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Pattern Reviews> Vintage Pattern Lending Library> 9037 (Ladies Evening Dress)

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Reviewed by:datestephie

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Posted on:6/30/11 3:06 AM
Last Updated:7/1/11 2:09 AM

Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 3 people   
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CAgirl said...
You are a brave sewer... to put together a dress without instructions! You did a fabulous job. YOu should be proud of your accomplishment!
6/30/11 10:34 AM
Passion4Sewing said...
I like your color combination. It looks great! No instructions for something as intricate as this must have been a real challenge. Nice job!
6/30/11 11:48 AM
MissyBelle said...
It looks like you don't need no stinkin' instructions! Cheers for figuring out a vintage dress that's so unique. Glamorous. You deserve the trophy!
6/30/11 11:58 AM
Aroura said...
Amazing job doing this with no instructions! Really a fabulous dress.
6/30/11 4:08 PM
SewWil said...
No instructions? Impressive! You did a great job. Your dress is beautiful.
6/30/11 5:25 PM
Chanelcat said...
Was there a pattern company name? You look wonderful--Did you make the dress for a special occasion?
7/1/11 1:22 AM
marec said...
What a challenge this must have been. You are definitely up for anything to have tackled this with no instructions. Love the emerald green.
7/1/11 10:56 AM
waltzqueen said...
Fabulous dress! I've got many vintage patterns and nearly all have instructions, more or less detailed. None including basics, which apparently were obvious to sewers then! I made a gown a bit like yours years ago, and I had to use a rhinestone broach in the front because I couldn't figure out how to sew the pointed seam between top and skirt! Your gown is gorgeous.
7/1/11 2:23 PM
Sue Parrott said...
Very pretty gown that fits you well! Love it!
7/1/11 8:47 PM
AnneM said...
Nothing like diving in and going for it! Congratulations.
7/2/11 10:28 AM
fourkid said...
Kudos for a great job. I love that color combination.
7/2/11 9:52 PM
janet said...
FANTASTIC dress! BEAUTIFUL!! The fit is PERFECTION!!! Kudos on fitting yourself and putting the dress together without INSTRUCTIONS!!!!
7/3/11 1:24 PM
whirrclunk said...
Wow, what a dress and fabric! Brilliant!
7/3/11 4:44 PM
datestephie said...
Wow! Thank you for all of the very kind words. It definitely was a challenge that taught me a lot. I did not make this for any occassion specifically, though I think a "celebretory completion of vintage dress with out instructions dinner " is in order.
7/6/11 12:52 PM
Margaret said...
I actually have the same pattern from the same seller, but got it a while ago and have yet to use it... will have to check whether it came with instructions... you're right, some of them just don't. Glad you could complete the dress anyway -- it turned out absolutely gorgeous! Love the color combination. Congratulations!
7/9/11 3:36 PM
sewbarbie said...
You did a wonderful job with this, it's truly a stunner.
7/12/11 8:50 PM
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