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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 12-2008-121 (Faux Shirtdress w/ Bias Bodice)

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Posted on:3/9/10 11:00 AM
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Dmd4106 said... (3/17/10 5:30 AM) Reply
Great dress!
waltzqueen said... (3/15/10 4:42 PM) Reply
This dress looks terrific on you. Cleverly designed and very flattering in both style and color! I'm adding this to my list of favorite nicegirl outfits. How you run these up so fast I have no idea!
heapha said... (3/15/10 9:32 AM) Reply
as usual your work is impecible as is your review, always helpful - I just love looking at your stuff.
michou68 said... (3/13/10 1:37 AM) Reply
Oh, I wish I could make Burda fit - this one is so pretty and one of the best dresses you ever made. You look fantastic in it!
cindyann said... (3/11/10 11:13 AM) Reply
This dress really looks fantastic on you. It perfectly suits your figure.
Karen6790 said... (3/10/10 10:33 PM) Reply
That dress is still on my list of patterns I want to make, and now I really remember why. I love how you played with the stripes, and while it is a change-up colorwise for you, it looks good. It's striped, it's dark, but it's definitely not stodgy.
janet said... (3/10/10 3:44 PM) Reply
You look absolutely fabulous! I agree with Cidell--this is one of your top ten looks.
OP Gal said... (3/10/10 9:05 AM) Reply
Cute dress. You did a great job matching the stripes.
Sic said... (3/10/10 8:41 AM) Reply
This is an amazing dress! The buttons really make something special!
becca a said... (3/10/10 7:52 AM) Reply
What a lovely, flattering dress! You look lovely. The perfectly matched bias stripes on the bodice really make the dress.
Bernadette W said... (3/10/10 0:44 AM) Reply
You should wear this every day-so, so flattering. You.Rock.This.Dress.
paulakiss said... (3/10/10 0:42 AM) Reply
You did a beautiful job! That looks even better than RTW! Love the style on you too.
Sew tell me said... (3/10/10 0:34 AM) Reply
This is lovely. I love the bodice.
Heidi Ho said... (3/9/10 10:44 PM) Reply
Your dress turned out so very nice!! I love all the details with the stripes and the buttons are a great addition. That is a very flattering style on you as well!
Peter in NYC said... (3/9/10 10:13 PM) Reply
Very, very cute. Nice details!
digs57 said... (3/9/10 9:26 PM) Reply
Super, super, super dress, thank you for making & showing it to us. A must-do!
leanmeansewingmachine said... (3/9/10 9:08 PM) Reply
Love that dress! It looks so GOOD on you! Nice job.
m1khaela said... (3/9/10 8:58 PM) Reply
SOOO fabulous--love the stripes, love the way it fits you.
katlew03 said... (3/9/10 8:45 PM) Reply
This dress looks great on you. Perfect style.
carolynw said... (3/9/10 6:45 PM) Reply
Really sharp looking - great work as usual
FreyaStark said... (3/9/10 4:28 PM) Reply
Fabulous! It's really smart and highly distinctive. Your pattern matching is especially impressive.
Mufffet said... (3/9/10 3:12 PM) Reply
Great stripe matching! I love your dress!
4u2cme said... (3/9/10 2:20 PM) Reply
The dress looks great on you.
nellc said... (3/9/10 2:00 PM) Reply
Your dress is lovely, it looks great in your striped fabric.
Gelbean said... (3/9/10 1:58 PM) Reply
Your dress fits you perfectly. It's very flattering. The way you worked the stripes on the bias and the chevroning is fabulous!
annie11 said... (3/9/10 12:57 PM) Reply
I really like this on you. Great fit and I'm really amazed at the chevroning perfection.
petro said... (3/9/10 12:55 PM) Reply
Great dress, it fits perfectly. The stripes work brilliantly.
persevering said... (3/9/10 12:29 PM) Reply
Congratulations, this dress is fabulous, the fit is perfect and you look great in it - and bonus, it is suitable for whatever need may come up.
Auntie Allyn said... (3/9/10 12:11 PM) Reply
Looks fabulous!
Elona said... (3/9/10 11:53 AM) Reply
I love the bias detailing! That is one cute little dress.
SewSho said... (3/9/10 11:29 AM) Reply
Really suits u, fab work!
nannykk said... (3/9/10 11:20 AM) Reply
It is perfection!
Riordan said... (3/9/10 11:08 AM) Reply
Your dress is great--you've used the stripes so beautifully. You look lovely--perfect dress on you!
Nancy K said... (3/9/10 11:05 AM) Reply
This is a really great look on you. The dress is lovely and very flattering look.
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