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Reviewed by:Allie in Hong Kong
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Posted on:10/11/09 4:43 AM

Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 12 people   
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Gendun said... (5/28/12 11:11 PM) Reply
Oh, and yes, you look FAB in it. The colour suits you perfectly, too! :)
Gendun said... (5/28/12 11:10 PM) Reply
Good advice, thanks. The muslin does seem like a great idea. Naturally we are all unique, and after looking at all these reviews it seems crucial to that smooth, slimming line that we cut the length of the top & waist pieces to fit our unique shapes. To that end I'm not sure this is rightly classed an "Easy" pattern, you know?
elily00 said... (11/6/09 4:15 PM) Reply
So gorgeous! I love it and it fits you perfectly!
Jane S said... (10/12/09 8:13 PM) Reply
Such a special dress on you, bravo! Great advice to make muslins although I dislike taking the time.
ALY said... (10/12/09 7:27 PM) Reply
What a pain to have to take out the stitching on those triangular waist pieces and redraft them, but I think it was worth the effort cause the fit looks great. It is very flattering on you.
ClareinStitches said... (10/12/09 7:52 AM) Reply
Beautiful; you and the dress! Message received loud and clear: I Shall make a muslin. Many thanks for the revue.
becca a said... (10/12/09 7:37 AM) Reply
This is a beautiful, flattering dress. I love the side seam detail.
Danvillegirl said... (10/12/09 5:26 AM) Reply
This is on my list to do. Thanks for review. I really love the look of the dress. Thanks for pointing out the back alignment or better non alignment.
Sweetiebop said... (10/11/09 5:11 PM) Reply
You look beautiful. This dress is just perfect.
Sigrid. said... (10/11/09 5:09 PM) Reply
Love it!
Re Becca said... (10/11/09 2:14 PM) Reply
Stunning! You did a great job on the fitting of this, it was certainly worth the unsewing and resewing.
Jali said... (10/11/09 11:38 AM) Reply
Nice work! I can imagine myself getting pretty frustrated trying to match seams like these. The seams and shaping maketh the dress and this is one flattering dress on you.
wildberrymom said... (10/11/09 10:04 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress! In spite of years to the contrary, I have become a fan of making muslins for most major projects too.
GorgeousFabrics said... (10/11/09 9:32 AM) Reply
Your version turned out great. I completely agree about making a muslin. I have this pattern and I think I'll make it up for a winter outfit.
Lori V said... (10/11/09 8:14 AM) Reply
Pretty dress, thanks for the review and heads-up on the muslin.
Restart06 said... (10/11/09 7:59 AM) Reply
Nice dress!! Thanks for the review
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