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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 11-2007-105 B (Cocktail dress)

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Posted on:7/9/09 6:33 PM
Last Updated:7/13/09 2:27 PM


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Nancy K said...
Beautiful dress!
8/6/09 9:58 AM
no7262 said...
Just beautiful! Where did you find that fabric??? Nora :)
7/14/09 4:26 PM
Barbara V said...
What a beautiful dress and lovely style. The paisley brocade is rich looking.
7/14/09 2:23 PM
emr said...
Sewkiwi - Yes, there was a really tricky part to the dart draft. I did not add seam allowances to the vertical dart. Just slashed it through the middle and marked the lines. When I got to the horizontal dart, I had to make a diagonal cut resulting in almost no seam allowance at the pivot point. Will get a picture of the pattern piece up for you so you can see how I did it.
7/14/09 12:03 PM
sewkiwi said...
Beautiful dress. I drafted this pattern but ended up using another (which I must review) as I couldn't figure out how to add seam allowance to the dart. There just didn't seem to be enough space. Did you have an issue with this?
7/14/09 3:16 AM
Auntie Allyn said...
Wow, this dress is uber-gorgeous! You must feel (and look!) like a million bucks when you wear it!~
7/13/09 6:06 PM
CynthiaSue said...
awesome!
7/13/09 5:41 PM
Carol Mendoza said...
Oooo, La La! Love this dress and the fabric...I am a paisley freak! This is just gorgeous!
7/13/09 4:45 PM
puddypaws said...
As you said, beautiful results, classy silhouette. Lovely fabric. WOW
7/13/09 4:07 PM
Leora said...
Absolute perfection!
7/13/09 3:46 PM
marjenann said...
Classy, amazing!!! All of your garments are impeccable!
7/13/09 3:13 PM
rosannec said...
gorgeous dress! the fabric choice is exquisite!
7/13/09 2:37 PM
 
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