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Reviewed by:Allie in Hong Kong
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Posted on:4/21/11 1:08 AM

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 23 people   
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Scheri said...
Bamb. wow this dress is beautiful on you
3/22/12 3:56 AM
salsera7 said...
You've really outdone yourself with this one. This is so much more elegant than the shorter version. It looks absolutely splendid on you.
6/11/11 10:41 AM
Allie in Hong Kong said...
Thanks everyone for the comments, it's always fun making a dress like this. To answer a couple of questions, the slit came up to about my knee and yes it is possible to dance (not that I am much of a mover) in the dress. Obviously with this style there is some arm restriction so waving you arms above your head is a bit tricky!
4/27/11 1:46 AM
SewWil said...
Wow! You look stunning in your dress. Great job!
4/23/11 6:24 PM
Mahler said...
ahhh huge sigh here. You are sooo elegant, gorgeous, chic and so forth. Excellent idea to have made it floor lenght. Wonderul choice.
4/22/11 4:20 PM
Kay Y said...
Your dress is truly fantastic - great fit, perfect fabric!
4/22/11 1:54 PM
DorothyK said...
Stunning... you look beautiful.
4/22/11 11:48 AM
Judy Kski said...
This is a definitely a show stopper.
4/22/11 10:12 AM
Dianne22 said...
Beautiful! Allie, after looking at your photo album, I think it's time to update your bio. You are way past "intermediate" in your skills. This turned out fabulous.
4/22/11 9:14 AM
becca a said...
What a fabulous dress! You look amazing!
4/22/11 7:30 AM
paulakiss said...
Wow. Just gorgeous! Last weekend, I looked at a similar dress at the mall for almost $500, and it wasn't even as pretty. Of course your's is priceless because you made it and it fits you like a glove! It looked pretty on your dress form, but seeing it on you, it's just stunning! Great job. Love your fabric choice and great idea with the slit up the side!
4/22/11 6:25 AM
arianamaniacs said...
Wowie wow! Beautiful
4/22/11 5:11 AM
Christas said...
Absolutely GORGEOUS!!!
4/22/11 1:00 AM
QuiltSewSewSue said...
You look fabulous!
4/22/11 0:00 AM
KensingtonCrab said...
4/21/11 3:17 PM
rivergum said...
Fabulous dress! I considered making it and decided not to, and now I'm sorry! It looks great on you.
4/21/11 1:32 PM
RoseFromThule said...
Stunning !
4/21/11 1:21 PM
persevering said...
Thank you so much for your informative and helpful review. You look GORGEOUS in your STUNNING gown! Can you please tell us how long the opening of the side slit? Also could one dance in it?
4/21/11 10:58 AM
RadarRadiance said...
Beautiful, the dress looks better on you then the dress form so I'm glad you posted both. Excellent and beautiful job!
4/21/11 10:55 AM
sewbehind said...
Beautiful and timeless.
4/21/11 10:52 AM
Barbara V said...
Most magnificent! You look so beautiful in your perfectly fitted dress in that gorgeous fabric and color. Your changing it to a long formal dress was very effective and successful - Super work!
4/21/11 10:34 AM
Kat B. said...
Beautiful! Great color and the style looks fabulous on you.
4/21/11 9:17 AM
optimistic said...
4/21/11 9:11 AM
CTBarb said...
OMG... this is gorgeous. The thumbnail stopped me in my tracks. Great dress!
4/21/11 9:04 AM
Kim12469 said...
I can't believe you made this in a week. It's gorgeous!
4/21/11 8:51 AM
Gelbean said...
Your dress is gorgeous!
4/21/11 8:43 AM
ConnieBJ said...
A beautiful dress!
4/21/11 8:19 AM
Rhonda in Montreal said...
WOW!! Gorgeous ;)
4/21/11 7:43 AM
merteuil said...
Fabulous dress! It fits you beautifully and your fabric choice and length alteration produced an absolutely stunning result.
4/21/11 7:00 AM
Rlkataja said...
GORGEOUS!!! it looks amazing on you and the fabric is so pretty!
4/21/11 6:22 AM
lamstu said...
Absolutely stunning! I think it's much better as a full length gown than as the short dress, although I suspect the designer reasons that not many women wear gowns nowadays. The fabric is perfect for the style and in one of my favorite colors. Now maybe I will get this pattern, seeing your version. Good to know that it's not so difficult to sew and your tweaks to the design are helpful too. I trust the party was as much fun as your dress is gorgeous!
4/21/11 6:06 AM
trinicity said...
just stunning, I love it
4/21/11 5:17 AM
LynneMR said...
Fabulous dress - it's an elegant style, a lovely fabric and colour, and a great fit!
4/21/11 4:04 AM
joanico said...
WOW! What a wonderful dress!
4/21/11 2:42 AM
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