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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 05-2009-117 (Dress)

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Posted on:6/26/09 9:04 PM
Last Updated:6/27/09 0:20 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 16 people   
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Pamaro said... (7/5/09 6:31 PM) Reply
What a terrific-looking dress. The beauty of prints is that they hide any imperfections we might perceive. Nice call on adding crystals. That's one of the benefits of sewing our own clothing, there's always something we can change or add to achieve the finished result.
Sheila457 said... (7/3/09 6:51 AM) Reply
Great dress.
Heidi Ho said... (6/28/09 5:51 PM) Reply
Wow!!That dress looks great and fits you perfectly!! I love the print.
Jali said... (6/28/09 6:45 AM) Reply
I like your choice of fabric better. This is a lovely dress on you. I often think of trying to test run more difficult sewing on a less visible side too.
michalklimer said... (6/28/09 0:23 AM) Reply
it is a great dress. the fabric is amazing and the dress is beautiful! Thanks for the review!
SandraB said... (6/27/09 9:19 PM) Reply
Such a lovely dress.
Markie1 said... (6/27/09 7:17 PM) Reply
Thank you for a very helpful review--this dress looks wonderful on you. In fact, if you were kneeling on a window seat, you would give the model a run for her money!
KrystalL said... (6/27/09 4:19 PM) Reply
Hi, mochimo. The dress fits snugly around the hips and bottom, so using a stretch fabric will probably work best.
figtree said... (6/27/09 3:28 PM) Reply
Thank you for the review, your dress is beautiful! A friend wants me to make this for her but when I saw the points i was a bit worried. I'll def do a muslin first!
Christas said... (6/27/09 3:02 PM) Reply
Very pretty dress .... you look beautiful in it!
Obrooks770 said... (6/27/09 2:20 PM) Reply
Great dress, it look really good on you! Perfect for summer, you look ready for an island vacation.
Gold said... (6/27/09 12:11 PM) Reply
Super cute dress!! Great job! I love that fabric.
mochimo said... (6/27/09 10:24 AM) Reply
Lovely dress! Do you think it would work in a non-stretch fabric?
Kay Y said... (6/27/09 10:17 AM) Reply
That is a lovely dress and it is gorgeous on you!
Ronda Rae said... (6/27/09 8:37 AM) Reply
Gorgeous dress! Thanks for the tip, too. I am definitely going to buy the items listed and give it a whirl. Tracing is something I loathe!
halleyscomet said... (6/27/09 8:33 AM) Reply
Love the style on you! The colors are great on you too!
kerrynw said... (6/27/09 7:51 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress, great fit and lovely fabric.
Elke said... (6/27/09 7:30 AM) Reply
This dress is gorgeous on you! The style and fabric look great together.
FreyaStark said... (6/27/09 3:48 AM) Reply
A fabulous dress in a gorgeous fabric. Well done.
TalyQ said... (6/27/09 2:18 AM) Reply
I have been drawn to that dress since I saw it. It looks great on you. When I get better at fitting my figure, I might try it.
eibhlin said... (6/26/09 11:40 PM) Reply
Wow, your creations are always so beautiful. You have a wonderful eye for feminine fashions and fabrics. Very beautiful!
maedchen said... (6/26/09 11:38 PM) Reply
looks terrific!
MaryDB said... (6/26/09 11:29 PM) Reply
Gorgeous dress looks terrific on you. Nice work.
carolynw said... (6/26/09 11:17 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress - love the fabric
michellep74 said... (6/26/09 10:17 PM) Reply
Lovely dress! I liked this when I saw it in the magazine, so it's really nice to see it sewn up.
JoanneM said... (6/26/09 9:55 PM) Reply
This dress is so pretty on you.
poorpigling said... (6/26/09 9:27 PM) Reply
Looks good to me..and looks good on you too..you can wear this anywhere.. The print is so right for this summer..
quixoticpixels said... (6/26/09 9:25 PM) Reply
Lovely dress! I'm going to have to keep the rhinestone cover-up tip in my bag of tricks...love that idea :)
KathleenS said... (6/26/09 9:21 PM) Reply
Great dress - looks like a good fit from here and the print hides any sewing imperfections. I like the seaming details of this design, and I think they would look great in a solid colour (but on the other hand, I have tried sewing points like that before and I know it's not easy!)
 
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