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BurdaStyle Downloadable: 002 (Alison Swimsuit) thumbsup - Type:Swimwear    printable version
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Posted on:7/31/10 5:48 AM
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Vibekeinyork said...
Beautiful swimsuit. Very pretty and feminine. I want to try one, now. Enjoy your playtime in the water!
7/31/10 6:56 AM
margk said...
Fabulous! Glad you took the plunge!
7/31/10 7:55 AM
Elemenopeo said...
Very thoughtful review and great swimsuit.
7/31/10 10:01 AM
autumnzmom said...
You have inspired me to go ahead and make this.
7/31/10 10:37 AM
persevering said...
What a lovely swimsuit on you! Thank you so much for posting your helpful inspiring review.
7/31/10 11:06 AM
DaisyEsq said...
Thank you for a wonderful review. Your swimsuit looks fabulous on you.
7/31/10 11:37 AM
Kay Y said...
Well, NO WONDER you fit in with the beautiful people! That is a gorgeous swimsuit and it suits you extremely well.
7/31/10 12:35 PM
RLL said...
What a fabulous swimsuit!
7/31/10 1:38 PM
Steffie said...
you suit looks great! Thanks for the excellent review.
7/31/10 1:40 PM
Heidi Ho said...
Wow! That looks great on you!
7/31/10 3:09 PM
FreyaStark said...
Very smart!
7/31/10 6:07 PM
Mazzygirl said...
that is so lovely, you should make yourself a few of them, for a different outfit per day kinda thing while your O/S! such a lovely result, and it suits you so well.
7/31/10 9:55 PM
lynny said...
Fantastic swimwear, and thank-you for the review.
8/1/10 0:05 AM
SusiM said...
Great looking suit!! and a very nice narrative, too. Thanks for taking the time to post the review.
8/1/10 0:24 AM
ChristmasHills said...
Ooh La La!
8/1/10 1:09 AM
marec said...
Lovely suit-thanks for the review as I am dipping my toe in this water.
8/1/10 1:22 AM
kremmer said...
Absolutely gorgeous! Well done!
8/1/10 1:27 AM
Annette1 said...
It's great to see a review by you :o), and I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your suit. You look GREAT!
8/1/10 1:54 AM
susiestitcher said...
Your swimsuit is great! You look fantastic in it. Thanks for the inspiring review.
8/1/10 8:51 AM
AuntieShel said...
Pardon me, but there is nothing matronly or ample about your shape!! You looks fabulous!!! Oh, love the swimsuit, too!! Am in constant awe of people who make swimsuits.
8/1/10 9:40 AM
paulakiss said...
Thanks for the helpful review! You are so brave. You definitely don't look martronly sweetie! Gorgeous swimsuit! You've inspired me to make one for myself!
8/1/10 12:14 PM
1SewSweet said...
Beautiful swimsuit on you! You definitely don't look matronly at all! Anyone, any age would love to have this swimsuit!!
8/1/10 2:02 PM
Terri A said...
Wow! Good for you!
8/1/10 2:17 PM
gatorgirl4325 said...
That is an absolutely fabulous suit and you are just as fabulous in it! Thank you for all the details.
8/2/10 4:51 PM
fuzzygalore said...
Fabulous suit! It's not a great style 'even for the more mature and ample, it's a 40s-50s style therefore made to flatter the more mature and ample. So a good choice.

Most likely you're experiencing all this dragging by water weight for 2 reasons 1) lining 2) a bit too much ease. Next time consider not lining (you can test the fabric on your hand in the sink) and make sure you're using negative ease, in proportion to the stretch of the fabric.

Gorgeous color, yumm..
8/4/10 5:57 AM

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