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Posted on:2/26/10 9:08 AM
Last Updated:3/31/10 8:11 AM

Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 21 people   
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DebraWenlock said...
This is a gorgeous dress - I love the combination of the feminine frills with the bold geometric print. It's such a shame it's not also a joy to wear! Thanks for the cautions & recommendations.
4/22/11 6:00 AM
pieraci2 said...
Thank you so much for mentioning the scimpy facings and the fact that there is not very much "wiggle room" when walking. My daughter chose this dress and when I do, I will line the bodice as you suggested. As far as the narrowness of the skirt part of the dress, I suppose I could widen it a bit when I cut it from the fabric. What do you think? Is that a good idea? (Since you already made and wore the dress). Thanks again for the review and picture. You look very cute in the dress!!!
3/20/11 2:18 AM
MissyBelle said...
I am literally taking notes from your review. I will press forward to make this dress and heed all of your advice. Thanks for sharing and you look fantastic by the way ;-)
1/3/11 11:28 PM
Julia Bobbin said...
Fantastic review and fantastic dress!
11/22/10 8:33 PM
fattyboomboom said...
Thanks for this very thorough review, especially the warning about both sides of the fabric showing. You look so cute!
7/15/10 1:01 PM
kittiequeen said...
One of the ideas I LOVE about this pattern web site--is the submitted photos from home sewers. Re this one, I love your dress, and it really shows the contrast between how the photo on the pattern envelope appears, and, somehow, much more truthfully, a geniune home sewn garment actually looks and is. As well as what it can be like to wear the item. Thanks!
6/5/10 3:18 PM
KatieRose said...
Thank you for pointing out the problems! I have this pattern ready to go, but I will widen the facings (and probably add to the skirt overlap to avoid tricky moments!). It looks great on you!
4/22/10 5:17 PM
Mebber said...
This is a great dress - you can wear it with capri length leggings to deal with the wrap being too minimal. It is very contemporary and you did a beautiful job - I hope you wear it often this spring!
3/31/10 11:05 AM
Lili123 said...
very nice dress, i love the colors and the patterns on the fabric.
2/27/10 9:39 AM
Cathy Loves Fabric said...
So cute and hopeful of spring's return. It's the perfect Easter dress.
2/27/10 1:27 AM
Christas said...
WOW! This is really cute!!! Thanks so much for the very nice review.
2/26/10 5:08 PM
birdmcfarland said...
Love it! I really like the fabric/dress style combo
2/26/10 3:53 PM
sewtime said...
Beautiful dress! A book that helped me with making facings that work is 'Nancy's 25 favorite sewing techniques' by Nancy Zieman. But I love your dress, it is so cute!
2/26/10 3:46 PM
FreyaStark said...
A gorgeous dress.
2/26/10 2:47 PM
nellc said...
Your dress looks really lovely, I like the binding on the flounces. I have this pattern so it is nice to see a detailed review, thanks for the warning about the facings.
2/26/10 1:16 PM
persevering said...
Thanks for being the first making this cute dress and sharing what you learned.
2/26/10 10:56 AM
heathercampbell29 said...
this is really cute! and I also love the patterns that have cup sizes for the bodice. Thanks for pointing that out, I'll have to try it. I really love the fabric that you chose.
2/26/10 10:49 AM
SewRaeMe said...
Very cute! Love the material!
2/26/10 9:31 AM
Bonnie123 said...
Very cute....looking at your bio, when do you have time to sew??? lol Again, I love the dress and the binding.
2/26/10 9:17 AM
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