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Posted on:2/4/09 6:19 AM
Last Updated:2/4/09 10:34 AM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 3 people   
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bluefly said... (12/27/14 9:33 AM) Reply
Nice review. I am making the straight skirt version of this to go with a glitzy top. I have not been able to find any pictures of the back of the skirt online. If anyone has any, please post. This pattern is a two piece, skirt and a variety of tops. The skirt can be full or straight. You made some lovely changes. I admire your sewing skills.
teariana said... (6/22/12 10:33 PM) Reply
I am making it in slipper satin. I sewed the straps with a fine silk habotai lining and they seem to rest nicely on the shoulders. The bodice I am lining with a poly-cotton batiste like fabric, so far so good. This is my very first wedding dress to sew, so of course I wanted everything perfect for the bride, and am having a bit of trouble because I ordered the wrong length spiral steel boning, they made it sound so easy to trim it, Hah! Not so! So I am waiting for my bros. heavy duty wire cutter's before I can finish it, what a pain.
Marilyn N. said... (2/5/09 11:24 PM) Reply
Wow, what a great friend you are to make this dress for her! She looks lovely!
sewistObsessed said... (2/5/09 11:30 AM) Reply
Beautiful work!
carolynw said... (2/4/09 9:48 PM) Reply
Georgeous!! In less than a week takes my breath away!!
Em's Summer said... (2/4/09 7:27 PM) Reply
Your efforts were worth it! This is lovely! Just soo lovely!
nicegirl said... (2/4/09 5:31 PM) Reply
Very pretty! I love the way the front comes to a point.
addicted2fabric said... (2/4/09 4:26 PM) Reply
Wow, thats a gorgeous dress and so well made. I love the lacing at the back and the point at the front is much nicer than straight across. Well done. By the way, my DD's name is Ariana, beautiful name!
Robin Denning said... (2/4/09 11:30 AM) Reply
Less than a week??? You worked a miracle there! Lovely!
Ronda Rae said... (2/4/09 11:17 AM) Reply
cindyann said... (2/4/09 10:58 AM) Reply
Thanks! That is so very pretty!
arianamaniacs said... (2/4/09 10:34 AM) Reply
oops, i fixed it now!
cindyann said... (2/4/09 8:44 AM) Reply
Very pretty. I'd love to see the back, but you link only shows the front view.
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