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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Downloadable> 102 (A-line Tunic Dress)

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Reviewed by:Peter in NYC

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Posted on:10/19/10 3:47 PM

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 7 people   
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Michele19 said... (12/30/10 3:55 AM) Reply
That is an awesome dress! (great story too) Hope you won the contest.
moushka said... (11/22/10 9:00 PM) Reply
Peter, I always love your photo stories and this one is no exception. Lovely dress, your skills are getting soooooo good! Love to Cathy and keep up the great work.
1SewSweet said... (10/20/10 5:11 PM) Reply
Great dress Peter! I love the color! and I agree with donna mel...loose the rope sandals!! They look comfy but oh so NOT pretty!! :)
birdmcfarland said... (10/20/10 10:07 AM) Reply
Awesome. Just awesome.
Nancy Rhodes said... (10/20/10 8:46 AM) Reply
Naw! This Ohio Gal likes the rope sandals... Fun Peter very fun. esp the Carly S. album cover a long ago most favorite. many thanks for all you do.
BrightFeather said... (10/20/10 1:37 AM) Reply
Way to go, Peter!
Vintage Joan said... (10/19/10 11:53 PM) Reply
Oh what a fabulous flower child you (and Cathy) are! This dress is so perfect -- love it!
dragon10 said... (10/19/10 11:23 PM) Reply
Pretty dress. I prefer the bohemian folk singer styling.
Peter in NYC said... (10/19/10 9:49 PM) Reply
Rhonda, would you settle for a little Joni Mitchell?
Rhonda in Montreal said... (10/19/10 9:29 PM) Reply
Cathy, I was "expecting' Do-a-Deer a la Maria to come out of your mouth!! Charming!!
Mel.J said... (10/19/10 7:22 PM) Reply
Loved your photo-story!
FreyaStark said... (10/19/10 7:05 PM) Reply
A nice dress despite your reservations (and I see what you mean about the pleats). I hope Cathy gets lots of wear out of it.
Paris75008 said... (10/19/10 7:05 PM) Reply
Wow! Well done! What an honor to have been picked to take part in the contest. You (and Cathy) have come a long way. I love both the looks
Peter in NYC said... (10/19/10 6:37 PM) Reply
Everybody hates those rope sandals; I don't get it! ;)
donna mel said... (10/19/10 6:14 PM) Reply
ha ha you're a nut! love your dress...loose those rope shoes!
no7262 said... (10/19/10 4:01 PM) Reply
You did an awesome job! You got my vote! Nora :)
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