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Reviewed by:Allie in Hong Kong

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Posted on:7/14/10 2:10 AM
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balired said... (8/25/10 2:57 PM) Reply
Thanks Allie in HK! I will post it, although I may not be able to until after my trip to NYC tomorrow - was trying to finish it for the trip, but alas, life got in the way. :)
Allie in Hong Kong said... (8/25/10 3:27 AM) Reply
Hi Balired, I recommend posting this - with a pic if possible - in the message boards section so more people will see it. It may just all be about accessories - shoes, belt, jewellry to make it look less like hospital scrubs! Hope it can be saved.
balired said... (8/24/10 1:47 PM) Reply
I am in the midst of making this dress, and I am stuck, because for some reason, the lovely painted leaf print silk crepe, in blues, greens and white, now looks like material for medical scrubs or smocks to me, and nothing I do can get that picture out of my mind. (I will try to post a photo of the material for reference). I am afraid people will think I escaped from the hospital while still wearing my smock! Anyone have any ideas about how to either modify the dress, or accessorize so it doesn't look like a hospital gown?
Catbird said... (7/23/10 10:42 AM) Reply
You've made an instantly desirable dress -- I want it! That fabric is perfect for the pattern and your work is superb. It looks great on you.
Mahler said... (7/21/10 11:20 PM) Reply
Super "workwomanship" . You have crated such a great dress. Bravissima !
Danvillegirl said... (7/15/10 5:29 AM) Reply
Lovely dress. Great use of fabric for the design. I have to admit I didn't remember seeing this pattern in the magazine, but you definitely made it memorable!
ladylola said... (7/14/10 8:04 PM) Reply
Wow! I can't believe how made this pattern look so great! Bravo!
nellc said... (7/14/10 2:59 PM) Reply
Great dress, I love the fabric you have used.
Sigrid. said... (7/14/10 1:39 PM) Reply
Surprised to see what you can do with such a basic pattern. You absolutely made it work. Gorgeous fabric and love how you played with the grain.
michellep74 said... (7/14/10 1:17 PM) Reply
Very cute dress!
trinicity said... (7/14/10 10:30 AM) Reply
beautiful Allison, I love this dress
persevering said... (7/14/10 10:21 AM) Reply
Thanks for another great review! It is AMAZING how you make such beautiful clothes that look so GREAT on you. Thanks again for being inspirational!
ChristinePDX said... (7/14/10 10:15 AM) Reply
Lovely. I have noticed that you have amazing fabrics in HK.
Nancy K said... (7/14/10 10:15 AM) Reply
Gorgeous! I love how you combined the grains. It looks better on you than the model.
Levone said... (7/14/10 9:57 AM) Reply
Wow, this looks great! I definitely passed over this one until seeing your version.
annie11 said... (7/14/10 9:30 AM) Reply
You always have the most beautiful fabrics. Love this dress!
Elke said... (7/14/10 7:45 AM) Reply
Very cute dress and it looks great on you!
Katharine in BXL said... (7/14/10 6:53 AM) Reply
You made a silk sack WORK! Nice job Allie!
Ingiepops said... (7/14/10 5:40 AM) Reply
Wow, you did a great job with the fabric, the dress looks fabulous on you.
Dolphin said... (7/14/10 5:18 AM) Reply
Your dress is lovely. I bought some fabric yesterday and this pattern would be ideal for it. Thank you for the heads up.
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