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Posted on:11/7/10 1:33 AM
Last Updated:11/7/10 1:42 AM
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dreamdesigner said... (6/26/15 0:54 AM) Reply
beautiful dress, but why (and where) would you do a hong kong finish on a lined dress?
thaiyal said... (7/30/13 5:24 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress!!! Beautiful daughter!!!
MissyBelle said... (12/13/10 6:01 PM) Reply
Way to step out with vibrant color. You look like royalty. With all the adjustments you made, you certainly got the fit to work in the end. At some point, you might even shorten the dress and it will be perfect for your next cocktail party. Bravo!
sewistObsessed said... (12/10/10 6:37 PM) Reply
That blue is just stunning! I totally forgot that you can do gathering on the serger -- can't wait to try it!
Terri A said... (11/8/10 0:11 AM) Reply
It's gorgeous. Love the fabric. Very glam.
RadarRadiance said... (11/7/10 9:59 AM) Reply
Looks great! Glad you got the fit to work with your DD. Color is very rich.
rivergum said... (11/7/10 4:11 AM) Reply
Lovely dress! Your DD looks gorgeous.
iSewQuiltArt said... (11/7/10 3:03 AM) Reply
Great dress, lovely colour and beautiful ruffle detailing. With Simplicity they do run large in the area above the armpit especially so if you didn't choose your pattern by high bust measurement but your full bust measurement that could explain things. I read this in Sandra Betzina's books and that it is easier to adjust for a full bust if necessary than to try to deal with sizing down the shoulder and neckline area.
 
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