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Posted on:11/7/10 8:57 AM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized 
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 5 people   
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mollyshark said... (4/14/12 9:04 PM) Reply
Magpie, I am almost done making this one. It isn't difficult, but for some reason I didn't find it particular intuitive. One thing I didn't like at ALL is how they want you to do the narrow hem. I did it their way on the actual front but on the overbodice I said fiddledeedee with that and did a rolled hem on my serger. Came out much nicer. THe narrow hem is too much bulk with a knit. Will know more tomorrow! Two hours..whew..I couldn't do this in two hours!
magpie57 said... (3/6/12 4:51 PM) Reply
I love the contrasting front panel! This is a flattering dress. 2 hours, wow! Funny how the review before you siad it was for advanced sewers!
Kayseri said... (11/8/10 3:14 PM) Reply
Lovely, lovely dress. Your choice of fabrics is great and its very flattering.
Annette1 said... (11/7/10 6:04 PM) Reply
Oooo, how PRETTY you are in this FABULOUS dress! I've had this pattern for quite some time and pull it out occasionally (I love that front tie part). You've inspired me to pull it out once more. My problem is rarely actually WEAR dresses -- ha! -- but I love this one, nonetheless.
mssewcrazy said... (11/7/10 1:12 PM) Reply
Two hours wow- that is a very pretty dress. I'll bet you threw some more women of "substance" into I could use a winter dress mode. I am not sure I bought this pattern -didn't really think it was something I was interested in looking at the cover. I have changed my mind-two hours wow.
carolynw said... (11/7/10 9:09 AM) Reply
Very pretty - as a woman of "some substance" I may take your advice and try this
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