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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 1 people    Very Helpful by 13 people   
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gsbvillejax said...
Your swayback adjustment was very successful. BTW, nice bum!
9/7/09 2:48 PM
AnneM said...
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!
11/21/08 11:11 AM
Vintage Joan said...
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]!)
11/5/08 1:21 AM
EleanorSews said...
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.
10/31/08 10:50 AM
fourkid said...
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!!!
10/31/08 8:54 AM
Christas said...
I cannot believe you are a beginner. This is wonderful dress!
10/30/08 8:56 PM
katlew03 said...
Wonderful first effort. You learned a lot about altering when making this dress. It looks very nice.
10/30/08 8:15 PM
Meggie LuLu said...
CUTE dress!!!!
10/30/08 8:14 PM
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