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Posted on:1/29/11 8:44 PM


Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 7 people   
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cleverkitty said... (5/9/11 8:23 AM) Reply
I love this, you did a fabulous job sewing it. I'm getting ready to make this thanks for the review.
poppykettle said... (4/20/11 7:07 AM) Reply
I adore your fabric choice for this dress!!
cabrewer82 said... (2/26/11 12:22 PM) Reply
I love the second attempt! The fabric choice is so fresh and summery yet dressy. It looks like a denim/linen mix. I have this pattern and would love to attempt a similar fabric. I too will probably need to do a Muslim.
beesnbutter said... (1/30/11 5:52 PM) Reply
I think this looks really good on you!
Dei said... (1/30/11 4:53 PM) Reply
Your fabric chose makes this dress. I agree with Suebbb, the fit is a little snug through the bust, but you can make adjustments for that. Overall, well done.
CallMeSu said... (1/30/11 2:31 PM) Reply
So KYUTE!!!!! Enjoy wearing it!
ColorMeHome said... (1/30/11 1:52 PM) Reply
I love your dress, you look fabulous. Your handbag is really cute too!
imsewcrazy said... (1/30/11 12:45 PM) Reply
I love this dress! It looks so chic on you! And the fabric is perfect.
KG2 said... (1/30/11 10:09 AM) Reply
Looks great on you. I love how you raised the waist. Your version is better than the original.
suebbb said... (1/30/11 7:45 AM) Reply
chiffon - yes I agree that the bust itself is a little tight and the shoulder/neck area is loosish - thus the bubble effect. I am working on another version right now - and am taking your advice (and immelu's) and doing a muslin first - so frustrating that the pattern worked so well for others :( and thanks to those who said it looks good - I know I'm being fussy... but you just know when something doesn't fit as well as it could.
trinicity said... (1/30/11 7:31 AM) Reply
I agree, the color choice is beauitful, I love the tab with the button in the front it it looks like it fits great, Good Job
Chiffon Queen said... (1/30/11 4:35 AM) Reply
Hi Lovely dress, I wondered if perhaps you needed to go down a size on the shoulders/centre front and increase the cup size/fba. Try on a muslin first, could be totally wrong.
Knitters Delight said... (1/30/11 2:27 AM) Reply
I can't really see the bubble either. You look fabulous in your dress.
pammieh said... (1/30/11 1:59 AM) Reply
I really love the dress on you - and I too can't see the bubble!
SewWil said... (1/29/11 10:57 PM) Reply
Your dress looks very cute on you. I like your choice of fabric.
SexiSadi said... (1/29/11 9:45 PM) Reply
I have to learn to take out a little 'tuck' of fabric in that area before I cut too. I think the dress is cute, and I really can't see the bubble in the pictures.
Immelu said... (1/29/11 9:37 PM) Reply
I often have that same problem. I usually make a super quick muslin just to test. If I have that problem, I just overlap a bit at the center front on the pattern before I cut it out of the good stuff.
 
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