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Posted on:1/25/11 9:16 PM
Last Updated:1/25/11 9:20 PM


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JETrinity said... (1/27/11 7:12 PM) Reply
I have found the same problem with pleats at the neckline in other patterns. I did the same thing.
imsewcrazy said... (1/27/11 6:40 PM) Reply
Your dress is beautiful! I agree with the others; the top-stitching looks great.
otterine said... (1/27/11 10:39 AM) Reply
Thank you all so much! :] The fabric has some weight to it...not tissue thin like many rib knits. It stretches a lot vertically and only slightly horizontally. I bought it some time ago so I am not sure of the fiber content...poly cotton maybe?
SewWil said... (1/26/11 10:33 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress. Good idea to topstitch the pleats.
Karine said... (1/26/11 6:14 PM) Reply
You do beautiful work. Your dress is so much nicer than the pattern illustration. I like what you did with the pleats.
becca a said... (1/26/11 9:09 AM) Reply
Gorgeous dress! I love the topstitching. What weight is the fabric, and what is the fiber content?
Aroura said... (1/26/11 1:20 AM) Reply
Simple, elegant, gorgeous. The topstitching really makes it unique!
FreyaStark said... (1/26/11 0:49 AM) Reply
A smart dress. Top-stitching the pleats was a good idea as it looks good and no doubt they sit better than they otherwise would.
EileenM said... (1/26/11 0:29 AM) Reply
The topstitching is a really nice touch!
sew2little said... (1/25/11 10:45 PM) Reply
Very pretty rendition of this pattern!
craftinginmycave2 said... (1/25/11 9:44 PM) Reply
This looks great! I like the topstitching. It adds a nice cross-texture to the knit.
 
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