said... (10/11/08 9:54 PM) Reply
That dress is awesome and you look awesome in it!!! I am going to make that.
Bonnie O said... (10/11/08 9:29 PM) Reply
Adorable!!
lilyofthevalley said... (10/11/08 9:18 PM) Reply
Completely charming dress, Cidell. Like Louella (Heatherrique) I never even noticed this dress in the magazine, but you've certainly made it a stand out! I very much like the skirt and think it's more a twisty skirt than a bubble skirt. You look positively gorgeous in it, and I'm liking these color tones for your complextion ... a lot. Very lovely, Lily
fabeins said... (10/11/08 8:46 PM) Reply
That is a hot dress!
Heatherrique said... (10/11/08 8:40 PM) Reply
Wow! Somehow I skipped the page for this dress! You brought life to this dress! Stunning on you!
Sew4Fun said... (10/11/08 8:25 PM) Reply
Great dress. I like the skirt part.
cindy-lou said... (10/11/08 8:24 PM) Reply
Okay-- I love this dress on you! Very, very cute and almost Leeanne-from-project-runway with the twist in the bubble skirt. You look GREAT!
Elke said... (10/11/08 7:59 PM) Reply
Looks great on you! Love the fabric choice
Izzie said... (10/11/08 7:48 PM) Reply
That dress is fabulous on you! I like it better than the BWOF version.
HLT said... (10/11/08 7:19 PM) Reply
Very cute lines. Great fit! The bubble hem looks much better with prints, almost hidden!!!
Lori V said... (10/11/08 6:30 PM) Reply
Very cute.
Sweetiebop said... (10/11/08 6:29 PM) Reply
Love It!!! Great dress.
Seaspur said... (10/11/08 6:23 PM) Reply
Wow, that looks fabulous on you!
Christina Sonja said... (10/11/08 6:19 PM) Reply
I fall in and out of love with bubble hems. I love this one!
Amanda S. said... (10/11/08 5:19 PM) Reply
This is incredibly cute!!! I've never been a big fan of bubble skirts but in a knit it totally works! I'm going to take another look at this pattern now. Thanks for the inspiration!
kim*brown said... (10/11/08 5:16 PM) Reply
Work it!
Trephas2003 said... (10/11/08 5:00 PM) Reply
It looks great!
michellep74 said... (10/11/08 4:59 PM) Reply
Fabulous dress!
cabinbaby said... (10/11/08 4:56 PM) Reply
Cute! I've been on the fence about whether I like this or not and I love your version!!
mrsbewley said... (10/11/08 4:25 PM) Reply
The dress is gorgeous and looks great on you!
regine said... (10/11/08 4:22 PM) Reply
You look stunning, I love all your clothes
 
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