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Posted on:7/12/09 7:33 AM


Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 4 people   
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fabricdancer said... (2/17/11 8:33 AM) Reply
I think this dress looks really nice on you!
JTink said... (7/12/09 6:42 PM) Reply
I have this pattern and have made one dress and 6 blouses out of it. I have found the same problem with the gathers that you did. So....I turned them into pleats. I still have the soft flow of the extra material, but with the nice flat fit of a smooth pleat. Now when I turn sideways, this old 55 year old body doesn't go preggers! I have also made some of the tops, sleeveless.
Athene said... (7/12/09 2:09 PM) Reply
I think you got a really nice fit and the colors are very flattering on you.
quixoticpixels said... (7/12/09 11:35 AM) Reply
I think it looks great on you. I'm sorry you're not happy with it!
Barbara V said... (7/12/09 9:25 AM) Reply
Very pretty dress and fabric.
renren said... (7/12/09 9:19 AM) Reply
Wow, looks like you put a lot of work in this to get something you are anything less than ecstatic with. I hope you can find a way to wear it . . . perhaps with a brown vest or jacket from a knit lycra, depending on your skill level? Just don't want to see this stuck in the closet because the colors are perfect for you.
kim*brown said... (7/12/09 9:13 AM) Reply
Would have liked to see it with the gathers. I think it looks nice, but yes, abit clingy on the bottom, but love the print on you and the bodice!
glenj said... (7/12/09 8:20 AM) Reply
Lovely dress,fits you perfectly
 
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