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Simplicity: 5093 (Easy to Sew Evening Wear) thumbsup - Type:Formalwear    printable version
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Karendee said...
You and your husband look smashing and dashing in your gorgeous dress and handsome uniform.
11/18/08 7:19 PM
sewtime said...
Beautiful dress, you look stunning!
11/18/08 7:21 PM
nancy2001 said...
Bonnie, I'm not surprised that you received the lovely compliment -- your evening dress is beautiful and very flattering.
11/18/08 8:16 PM
CShelley said...
Great dress. Looks like it was a fun time and that's one hell of a cake!
11/18/08 8:26 PM
cindy-lou said...
Wow-- you look SOOOO pretty!
11/18/08 8:30 PM
rozzybabe said...
You made a smart choice staying with a fabric type you're best used to. The style is simple, but elegant, & you look REALLY gorgeous! Your husband is a blessed man! The idea about the 1" elastic for the back of the shelf bra was great thinking. All round a GREAT job! Also wonderful to see a really happy couple together.
11/18/08 9:24 PM
Amanda S. said...
Woo Woo! You are one hot number in this dress!
11/18/08 9:30 PM
Kim12469 said...
Great dress! You look wonderful in it. Semper Fi! I was raised by a Marine.
11/18/08 9:31 PM
CynthiaSue said...
what a knockout!! congratulations! Aren't you just so proud you have a $500 dress for $40?? and so grateful to your husband for his service. please tell him!
11/18/08 9:59 PM
Leslie in Austin said...
Va Va Voom! Of course that woman gushed about your dress--it's beautiful and you're beautiful in it!!
11/18/08 10:09 PM
sewing for fun said...
Thanks for another great review. Dress is very pretty, sexy without being too revealing. It looks great!
11/18/08 10:19 PM
Leora said...
Your dress is amazing and you are simply stunning in it! You both look so happy.
11/19/08 0:12 AM
jnamcd said...
Wonderful job!! You look awesome in it!!
11/19/08 0:20 AM
Em's Summer said...
What a stunning gown! You look beautiful in your gorgeous gown, Bonnie! And you and your hubby are such a good looking couple!
11/19/08 6:36 AM
Ronda Rae said...
Bonnie- you are the epitome of class! You look gorgeous! Ronda Rae
11/19/08 7:49 AM
Marji said...
Bonnie, the dress is wonderful and you look fabulous. Just last night I watched an old movie, and a woman wore a Halston dress that looked remarkably like this dress.
11/19/08 8:08 AM
cindyann said...
Just lovely! That dress suits you very well, you look beautiful
11/19/08 8:17 AM
GorgeousFabrics said...
You did a fantastic job. I agree with Leslie - vavavoom!
11/19/08 8:39 AM
shesflipped said...
You look stunning in this dress! Great work~it looks so chic on you!
11/19/08 8:57 AM
Frogstitcher said...
Beautiful, stunning dress. You worked out the rolling issue wonderfully and now that you are experienced with formal wear you can move onto a more difficult design for next year's ball. The dress looks fabulous on you!
11/19/08 9:17 AM
carolynw said...
What a beautifull dress - it fits you perfectly!!
11/19/08 9:41 AM
callmeRuth said...
Your first formal, and it's perfect. You are beautiful, your dress is beautiful!
11/19/08 9:54 AM
Mary Stiefer said...
This is absolutely stunning and the two of you make a fine looking couple.
11/19/08 10:11 AM
Darla in PA said...
Wow! Your dress is gorgeous. A wonderful job on your first formal dress.
11/19/08 10:42 AM
Dei said...
Stunning dress! Hot couple!
11/19/08 11:23 AM
EleanorSews said...
You look elegant and your gown fits like a glove. It's really OK for people to know you made something, especially if you get the compliment first. Then they are typically even more impressed.
11/19/08 12:49 PM
Flying Seamstress said...
Bonnie, my DH does the very same thing. It's because he is so proud of your talent! And he has good reason! Your dress is elegant, tasteful, beautiful, and fits you perfectly. Lovely, lovely!
11/19/08 3:18 PM
Kellie R. said...
You look STUNNING! This is such a classic formal with chic lines. Great thinking with the elastic to stop the rolling. You wear this well.
11/20/08 9:29 AM
LindsayT said...
Well done! You look fabulous and confident.
11/20/08 11:31 AM
Hilary said...
How beautiful you look!! You and your hubby both look great, and I *LOVE* your dress!
11/22/08 8:26 AM
Lynn67 said...
Ooh, I made this last night and I'm using your elastic trick today - mine did the same thing with rolling. Good tip!
2/13/11 4:10 PM
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