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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> Vintage 2931 (ca. 1938 Daytime/Evening Gown)

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Reviewed by:Margaret
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Posted on:5/27/10 11:54 PM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 8 people   
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Margaret said... (6/23/10 12:17 PM) Reply
Lesley, thanks!! I'll PM you
lesleysews said... (6/15/10 6:35 PM) Reply
HI Where are you in MOntreal I am in the dress!
Margaret said... (6/6/10 8:58 PM) Reply
Thanks! I'm usually not either, but I like a lot of the design elements from the 30s and the patterns often come with the big sleeves... I think having dark, soft, and/or sheer fabric helps minimize them some.
AnneM said... (6/5/10 9:45 PM) Reply
Great information. The dress does look very nice. I'm not a big sleeve person for myself, but it certainly seems OK for you.
Margaret said... (5/29/10 11:16 AM) Reply
Thank you!
Jacqui315 said... (5/29/10 1:49 AM) Reply
Such a gorgeous dress!
Jane S said... (5/28/10 7:23 PM) Reply
Wow, fabulous dress on you and your review was a sewing lesson in itself. Beautiful lines in this dress, wonderfully flattering.
Margaret said... (5/28/10 7:12 PM) Reply
Wow, thanks everyone for your kind comments!
Re Becca said... (5/28/10 10:17 AM) Reply
Very pretty! This was a lot of work, but so worth the effort, you have a fabulous dress.
carolynw said... (5/28/10 9:18 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress
Rhonda in Montreal said... (5/28/10 9:02 AM) Reply
"snap placket"--Cool!! Very pretty gal in her vintage dress!! ;)
squirrellypoo said... (5/28/10 7:55 AM) Reply
This looks fantastic! I love the cool seam lines and you did SUCH a nice job on the finishing here.
Sanibelle said... (5/28/10 4:15 AM) Reply
A beautiful gown and a great review. :)
FreyaStark said... (5/28/10 2:15 AM) Reply
A lovely dress in a gorgeous colour.
rachel5000 said... (5/28/10 1:05 AM) Reply
I think that's BEAUTIFUL!!! I agree though that the sleeves are a bit overwhelming. You did great. Rachel
Aroura said... (5/28/10 0:16 AM) Reply
Oh, pretty pretty! I really like that, a lot. It looks fantastic on you. You might not like the mutton chop sleeves (lol), but that dress is VERY becoming on you. And the slip to match. So great! Awesome and very informative review too!
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