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Reviewed by:Michelle L

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Posted on:8/19/09 2:51 PM
Last Updated:8/20/09 8:45 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 8 people   
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Robin Denning said... (8/22/09 9:31 PM) Reply
You did a beautiful job on that dress and it looks great on you. Well done!
SpinningJenny said... (8/21/09 8:19 PM) Reply
Thanks for this extremely helpful review. This looks fantastic on you, and the details really make the dress. I have this pattern, but (up until now) I have been wary of the shapelessness. Thanks to your review, I'm ready to give it a go.
eugenia123 said... (8/21/09 7:46 AM) Reply
I'm so impressed by all the work that has gone into this dress - it looks perfect.
Lili123 said... (8/20/09 4:39 PM) Reply
your shirt dress is very nice with all the details and your review very instructive. i bought this pattern about 2 years ago and never made the dress, maybe i should try it out, it would make a nice fall dress.
LollyVee said... (8/20/09 2:02 PM) Reply
It's the details on Shirtdresses that make them special and unique and your's is stunning!
quixoticpixels said... (8/20/09 11:30 AM) Reply
Excellent! I love all the special details and your alterations made it very flattering!
becca a said... (8/20/09 11:30 AM) Reply
Beautiful workmanship! This is a very chic dress.
RachelEsq said... (8/20/09 10:50 AM) Reply
I have seen this type of dress all over the place in RTW this season. I'm jealous that you were able to put one together so beautifully. You're *definitely* not a hot mess!
cmarie12 said... (8/20/09 10:33 AM) Reply
Michelle - you did a fabulous job on this! I'm glad that you used the details that you wanted and not everything in the pattern if it didn't suit you! And I love the chest flap! Your hard work on this dress is very evident!!!
CarolynGM said... (8/20/09 9:20 AM) Reply
Although you found it tedious, it was worth every stitch and button. It looks just wonderful.
Woolygal said... (8/20/09 8:45 AM) Reply
Perfect. Great review.
renren said... (8/20/09 4:51 AM) Reply
Very nice dress, and I do hope you make it again because, although distinctive, it could be changed up with either fabric or trim to get a completely different look! I love the dress and have a floral linen that would work great . . . but alas, this is a bit beyond my skill level.
kerrynw said... (8/20/09 0:39 AM) Reply
Your dress is well worth the effort, it looks great!
Cathy Loves Fabric said... (8/19/09 10:27 PM) Reply
Wonderful shirtdress.
EleanorSews said... (8/19/09 8:39 PM) Reply
Very nice! This was worth every minute of all the fiddly (as you called it) stuff. Sometimes it is has to do with the details and how well they are executed. Clearly very well.
FreyaStark said... (8/19/09 5:54 PM) Reply
A smart dress. Your efforts have paid off.
birdmcfarland said... (8/19/09 5:47 PM) Reply
I love it!!
Carol Mendoza said... (8/19/09 4:23 PM) Reply
It looks fantastic! Great job.
crazygrad said... (8/19/09 3:06 PM) Reply
Looks great on you!
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