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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 6836:1966 (Dress with Criss-Cross Back)

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Reviewed by:Heatherrique
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Posted on:4/25/10 0:38 AM
Last Updated:5/1/10 8:28 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 8 people   
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Terri A said... (5/7/10 7:03 PM) Reply
Love it. That's a cool retro look on you!
Amanda S. said... (5/7/10 0:54 AM) Reply
Very cute and summery!
MaryDB said... (5/4/10 10:01 AM) Reply
Love the dress - so mod. The fabric is perfect for the style. Nice work.
fourkid said... (5/3/10 1:20 PM) Reply
This is so cute - I love the 60's styling of the print - but yet it is still fresh and contemporary. I also admire your perseverance - these reminders of working it out always inspire me to continue on. ETA: I forgot to say how clever your captions and titles are.
Margaret said... (5/3/10 0:36 AM) Reply
So cute! Looks like a great pattern for this fabric, and it fits so nicely!
graustark said... (5/2/10 11:27 PM) Reply
This is really cute, and the fabric choice is just perfect!
AnneM said... (5/2/10 9:32 PM) Reply
Cute, great match of fabric and pattern. Love the back.
HLT said... (5/2/10 8:13 PM) Reply
Flower power fab! Nice dress!!
Catbird said... (5/2/10 1:11 PM) Reply
p.s. As I was signing off I noticed that this is your 200th review! First of all, congratulations, and second of all, where do you put all your clothes??! Do you have a dressing trailer like the movie stars, and a full-time staff to help you choose your outfits for the day? ;-))
Catbird said... (5/2/10 1:06 PM) Reply
Well, I certainly enjoyed the musical treat while reading this review, and I think that pretty new dress of yours would be right at home in California! I love the neckline/shoulder/criss-cross back -- it is so flattering. The fun vintage-look fabric suits you perfectly.
MagpieJen said... (5/2/10 11:13 AM) Reply
Yay! I'm happy you found a way to make this pattern work. You now have such a cheerful summer dress, it's fab!
Paris75008 said... (5/2/10 8:40 AM) Reply
I love the flower print version of this dress. It's so 60s and you really wear those bold prints well. Those criss cross straps at the back look totally contemporary. Worth all the hard work to fit it!
FreyaStark said... (5/2/10 6:48 AM) Reply
Very snazzy!
Barbara V said... (5/1/10 10:59 PM) Reply
Way to go! Pretty dress and print that looks so "you"! Lovely fit.
Noeysmommy said... (5/1/10 9:15 PM) Reply
So cute!
MNBarb said... (5/1/10 8:36 PM) Reply
Nice fit. Cute
Peter in NYC said... (4/25/10 9:22 AM) Reply
Looking good -- great choice of patterns!
FreyaStark said... (4/25/10 1:17 AM) Reply
Looks like it's going to be really cute.
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