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Reviewed by:LynneMR

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Posted on:4/15/11 2:15 AM
Last Updated:4/20/11 8:30 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 20 people   
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Christas said... (4/20/11 6:09 PM) Reply
WOWZA! Your dress fits you perfectly, and you look absolutely beautiful in it!
renren said... (4/20/11 5:56 PM) Reply
Lovely dress! Glad you persevered and got such a great fit and love your dress. The fabric is quite beautiful.
VirginiasDghter said... (4/20/11 1:57 PM) Reply
Very nice fabric. Your dress looks great!
JTink said... (4/16/11 12:40 PM) Reply
What great success you had. This dress is lovely
Barbara V said... (4/16/11 9:34 AM) Reply
You look so pretty in your gorgeous dress! All of your fitting efforts and design changes paid off with a great fit and end result. Lovely work!
cleverkitty said... (4/16/11 9:22 AM) Reply
beautiful dress on you, the fabric print is awesome. Your sewing some wonderful summer clothes and I'm trying to complete a spring coat before summer is here...
jannw said... (4/16/11 8:47 AM) Reply
You got a great fit in this dress! It looks great on you and its a beautiful fabric..enjoy wearing it!
BMH said... (4/16/11 8:22 AM) Reply
Beautiful, Lynne. I love your fabric, and the fit is worth everything you went through to get there. Congratulations!
Paris75008 said... (4/16/11 7:27 AM) Reply
You look really good in this dress. Well done on the bodice fitting, the fit is perfect. Love the fabric, it really is right for this dress.
Paris75008 said... (4/16/11 7:27 AM) Reply
You look really good in this dress. Well done on the bodice fitting, the fit is perfect. Love the fabric, it really is right for this dress.
tess said... (4/16/11 6:56 AM) Reply
Your dress looks wonderful! Thanks for the excellent fitting review too
anetJay said... (4/16/11 6:17 AM) Reply
very lovely and the fit is perfect. you look wonderful :)
Annette1 said... (4/15/11 8:43 PM) Reply
Wow, what a PERFECT fit you've achieved. I'd kill to look this good in a dress -- ha! REALLY nice!
Laurie Lou said... (4/15/11 3:03 PM) Reply
Love your dress and your fabric choice. Looks really good on you. Nice fit all around!
Terri A said... (4/15/11 2:30 PM) Reply
Great dress and super helpful review. The bodice info very useful!
marec said... (4/15/11 11:03 AM) Reply
What a great dress-you look ready for a beach holiday.
SewWil said... (4/15/11 10:32 AM) Reply
Very beautiful dress. Great job on all of the adjustments. It looks wonderful on you! Love the print.
sewinfrance said... (4/15/11 3:24 AM) Reply
Lynne, your dress looks wonderful, beautiful fabric! The skirt gathers look good, not at all maternity (and I could use a skirt like this to hide my tum-tum!) I agree that the inside finishing of a garment isn't sufficiently addressed in some patterns (I believe that the inside should look as good as the outside). I think that a facing on the inside of the waistband would nicely finish the garment; I suspect that patterns leave out steps that require stitching by hand, and to do the inside waistband facing neatly you would need to: 1)machine stitch it to the bodice facing then 2) fold under the lower seam allowance and hand sew the waistband facing to the skirt (machine stitching with the gathers is a bit tricky to succeed). Good work on the adjustments, you got there in the end. I'm still struggling to fit a dress I began last week--so I put it aside and am sewing some "easy" garments for my DD's while stewing over my fitting issues.....
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