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Posted on:8/23/10 5:51 AM


Review Rating: Very Helpful by 14 people   
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gill1987 said... (6/21/14 6:05 PM) Reply
Fantastic job, I love this dress and the buttons are fab, as are your shoes!
Jennifer shaw said... (10/31/13 8:18 PM) Reply
You look wonderful in your pretty frock!
thimbledore said... (2/19/12 10:38 AM) Reply
This looks so nice! :D
MarinaVK said... (3/2/11 11:33 AM) Reply
Great review! I am now sewing the same dress and I am very thankful for your note on the pattern fit, especially with regard to the bodice, and the cup size. I will cut it a little smaller and make a muslin!
soupdragon said... (2/20/11 8:46 AM) Reply
Your dress looks lovely - I can hardly believe it was your first review and that you feel you are a beginner! Just browsing Colette dresses and I am tempted....
pammieh said... (9/5/10 7:05 PM) Reply
Very cute - I love the dress and the fabric! I do love Colette patterns - wonderful pattern on you!!
lara900 said... (8/24/10 1:55 PM) Reply
it is absolutely fabulous, fits you like a glove, and the color looks great, too!
Nessa09 said... (8/24/10 11:49 AM) Reply
What a great dress! The color looks good on you!
becca a said... (8/24/10 10:44 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress! What a great color on you. Thanks for the helpful review.
JEF said... (8/24/10 10:09 AM) Reply
Very pretty and it looks very nice on you!
eugenia123 said... (8/24/10 6:29 AM) Reply
Gorgeous dress - you look fabulous in this style. Great job!
roisinmuldoon said... (8/24/10 5:52 AM) Reply
lakaribane Sorry if it was a bit unclear - I didn't quite go up an extra size but that's because I wasn't really that clear what size I was, even when I took the measurements. I'm still very new to this! The instruction in the booklet says if you're between sizes to go up to the next one, I cut the pieces for the bodice somewhere in between. Not a very exact way to do it though!
amy in mpls said... (8/23/10 10:25 PM) Reply
hello gorgeous! what a great dress, it looks absolutely perfect, and i think i want one too :)
lakaribane said... (8/23/10 10:15 PM) Reply
Hi, just want to clear up something. So you made your body measurement size but had big seam allowances? Is that what you mean by generous with ease? Or did you actually go one size up? Love the dress and the color is TDF!
margk said... (8/23/10 6:49 PM) Reply
Such a great dress - the shape is very flattering on you. And I agree - looks better than the pattern!
roisinmuldoon said... (8/23/10 6:48 PM) Reply
Thanks everyone, it's so encouraging to read all of your comments. I bought some fabric today to start my next Colette dress, the Rooibos, so looking forward to doing that! @ginnie.wise thanks for the shoe comment also - my brother bought me those shoes for christmas, I was so pleased he picked them out himself!
barebear said... (8/23/10 6:32 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress and a great review! Congrats on a job well done! :)
Carol Mendoza said... (8/23/10 1:20 PM) Reply
Really nice dress!
squirrellypoo said... (8/23/10 11:43 AM) Reply
This looks fabulous on you! I love the colour and the covered buttons are a nice touch.
ginnie.wise said... (8/23/10 9:44 AM) Reply
This turned out beautifully! I love the color, the shape, the retro look. (PS I'm in love with your shoes!) It really came together - job well done.
JanieBee said... (8/23/10 9:12 AM) Reply
Great dress!
sewmytime said... (8/23/10 8:55 AM) Reply
I love this dress! And also congrats on your first review!
crazygrad said... (8/23/10 8:51 AM) Reply
Really nice! I love the bottle green!
Sic said... (8/23/10 7:54 AM) Reply
You look adorable! Great dress!
Sew4Fun said... (8/23/10 5:58 AM) Reply
Nice dress, and congrats on your first review too. Great job all round.
 
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