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Posted on:1/8/10 12:42 PM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 11 people   
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fattyboomboom said... (2/19/10 6:14 PM) Reply
Your dress is lovely, and your review is fantastic! Thanks for so much advice.
Amy-may said... (1/13/10 0:09 AM) Reply
It turned out lovely, wear with pride!
Vintage Joan said... (1/10/10 7:51 PM) Reply
Nice dress, and wow, what an incredibly thorough and helpful review! If you're a beginner, you must be a very intuitive one, because you're thinking miles ahead of what I'd call a "beginner." :)
DKG said... (1/10/10 2:32 PM) Reply
This dress looks lovely. I think you should upgrade your skill level to at least advanced beginner if not intermediate. You really know what's going on in a pattern and are able to make clever alterations and amendments. Well done! THis looks like a cozy great dress to wear and that cowl neck looks excellent.
whirrclunk said... (1/9/10 6:39 PM) Reply
Thank you for the really kind comments!!
ClaireEmily said... (1/9/10 5:09 PM) Reply
I actually really like your dress! I think all that work did pay off - and congratulations on your first wearable knit garment!
fryman said... (1/9/10 12:57 PM) Reply
Cudos to you, Girlfriend. Your efforts and review are great. I appreciate all photos and references. Yes, make another and enjoy!
Rebecca D said... (1/9/10 8:47 AM) Reply
What a tremendously helpful review. And I like this dress on you, it has sort of a severe, yet funky vibe that I like very much. Sew it again.
Terri A said... (1/9/10 1:28 AM) Reply
Oh my goodness this is soooo cute!
lamstu said... (1/8/10 7:32 PM) Reply
I think your dress looks great. Remember that when you're walking around, there's not a sandwich board next to you where people can see what the dress was "supposed to" look like :). This looks like a perfect outfit for a cold winter day. And in a less chunky fabric, no one will even realize that you've sewed the same pattern, so all of your hard work on the fitting will not go to waste.
Christas said... (1/8/10 6:12 PM) Reply
Excellent review.... very cute dress!
sewnsewtoo said... (1/8/10 3:21 PM) Reply
Thank you for such a detailed review. Congratulations on your erseverance. The dress looks great on you.
nicegirl said... (1/8/10 2:30 PM) Reply
You really put a lot of thought into this project! It looks like a very cozy dress.
Catherine Daze said... (1/8/10 2:24 PM) Reply
Thanks for the detailed review! I really like the way you explained what you did with the neckline
persevering said... (1/8/10 1:33 PM) Reply
What a success! Your dress looks lovely on you. Hope you immediately make another from this pattern. Thanks for your review.
sewtime said... (1/8/10 1:01 PM) Reply
You will wear it, it is darling!!
Ripple Dandelion said... (1/8/10 12:50 PM) Reply
This is an adorable dress on you. I can see where a thinner knit would give a different look, but I like this fabric as well.
 
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