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Posted on:10/24/10 10:35 PM
Last Updated:10/25/10 1:08 PM
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Matilda M said... (1/1/12 4:22 PM) Reply
Thanks for the photo and tip on the length! Looks cute and easy to wear!
Tailypo said... (12/7/10 4:34 PM) Reply
Hi Remontant! I have no idea, I have never sewn velvet either. You should ask on the fabrics discussion board, those folks know everything. GL!
Remontant said... (12/5/10 6:49 PM) Reply
This dress looks *great* on you (no comments about chunky legs please; you'll make me paranoid! ;-)). I have a question--I would like to use this pattern to make a velvet dress for Christmas Eve. I've never sewn velvet before. I understand the fewer the seams, the better for it? Do you think this pattern would be a good one to use? Thanks in advance!
Tailypo said... (10/26/10 12:27 PM) Reply
Aw, you ARE a nice girl :)
nicegirl said... (10/26/10 10:55 AM) Reply
Very on trend! And really, show off those long legs. You look great.
marec said... (10/25/10 3:08 PM) Reply
I love your pretty "sack dress"... and the color is nice too.
MNBarb said... (10/25/10 2:54 PM) Reply
I like the dress on you. It's a good length and you wear it well. Nice, simple design.
no7262 said... (10/25/10 7:40 AM) Reply
Looks great! Love your blog too! Nora :)
CynthiaSue said... (10/25/10 2:10 AM) Reply
you wear it perfectly!
Tailypo said... (10/24/10 11:25 PM) Reply
Thanks everyone! Irene I am sure you are right -- raw silk it is.
carolynw said... (10/24/10 11:13 PM) Reply
Nice - very nice. Looks real good on you
Irene said... (10/24/10 11:11 PM) Reply
Nice dress, Tailypo! It looks like the Bishop Method project is supporting your sewing mojo. That fabric looks like raw silk I've used.
renren said... (10/24/10 10:55 PM) Reply
I admire your project of sewing your way through the Bishop Method of Clothing Construction. What a great idea. Cute dress. Can't help you with the type of fabric but it looks like it has nice body and drape.
dragon10 said... (10/24/10 10:47 PM) Reply
I like the dress and it looks great on you. I have been eyeing off this pattern but unfortunately I'm not 5'10" (it would definately look like a sack on me). Would look great in a print
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