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Pattern Reviews> Burda> 7972 (Dress)

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Reviewed by:LucyGoose
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Posted on:10/30/08 7:32 PM
Last Updated:10/30/08 7:38 PM


Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 13 people   
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gsbvillejax said... (9/7/09 2:48 PM) Reply
Your swayback adjustment was very successful. BTW, nice bum!
AnneM said... (11/21/08 11:11 AM) Reply
Well, for your 2nd ever sewing pattern, you should be very pleased. It's wearable - better than a lot of RTW I've seen. I'd say the shoulders are a little wide, and the bust might need to be lowered a smidge; it seems to narrow too quickly which is part of what is causing the pulling when you raise your arms. And nothing like a good tug down to get your dress back where it belongs. :) Oh, & congrats on the sway-back alteration!
Vintage Joan said... (11/5/08 1:21 AM) Reply
Fantastic dress, Lucy!! By the way, this *isn't* a plus size pattern -- it just contains a few plus sizes in addition to the regular misses sizes. (Burda puts "Plus" on all patterns that include size 20 [Eur. 46] or higher, even if the pattern starts at size 6 [32]!)
EleanorSews said... (10/31/08 10:50 AM) Reply
And now you have a great basic dress that you can dress up or down as the need is. It fits nicely and was certainly a great workshop for fitting! I love that you decided to go for it.
fourkid said... (10/31/08 8:54 AM) Reply
Wow - a second ever sewing project - I would never have thought that - it is very nice. By next year you will be designing your own creations!!!
Christas said... (10/30/08 8:56 PM) Reply
I cannot believe you are a beginner. This is wonderful dress!
katlew03 said... (10/30/08 8:15 PM) Reply
Wonderful first effort. You learned a lot about altering when making this dress. It looks very nice.
Meggie LuLu said... (10/30/08 8:14 PM) Reply
CUTE dress!!!!
 
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