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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 2774 (Misses' / Women's knit dress i)

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Reviewed by:Annette1
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Posted on:7/17/10 5:56 PM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized Regular 
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 25 people   
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kikismama said... (12/17/11 3:32 PM) Reply
Thank you so much for your thorough review. I feel so lucky that we seem to be about the same size, need similar adjustments and have similar taste. I want to make this up as a dress for Christmas eve church services.
4u2cme said... (11/3/10 9:33 AM) Reply
The dress is lovely!! Thanks for the review. I have this pattern in my stash.
callmeRuth said... (7/28/10 11:04 AM) Reply
Wow, beautiful dress! Great review.
sewsunny37 said... (7/23/10 0:57 AM) Reply
Lovely, flattering dress with beautiful neckline detail! I like the styles in the Khalilah Ali line.
Mahler said... (7/21/10 11:19 PM) Reply
I love that dress, you look gorgeous in it. Never doubt that you are such a beautful woman.
sewbehind said... (7/20/10 11:11 PM) Reply
Wow, you look beautiful in this, Annette.
Margaret said... (7/20/10 8:01 PM) Reply
Thank you for writing such detailed reviews! The sleeve detail in this pattern looks interesting and the dress looks great on you!
Karendee said... (7/19/10 11:13 AM) Reply
What a beautiful, beautiful dress/tunic. This pattern is extremely lovely on you--showcasing your swan-like neck, pretty face and striking new hairdo. Looks to me like you are ready for a wonderful occasion in your new dress. But the nice thing a bout that dress, is that it can be worn to many types of events. If/when you shorten it, take it in increments and enjoy each length for what it offers. This review was so thorough as always and I appreciate each and every detail. Even when I don't make your specific patterns, I learn valuable information to apply in another sewing situation.
cmarie12 said... (7/18/10 6:45 PM) Reply
This is sooooo lovely on you!
Grammy Gin said... (7/18/10 2:40 PM) Reply
You look fabulous Annette! You must really be looking forward to winter!! ha
annie11 said... (7/18/10 12:07 PM) Reply
Very flattering dress on you! You look beautiful.
Heatherrique said... (7/18/10 11:24 AM) Reply
You look ultra fabulous in this dress! I like this neckline on you, and hope you make more from this pattern.
carolynw said... (7/18/10 9:38 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress - looks really good on you and thanks for the review - have this pattern and have taken it out and put back a zillion times because I was afraid of the "preggy" look I migt get - it seems I don't have to worry about that as on you it looks just fine - not at all too full. So will have ago at it in a shorter than tunic length
becca a said... (7/18/10 8:04 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress! The neckline is very flattering, and I love your new profile picture. Excellent review, too.
tess said... (7/18/10 7:47 AM) Reply
Your dress looks wonderful on you, thank you for your review!
Rhoda K said... (7/17/10 10:24 PM) Reply
Gorgeous dress, thanks for the thorough review.
KathySews said... (7/17/10 10:02 PM) Reply
welcome back - another beautiful dress
HLT said... (7/17/10 9:44 PM) Reply
Nice fabric! Your dress is elegant and the length is great!
Steffie said... (7/17/10 9:40 PM) Reply
Very, very flattering on you. The knit looks great... I love the longer length.
Barbara V said... (7/17/10 9:19 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress Annette. Even though you intended for some of the stripes to be horizontal, it ended up looking smashing with all vertical lines. I really like all of the pleats especially those very interesting ones on the sleevesl Lovely work as always :-)
Athene said... (7/17/10 8:53 PM) Reply
Lovely dress and a very flattering color on you. I also really like your new PR icon photo.
Robin Denning said... (7/17/10 8:47 PM) Reply
Very lovely dress - well done!
Catbird said... (7/17/10 8:26 PM) Reply
I love this combination on you of the dark, rich color, the deep V neckline and the elegant, slim, cut-on sleeve. It works! And the jewelry works, too. If you do decide to cut down the length, I think you'll have a very sleek tunic that you'll want to reach for every time you go in your closet. Great review! (p.s., that little PIPSQUEAK is a riot, isn't she?)
marec said... (7/17/10 7:58 PM) Reply
You've got it goin' on Annette! It's a great dress on you and you look wonderful.
Christas said... (7/17/10 7:30 PM) Reply
You look like a movie star! This dress is very flattering on you. The neckline is perfect. Are you over 40?
Susan Dryer said... (7/17/10 7:17 PM) Reply
You look gorgeous in your dress! Love it!
HeyJane said... (7/17/10 6:54 PM) Reply
Pretty pleating! Love it.
FreyaStark said... (7/17/10 6:19 PM) Reply
A stylist dress. The front detail is especially nice. I like the fabric, too.
sewtime said... (7/17/10 6:15 PM) Reply
Pretty dress!
Sweetiebop said... (7/17/10 6:10 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress.
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