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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 09-2008-114 (Versace knockoff dress)

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Posted on:12/11/08 8:01 AM
Pattern Size:Petite 
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 12 people   
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SoVintage said... (6/18/09 9:09 AM) Reply
Great Review, BEAUTIFUL dress
fuzzygalore said... (12/12/08 2:08 PM) Reply
Normally, to un-petite something you'd need to add height to the armhole as well. Might be that the fact that Burda thought it was a jumper saved you from armpit strangulation? The armhole was probably already lower than you'd have liked in a dress. Anyway, I'd call fabric that looked like that dupioni, if it was crisp. Raw silk is .. raw silk :-). Dupioni only has small shots of slubs. Raw silk is more coarsely woven, and usually not crisp, dupioni is.
Winifred said... (12/11/08 5:46 PM) Reply
I was going to suggest Habutai and then I saw it already suggested ! Check it out ?
Elke said... (12/11/08 2:47 PM) Reply
Very pretty on you! Great review and photos.
Vivienne said... (12/11/08 2:05 PM) Reply
Habotai weave is my guess. Colour is gorgeous on you (and I love your grey tights).
michellep74 said... (12/11/08 1:07 PM) Reply
Love it! What a great pairing of your silk find with the pattern!
MichelleE said... (12/11/08 12:55 PM) Reply
Mystery silk? Love the color, you did a great job and I like that you 'unpetited' it!
blessedtosew said... (12/11/08 10:44 AM) Reply
That is so pretty!! I love your supermodel pose.
AuntieShel said... (12/11/08 9:05 AM) Reply
Great looking dress!!
Michelle L said... (12/11/08 8:48 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress, it looks fantastic! Thanks for such a detailed review.
Jatman said... (12/11/08 8:18 AM) Reply
Thank you for the very detailed review - and the other links - like the burn chart!
Re Becca said... (12/11/08 8:15 AM) Reply
That looks really cute on you
 
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