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Reviewed by:Terri A
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Posted on:6/22/10 2:48 AM
Last Updated:10/17/10 8:22 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 9 people   
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Terri A said... (11/7/10 4:02 PM) Reply
Yes, Some people have done a sheer top to this dress and it looks really good!
PolaNegri said... (11/6/10 4:15 PM) Reply
Love it! Do you think a contrast part could be made from a sheer fabric (for example organza)?
Terri A said... (10/17/10 10:23 PM) Reply
Thank you:-)!!! Yep, my daughter just LOVES this dress and wears it a LOT! It is fully worth every penny for the pattern.
renren said... (10/17/10 10:16 PM) Reply
Very nice dress and I think you should send a photo to the Colette patterns. They would probably be delighted to see this project, especially with the very artistic photo composition.
Christas said... (10/17/10 10:15 PM) Reply
What a pretty dress! Love the extra details! Your daughter looks beautiful wearing it.
SansSouci572 said... (10/17/10 9:49 PM) Reply
I hope the designer of this pattern sees this review and photo! I just got this pattern too! Now I am even more excited to try it out. I should say my daughter is excited for me to try it out. We are both getting a new dress with this pattern, thanks for the fun and informative review.
pammieh said... (8/11/10 10:19 PM) Reply
Wow! She can wear a dress!!
senaSews said... (7/1/10 5:31 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress and what a fun picture!
Terri A said... (6/28/10 4:27 PM) Reply
Well, she says it is very comfortable but she has tiny shoulders and her underarm is high. Dresses that seem too tight in the armscye to others, fits her fine with room to spare. If you are referring to the pull lines on the photo, I think because I was working with a stretch woven with a lot of stretch, when I manipulated the fabric to ease it, unlike a woven without lycra, it wanted to stretch more than actually be placed properly. So, when that happens although you are manipulating the fabric and as you ease it in, you are not making any little tucks or pleats, because it is actually stretching, as soon as the seam is done you have some pull lines as the lycra rebounds. I attributed this to my fabric and the fact that I have slightly less experience easing in stretch fabric... It didn't reflect on the pattern itself, so I didn't think to mention it in the review. I also threw it in the wash right before the photo shoot and practically left it "as is" for the pictures instead of a thorough pressing. I think the whole dress has very little ease and is very fitted through the top. I will edit the review to reflect this. Thanks for asking... HTH Terri :-)
LizLefebvre said... (6/28/10 9:36 AM) Reply
I think it's wonderful! Your daughter looks so graceful, and the colours suit her perfectly. I do have a question, though - is it comfortable to wear? Does it allow movement in the shoulders and the arms?
Paris75008 said... (6/24/10 7:53 AM) Reply
That is just the most darling little dress. I LOVE it!
Mahogany Stylist said... (6/23/10 5:23 PM) Reply
Great summer dress. Loved the photo shoot.
birdmcfarland said... (6/23/10 4:38 PM) Reply
Fab! Love! She looks gorgeous and the dress is super. I might need to make this too...although I won't look nearly that good in it!
kim*brown said... (6/23/10 11:21 AM) Reply
Super cute and fun pic!
mylittleelephant said... (6/23/10 10:21 AM) Reply
Great photo, lovely dress!!!
lamstu said... (6/23/10 8:31 AM) Reply
So very pretty! The length is perfect on your DD.
Kim12469 said... (6/23/10 7:16 AM) Reply
Beautiful! I really want to make this dress. Thank you so much for your review.
marec said... (6/23/10 0:19 AM) Reply
What a great photo shoot!! Your daughter looks terrific, and so sophisticated, in her new dress.
Lori V said... (6/22/10 10:33 PM) Reply
Fabulous dress, beautiful photos and your daughter looks so pretty.
drsue said... (6/22/10 9:57 PM) Reply
Pretty, pretty!
Mahler said... (6/22/10 9:55 PM) Reply
You are right to love this dress it is lovely and so feminine. Brava !
Gelbean said... (6/22/10 9:52 PM) Reply
Fabulous dress! The photo is great. Your daughter is absolutely beautiful.
Karen6790 said... (6/22/10 9:42 PM) Reply
First off, what a FABULOUS photo. Such a great way to show off your dress and your daughter. I love how it turned out, the linen was exactly right and your work is beautiful.
Terri A said... (6/22/10 9:33 PM) Reply
My daughter says thanks and is blushing:-)heehee
MNBarb said... (6/22/10 9:33 PM) Reply
Really nice dress. I have never made a Colette Pattern and now am tempted.
ClaireEmily said... (6/22/10 9:30 PM) Reply
Wow - you look GORGEOUS! Demure but sexy. Love it! and it fits beautifully too.
Ericaeli said... (6/22/10 11:22 AM) Reply
This is such a pretty dress. I bet it looks great on you too.
marec said... (6/22/10 9:24 AM) Reply
Lovely. These are great patterns. aren't they? Please, please...I want to see it worn :-)
Terri A said... (6/22/10 9:22 AM) Reply
Thanks guys... what would I do without your support!? You really keep me motivated (which I need these days! :-)
dingyadi said... (6/22/10 7:46 AM) Reply
That is very pretty, and I love the fabric colour choice.
Sew4Fun said... (6/22/10 5:24 AM) Reply
Pretty dress and thanks for taking the extra time to record and upload the video.
ClaireEmily said... (6/22/10 5:16 AM) Reply
Gosh it looks lovely! I can't wait to see it on you =)
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