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Reviewed by:Allie in Hong Kong
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Posted on:11/24/10 7:30 PM

Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 7 people   
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Batik said... (8/15/11 10:01 PM) Reply
loving your version of this - great print, great job.
AuntieShel said... (11/27/10 2:08 PM) Reply
Your dress is absolutely gorgeous!! I would love to make this dress, am not put off by the advanced rating, just figuring out how to alter. My waist and hips are 1-2 sizes larger than bust depending on style. Would I have any success with it?
VirginiasDghter said... (11/26/10 12:43 PM) Reply
OMGoodness! This is just gorgeous! The fabric, the fit, the styling! You nailed it! Nice work!
touran said... (11/25/10 10:18 PM) Reply
This looks gorgeous on you. Thanks for the reminder to try it.
FreyaStark said... (11/25/10 3:25 PM) Reply
Very chic, and a perfect fit. Well done.
chickenlips said... (11/25/10 2:26 PM) Reply
This is gorge - and it shows it looks great in a print too. This review and photo has sold the pattern to me.
Beek said... (11/25/10 10:45 AM) Reply
Great dress! You always make up such fantastic dresses that are stylish and so wearable! I am tempted to buy this pattern.
ChristmasHills said... (11/25/10 0:53 AM) Reply
I love this in the print too, that black and white is very classy.
Allie in Hong Kong said... (11/25/10 0:20 AM) Reply
Cody7 - it's easy to figure out where the hips are on this pattern so I think you'll be able to alter this. The only seam you can alter easily though is the centre back seam so you'd need to think about your shape and whether that would work for you. Otherwise you'd need to figure out where the side of the skirt is and do a sort of slash and spread preserving the waist size.
Lili123 said... (11/24/10 10:27 PM) Reply
your dress fit you perfectly, very nice design.
sewbehind said... (11/24/10 9:54 PM) Reply
This looks great on you. I love it in a print!
Cody7 said... (11/24/10 8:09 PM) Reply
What a lovely dress. You have done such a great job on it. I have this pattern and have been wanting to make it up but I have been a little worried about the level of difficulty to make it. I am an size 18 and would need to make it a little wider over my hips. Would this be a difficult alteration to do on this pattern?
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