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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 4035 - Vintage (1941 Vintage Dress)

Review submitted in Vintage Pattern 2011 Contest
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Reviewed by:renelope
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Posted on:6/29/11 11:15 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 9 people   
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Jill Giard said... (7/14/11 7:29 PM) Reply
Gorgeous! Very wearable and not costume-y at all. Great job!
Elizabeth made this said... (7/12/11 6:57 PM) Reply
what a fabulous dress!
Peter in NYC said... (7/11/11 7:38 AM) Reply
Great dress and I love the print you designed!
ladybegood said... (7/10/11 12:02 PM) Reply
Beautiful. A great testament to the modern wearability of vintage patterns!
Margaret said... (7/9/11 2:55 PM) Reply
Wonderful print design and lovely dress! Great colors!
homewerk said... (7/7/11 5:26 PM) Reply
Your fabric design really captures that '40's vibe. Lovely work!
fourkid said... (7/2/11 9:48 PM) Reply
This came out beautiful. I love your attention to details. It is indeed very flattering on you.
AnneM said... (7/2/11 11:01 AM) Reply
Congratulations on your lovely dress. Great style, so classy but wearable.
marec said... (7/1/11 11:14 AM) Reply
How wonderful to have designed your own fabric. (are those shrimp?) The dress is so flattering and I would wear it anywhere with confidence.
Aroura said... (6/30/11 3:52 PM) Reply
The fabric you designed is amazing! The dress is a fantastic fit, and looks fabulous on you, not dated at all. Great vintage pattern adapted to modern wear.
Heatherrique said... (6/30/11 3:30 PM) Reply
Fine looking dress! Nice merge of style and fabric.
21wale said... (6/30/11 2:34 PM) Reply
What a beautiful dress! The fit looks really good, too.
TaraDebbie said... (6/30/11 12:48 PM) Reply
Wow! What a beautiful dress!! I definitely have to check out Karmakraft now too!!
sewbehind said... (6/30/11 11:00 AM) Reply
That is one sweet dress. Very nice.
Sue Anfang said... (6/30/11 10:55 AM) Reply
Wow, it's so great to see this fabric made up into the dress...I loved the fabric when you showed it to me and it's even more beautiful in the dress! Great job!!
marjoriekh said... (6/30/11 10:32 AM) Reply
This looks both vintage-lovely and modern on you. I enjoyed the whole story of how you put this together. Are you a biologist? (Just wondering where you got your ideas for the fabric motifs.) And thanks for pointing out Karma Kraft.
Haselinchen said... (6/30/11 8:47 AM) Reply
Very very pretty dress! I love the fabric, I am impressed that you designed it yourself. I would have bought it at the store ;)
FreyaStark said... (6/30/11 6:18 AM) Reply
A really pretty and elegant dress, and the fabric is gorgeous.
pdiddly said... (6/30/11 5:57 AM) Reply
such a lovely looking dress
pdiddly said... (6/30/11 5:56 AM) Reply
such a lovely looking dress
mm said... (6/30/11 3:25 AM) Reply
Great fabric and a great dress. Well done you.
Norsecross said... (6/30/11 1:54 AM) Reply
It doesn't look costumy at all, huge success! I agree with you that the fabric makes the difference here, your cotton muslin reads as a vintage style but your pattern dress is completely modern! Nice twist!
StitchQueen101 said... (6/30/11 0:28 AM) Reply
Okay, so I had to go look it up I feel so out of the loop. That is just so amazing! Not only did you make the dress you designed the fabric - fabulous. I have so much to learn! Excellent! :)
ArtAttack said... (6/30/11 0:10 AM) Reply
Your dress is darling! I really love the fabric you designed...very impressive...
velosewer said... (6/30/11 0:07 AM) Reply
Your experience with this pattern is really well researched and implemented. The dress is really pretty and so special. Well done.
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