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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 2850 (Misses & Miss Petite Knit Mini)

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Reviewed by:CynthiaSue
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Posted on:12/14/08 0:21 AM
Last Updated:12/14/08 0:25 AM
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jnamcd said... (12/16/08 10:14 PM) Reply
You look great! Nice pattern!! I feel so out of touch with Pattern review lately --just am out of touch with my sewing mojo lately, and even reading reviews! Ah, I'll get back to it sometime --I can't stay away forever!!
MissCelie said... (12/15/08 3:50 PM) Reply
I love it! You look all saucy yet casual!
CynthiaSue said... (12/15/08 12:27 PM) Reply
Fran, I did not use 2 rows of gathering stitches because at first I didn't realize this was a "puffed/gathered" sleeve. I had "finger-eased stitched" the sleeve head in preparation for setting it in assuming all the fullness would have to be taken out. This may have made it less puffy. I did not change the sleeve in any other way.
Deepika said... (12/15/08 12:12 PM) Reply
When I looked at this pattern I thought of you. Its sooo you. Very similar to the dress you wore at the PR Weekend. Love it.
gatorgirl4325 said... (12/15/08 8:35 AM) Reply
Your version is so much better than the pattern photos! You look fabulous!
Fran G said... (12/15/08 8:05 AM) Reply
Really cute dress! In looking at the line drawing the sleeves look very full while yours look just full enough..perfect. Did you eliminate some of the fullness?
Dei said... (12/14/08 11:48 PM) Reply
Girl you look too cute in this dress! The color is great and the way you style it makes me jealous. LOL:)
Heatherrique said... (12/14/08 6:36 PM) Reply
Looks like you're ready to party in this darling dress!
nellc said... (12/14/08 6:05 PM) Reply
Lovely dress, looks great with the boots.
Sigrid. said... (12/14/08 3:41 PM) Reply
Wonderful dress. Fabulous look.
Amanda S. said... (12/14/08 1:26 PM) Reply
Love it!
MelissaB in WA said... (12/14/08 1:18 PM) Reply
Look at your girlfriend - you are hot! But what about our pact??? I thought it was only BWOF???? ;-) Glad the dress is an easy one, you really look fabulous!
annie11 said... (12/14/08 12:36 PM) Reply
That looks great on you. I will definitely be getting this pattern!
mylittleelephant said... (12/14/08 12:26 PM) Reply
You look effortlessly stylish and chic on this, a great pattern which really is not evident from the envelope, thanks for the review.
Mahler said... (12/14/08 11:40 AM) Reply
Simple and stylish ! What a great project. Again, you look so pretty !! This is a great dress, that you for making me discover this pattern.
loohoo44 said... (12/14/08 11:34 AM) Reply
cute style on you cindy!!
CynthiaSue said... (12/14/08 11:07 AM) Reply
it's chocolate brown:)
carolynw said... (12/14/08 10:17 AM) Reply
Great looking LBD!! Looks good belted or not.
Kathy_AZ said... (12/14/08 10:10 AM) Reply
Wow! You look wonderful in this dress. Great job.
Lori V said... (12/14/08 8:42 AM) Reply
Very cute dress, you look fantastic. I have made this pattern and really like it.
HLT said... (12/14/08 7:00 AM) Reply
Thanks for the review! It looks very nice & cute on you. I must give this a try!
Sheila457 said... (12/14/08 5:26 AM) Reply
Pretty dress and Thanks for the review. I just purchased that pattern yesterday and want to do the same version.
Elona said... (12/14/08 4:59 AM) Reply
Terrific--you look like a well turned out Parisian lady.
Christina Sonja said... (12/14/08 3:15 AM) Reply
I love gathered sleeves too! This is a fun dress, you'll get a lot of wear out of it.
Erica B. said... (12/14/08 1:50 AM) Reply
Cindy, that's a great dress and it looks fabulous on you! Now I'm questioning why is it that I don't have this pattern? LOL
Birgitte said... (12/14/08 1:32 AM) Reply
You look fabulous!
Nancywin said... (12/14/08 1:20 AM) Reply
Great style for you. It's kind of hard to tell the color in the picture. Is it black? Nice job on this Cindy.
Natasha B said... (12/14/08 0:56 AM) Reply
What a great version of a basic, you look fabulous!
Vintage Joan said... (12/14/08 0:54 AM) Reply
Wow, that's gorgeous -- you look fantastic. :)
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