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Posted on:11/20/09 0:07 AM
Last Updated:11/21/09 3:58 PM


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Lynnelle said... (2/21/12 9:26 PM) Reply
Thank you *so* much for providing the kits. Your dress is fabulous and I appreciate your generous offer.
Scheri said... (3/14/11 5:27 PM) Reply
Hot, hot hot!
Paris75008 said... (12/23/09 9:43 AM) Reply
Thanks for the collar / cuff pattern. If I ever attempt this dress it will make things much simpler.
Michelle T said... (12/12/09 12:41 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress. Love your designer touches and thank you for posting the how to.
Sharonspils said... (11/23/09 9:43 PM) Reply
You come up with some wonderful garments and this is no exception. Thank you for the pattern pieces.
annie11 said... (11/22/09 12:15 PM) Reply
This dress is wonderful! I love the contrast.
Secretsugar said... (11/22/09 11:10 AM) Reply
Adorable adaptation of this dress! It looks fabulous on you!
Elemenopeo said... (11/21/09 11:52 PM) Reply
love your blog - your cat is smashing. This dress is too.
erinw83 said... (11/21/09 11:28 PM) Reply
Wonderful job as usual!
erinw83 said... (11/21/09 9:43 PM) Reply
Wonderful job as usual!
Catbird said... (11/21/09 8:52 PM) Reply
I enjoy your work. This is fantastic!
solosmocker said... (11/21/09 6:49 PM) Reply
Stunning dress on you! You know what works for you and you "make it work".
Nancy Anne said... (11/21/09 9:21 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress- looks crisp, neat, and classic without being boring!
Fran S said... (11/21/09 7:59 AM) Reply
Beautiful. Your workmanship is wonderful.
Danvillegirl said... (11/21/09 7:39 AM) Reply
Great job. I may have to go out and buy this pattern.
ggexpansive said... (11/21/09 4:13 AM) Reply
thank you for the tip about fabric req. for s patterns . your dress looks great.
Erin D said... (11/20/09 11:01 PM) Reply
You did a fantastic job! It is very classic and yet modern looking all at the same time.
BlossomKyle said... (11/20/09 8:44 PM) Reply
GORGEOUS!!!!
Christas said... (11/20/09 5:55 PM) Reply
Wonderful dress!
cabinbaby said... (11/20/09 4:39 PM) Reply
That dress is fantastic! Now I'm hatching a plan to knock off your knock off. :)
Beek said... (11/20/09 4:26 PM) Reply
Very, very clever! What a success you've had with this designer knock-off. Great dress.
lovenicky said... (11/20/09 1:41 PM) Reply
You did it! Really awesome adaptation of the designer dress!
Dynamo said... (11/20/09 11:32 AM) Reply
Super Dress. Wow.
redhotpepper said... (11/20/09 10:31 AM) Reply
So beautiful and the fit is perfect.
Vintage Joan said... (11/20/09 10:18 AM) Reply
Gorgeous!! :)
SewRaeMe said... (11/20/09 9:28 AM) Reply
Very nice, I love the look and you have almost inspired me to take a look at the Project Runway patterns.
3HoursPast said... (11/20/09 8:50 AM) Reply
I love this dress, I love all the dresses you make. I almost never use "in print" patterns, but I want this one. The severity of the lines delights my inner Puritan. Maybe in lightweight red wool... Or a crisp green linen... Ooh the possibilities, thank you. I wonder how it would look with two tiny soft pleats in the front, just looking at Nicole Kidman's frock I think it has them. I wonder if soft pleats and bright colors would mortify the Puritan?
lamstu said... (11/20/09 8:24 AM) Reply
What a beautiful dress! It is great to see the pattern can be transformed to fulfill your own vision.
cindyann said... (11/20/09 7:58 AM) Reply
Great dress! Looks wonderful on you. Adding this to my wishlist.
Lori V said... (11/20/09 7:30 AM) Reply
Fantastic dress, you did an amazing job with this pattern and making it your inspiration dress.
SpinningJenny said... (11/20/09 4:40 AM) Reply
Another fantastic dress Elaine - it really suits you and fits you perfectly! Your personal spin on this pattern is a winner. P.S. I always enjoy your blog.
Paris75008 said... (11/20/09 4:21 AM) Reply
Wow! What a stunning recreation. You are so good at morphing commercial patterns into something unique and designer looking.
hildes said... (11/20/09 3:54 AM) Reply
Wow, I really really love your dress! You did a great job changing the pattern to look like your inspiration dress.
Morisot said... (11/20/09 1:30 AM) Reply
Very smart-looking, eye-catching dress you created. Very nice.
 
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