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Pattern Reviews> Vogue Patterns> 1154 (Badgley Mischka Dress)

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Reviewed by:Erica B.

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Posted on:5/15/10 10:07 AM
Last Updated:5/16/10 10:27 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 26 people   
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Caroly72 said... (7/6/10 10:00 PM) Reply
You make such lovely things--I look forward to seeing what you will make next! Thank you for sharing!
Eyeadaba said... (6/15/10 7:18 PM) Reply
This is absolutely gorgeous. Beautifully constructed, the lace on the hem is a very elegant touch!
narcissaqtpie said... (6/7/10 9:32 AM) Reply
This is the perfect dress. I love your photo!
ChristineX said... (5/31/10 0:50 AM) Reply
Love it! You look like a 40's pinup!
Levone said... (5/19/10 11:24 AM) Reply
Absolutely beautiful! I love all of your reviews and you're such an inspiration...I would love to have your skills and day maybe.:-)
amy in mpls said... (5/18/10 11:08 PM) Reply
oooooo! lovely!
imsewcrazy said... (5/18/10 7:48 PM) Reply
Vibekeinyork said... (5/18/10 7:02 PM) Reply
That must be one of the absolutely top photographs ever on this site. You look like a movie star from a bygone era. And yes, very luminous. Who's the photographer? Oh, and you made your dress? :-P
SeamsFabulous said... (5/18/10 5:00 PM) Reply
Just gorgeous! The colors really make it pop!
MissTaraTara said... (5/18/10 4:10 PM) Reply
Gorgeous photo!
Karendee said... (5/18/10 4:02 PM) Reply
Beautiful. I also love the photography in this shot.
Fashions said... (5/18/10 3:05 AM) Reply
Very fashionable!
p1xie said... (5/18/10 0:54 AM) Reply
Wow flawless! It looks stunning on you too!
Nancywin said... (5/17/10 8:26 PM) Reply
This turned out really nicely and you look fabulous in it!
RLL said... (5/17/10 2:42 PM) Reply
I'm afraid that I have to agree with everyone else! So polished, so classy, so WOW!
sewnsewtoo said... (5/17/10 1:49 PM) Reply
So glamorous. Your patience paid off.
Leora said... (5/17/10 12:54 PM) Reply
cindyann said... (5/17/10 9:28 AM) Reply
Great dress Erica. I adore that fabric. The action you used adds a nice "feel" to the picture.
Gold said... (5/17/10 9:27 AM) Reply
Erica, you did an awesome job on this dress. Look fantastic on you.
MNBarb said... (5/17/10 7:53 AM) Reply
It's not often that the finished product looks better than it did on the model on the pattern envelope but this is one of those times. Beautiful work!
Paris75008 said... (5/17/10 6:51 AM) Reply
Wow, that dress is simply splendid and you look positively stunning wearing it. You wear it SO much better than the model in the picture on your blog.
snuzal said... (5/17/10 2:16 AM) Reply
Gorgeous as always, I love the pleats, it fits you beautifully. I think we must have similar taste, every time I find a pattern I like, I google it, and there's almost always a review by you for the same pattern lol. I'd love to make a dress like that, but with so many pieces, forget it!!! LOL
J-Girl said... (5/17/10 1:09 AM) Reply
Dress looks amazing, and YOU look amazing in it. Your skin looks luminous!
carnelian said... (5/16/10 10:29 PM) Reply
Wonderful choices throughout, gorgious and chic. Thanks for your knowing comments on construction!
1SewSweet said... (5/16/10 9:04 AM) Reply
Wow this is nice! Erica, I don't know if you did it intentionally, but I love the coloring of your picture makes it look so retro, very elegant! Wonderful job on this creation!
magoe6217 said... (5/16/10 8:44 AM) Reply
A real stunner! You look beautiful, and your necklace couldn't be more perfect.
Mushywear said... (5/16/10 1:14 AM) Reply
Everything about this dress is beautiful, from the print to the details. You look lovely in it and I really enjoy keeping up with your blog too!
Terri A said... (5/16/10 0:13 AM) Reply
Just gorgeous!
HLT said... (5/15/10 11:17 PM) Reply
Love the front pleats. So gorg!!
Heidi Ho said... (5/15/10 10:18 PM) Reply
Wow!! Another beautiful dress.!!
Peter in NYC said... (5/15/10 9:40 PM) Reply
Smashing. I love that hibiscus print.
Mazzygirl said... (5/15/10 8:21 PM) Reply
Erica you never cease to amaze me - yet another beautiful sewing project! And you take such excellent photos too! You are a truly talented seamstress who knows how to put bling in every item you create!
Markie1 said... (5/15/10 8:01 PM) Reply
You look like an oil painting done by a master artist. And the dress is beautiful too...
Meredith P said... (5/15/10 7:54 PM) Reply
Gorgeous, as always! I always look forward to your very helpful reviews. I have to admit, I like yours a lot better than the original, although that embroidery gives me ideas...
iluv2sew61 said... (5/15/10 6:18 PM) Reply
Gorgeous! Fantastic work!!
sewsewboy said... (5/15/10 5:47 PM) Reply
Amazing execution. The dress looks right off the runway. True craftsmanship with you. You are one of my FAVORITE posters on this site. Always expert work. Fashion eye and the skills to match.
FreyaStark said... (5/15/10 5:39 PM) Reply
Yes, indeed, must fabulous. A really gorgeous dress. Well done.
Catbird said... (5/15/10 4:52 PM) Reply
Wow... When I opened the first photo I could have sworn I was looking at a magazine shot. Glamour and style galore! This is an amazing piece of work and I really love your decision to add piping at the waist section rather than contrasting fabric. I had to laugh when I looked on your blog and saw the difference between the photos of the model on the pattern envelope, the wire mannequin and you. No contest!!
RobinMCPA said... (5/15/10 4:13 PM) Reply
This turned out great! It really fits you perfectly.
sewtime said... (5/15/10 3:15 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress and you!!
Englishstitch said... (5/15/10 2:06 PM) Reply
A really beautiful dress - I agree with Aixoise - you do look like a movie star! & I love the details you add like the lace!
Johsews said... (5/15/10 1:29 PM) Reply
Just stunning! Now where are you planning to wear this divine dress?!
Aixoise said... (5/15/10 12:53 PM) Reply
Erica, You look like a movie star - only classier. What a stunning dress. The fabric choice is perfect, and, you're right - the piping makes it "pop." Beautiful interior finishing, as well. Keep these reviews coming. I always learn from what you do and enjoy seeing your work.
Rhoda K said... (5/15/10 12:32 PM) Reply
Just beautiful, as always. Also, love your hairstyle.
JanieBee said... (5/15/10 12:19 PM) Reply
Stunning! A work of art!
Jeannine1976 said... (5/15/10 11:46 AM) Reply
This is so pretty and fits you beautifully. I really appreciate your attention to detail. :)
Barbara3 said... (5/15/10 11:45 AM) Reply
Just beautiful.
psgates said... (5/15/10 10:29 AM) Reply
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