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Posted on:7/11/10 12:48 PM
Last Updated:7/16/10 5:15 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 7 people   
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Rhonda in Montreal said... (7/29/10 3:58 PM) Reply
THANKS for all your help, PittyPat!! ;)
PittyPat said... (7/27/10 7:54 PM) Reply
Rhonda... yes, I made the bodice with straight sides - no darts. I did cut it a tad longer than I thought I needed for the 'blouson' effect - and needed it all due to my full bust. I did not cut the deep 'V' in front and facing - just eased the collar into the neckline. It slipped over the head without the deep V being cut. I didn't want to have to deal with a tie and opening in the center front. I added a wide bias tape on the inside at the waist seam and ran narrow elastic through it. Glad you got the OOP pattern. Have fun with it.
Rhonda in Montreal said... (7/27/10 5:30 PM) Reply
Hello!! Congratulations on your Prize!! I JUST received your OOP Simplicity pattern ;) Did you make the bodice up "as is", i.e., straight side seams with no darts?? THANKS!!
CynthiaSue said... (7/23/10 0:28 AM) Reply
i think your knock off is perfect!! I love the basic style of the dress with the lovely print. you did a fabulous job and look so pretty in your dress!!!
fattyboomboom said... (7/20/10 7:20 PM) Reply
Cute dress! Thanks for describing how you integrated different patterns.
Kayseri said... (7/18/10 4:24 AM) Reply
A very flattering dress in lovely fabric.
marec said... (7/17/10 10:44 AM) Reply
You look vibrant, as well as your dress :-) Very pretty and a great knock off.
Rhoda K said... (7/17/10 7:28 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress and very summery looking.
RadarRadiance said... (7/16/10 7:14 PM) Reply
Love it on you and the ruffled collar is perfect. I would wear this in a heart beat, very nice!
RadarRadiance said... (7/16/10 7:14 PM) Reply
Love it on you and the ruffled collar is perfect. I would wear this in a heart beat, very nice!
ted golden said... (7/16/10 6:15 PM) Reply
Just Fabulous
rebija said... (7/16/10 9:09 AM) Reply
I admire your skill in adjusting one pattern, drafting another and them putting them together to create a beautiful garment. Nicely done! You look beautiful!
nancy2001 said... (7/13/10 2:17 PM) Reply
Your dress is lovely, and the fuschia color looks beautiful on you.
BJ1400 said... (7/12/10 4:44 PM) Reply
That is so pretty & looks great on you!
Aroura said... (7/12/10 11:21 AM) Reply
Great job! I always love your work. You really did capture the inspiration dress. It looks fantastic on you!
BillieJean said... (7/12/10 6:11 AM) Reply
Absolutely beautiful! Great job.
Danvillegirl said... (7/12/10 5:27 AM) Reply
Very nice! You captured the Ann Taylor dress very well!
JillyBe said... (7/12/10 4:14 AM) Reply
Very cute & summery dress! Nice job :)
arianamaniacs said... (7/11/10 6:48 PM) Reply
Very flattering, you did a wonderful job
Erin D said... (7/11/10 6:18 PM) Reply
Great job with your inspiration dress-looks perfect for summer weather. Your belt idea is really clever.
Rhonda in Montreal said... (7/11/10 4:02 PM) Reply
Very lovely project!! Thank you, also, for the very "Rhonda" original pattern reference!! Frills away!! ;)
JTink said... (7/11/10 3:51 PM) Reply
So fresh and pretty.
julie w said... (7/11/10 3:49 PM) Reply
your dress is lovely, you really captured your inspiration dress.
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