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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 3503 (Knit Maxi Dress)

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Posted on:8/13/09 9:48 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 12 people   
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AnnS said... (7/3/11 11:16 PM) Reply
That rocks! I love the print and how it looks on you. I think the key to maxi dresses is a very breathable rayon or cotton fabric. I have one and any amount of poly = sweltering. I'm making another in a very lightweight cotton and one more in a rayon knit.
Liesbet said... (5/10/10 2:42 AM) Reply
heapha said... (2/17/10 0:44 AM) Reply
i love all your stuff but this one is just inspiring - I wish I had you eye for detail.
jent said... (8/15/09 8:36 PM) Reply
This really looks fantastic on you - very flattering!
Heatherrique said... (8/14/09 9:36 PM) Reply
Exquisitely enchanting and upbeat!
Kayseri said... (8/14/09 7:40 PM) Reply
I love this, and I think your midriff and neck contrasts bring the dress to a whole new level.
Levone said... (8/14/09 1:21 PM) Reply
Gorgeous dress! I love this fabric.
Diane333 said... (8/14/09 11:06 AM) Reply
I love how you used your fabric to really make this a spectacular dress.
kerrynw said... (8/14/09 8:14 AM) Reply
Love your maxi dress, particularly the way you cut the midriff panel. Great job!
donna mel said... (8/14/09 6:50 AM) Reply
Lining it was a great idea, and i love the wider midriff. i failed to make a winner out of this pattern, but am inspired to try again.
SpinningJenny said... (8/14/09 6:46 AM) Reply
Wow - this is stunning on you! You have used the fabric so cleverly, and the wide midriff is fantastic. So glamorous with that perfect backdrop.
Sew tell me said... (8/14/09 3:58 AM) Reply
I love this dress and the dress on you. It's definitely unlike most of the things I've seen on you but that's part of what makes it fabulous.
Athene said... (8/14/09 1:24 AM) Reply
So fabulous. You look lovely and picked a great back drop for your photos.
imsewcrazy said... (8/14/09 0:37 AM) Reply
Beautiful! You do look glamourous in this dress.!
EveS said... (8/13/09 9:21 PM) Reply
LOVE this version! I'm just getting ready to start my 2nd dress from this pattern so thanks for the inspiration! Fabulous fabric placement!!!
craftylady66 said... (8/13/09 8:55 PM) Reply
Gosh, that's gorgeous! It looks so designer.
Gelbean said... (8/13/09 6:59 PM) Reply
Gorgeous maxi dress!
FreyaStark said... (8/13/09 5:20 PM) Reply
It's fabulous! Well done.
AnneM said... (8/13/09 4:27 PM) Reply
I love, love, love that dress. It looks great on you. (No, it doesn't look like a rib cage.) I think this review will improve the sales of that pattern.
narcissaqtpie said... (8/13/09 2:38 PM) Reply
knockout dress!! i need to get to g street more often.
crazygrad said... (8/13/09 2:11 PM) Reply
Really beautiful! Love that fabric!
Cathy Loves Fabric said... (8/13/09 1:32 PM) Reply
It's perfect for you. Perfect fit, perfect fun fabric. And you used the fabric to it's best advantage. Just looking at your dress put me in a good mood. It must be so fun to wear!
Amanda S. said... (8/13/09 1:25 PM) Reply
What a great dress! I love your use of contrast for the waist and straps. Looks great on you as well.
Mahogany Stylist said... (8/13/09 11:41 AM) Reply
Beautiful maxi. Great use of the border in the midriff section.
cindyann said... (8/13/09 11:03 AM) Reply
Mufffet said... (8/13/09 10:13 AM) Reply
Very very lovely - love the fabric and your styling of same. Excellent work.
MaureenLewis78 said... (8/13/09 10:03 AM) Reply
Absolutely gorgeous. I ordered this pattern on Monday to try the dress you are wearing. Was kinda skeptical buying it though, but after seeing yours.... it is beautiful!! Can't wait for mine to arrive.
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