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Posted on:7/8/11 11:47 PM
Last Updated:7/8/11 11:49 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people    Very Helpful by 6 people   
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marec said... (7/14/11 2:05 AM) Reply
I missed this review Ann-and wow, this is a great dress. I have this pattern but was hesitant to try it as I am so short. Your dress is so pretty on you that I am inspired to try a nice print also.
sfshaza said... (7/9/11 11:57 PM) Reply
Very chic. I agree, I wouldn't belt it either. But what a great color on you and it looks like another great summer dress.
FreyaStark said... (7/9/11 7:45 PM) Reply
Fabulous. A simple but elegant and distinctive dress. It looks great on you.
Karendee said... (7/9/11 5:43 PM) Reply
Darling comfy looking dress! You look wonderful in it.
Athene said... (7/9/11 5:41 PM) Reply
Fabulous dress and good to know about the sizing.
Ann Smith said... (7/9/11 5:18 PM) Reply
Taylormade: the collar is very comfortable and not too much weight in my fabric.
Batik said... (7/9/11 4:51 PM) Reply
So cute on you! Great proportion and look.
cmarie12 said... (7/9/11 3:11 PM) Reply
Great dress in a very pretty fabric!
taylormade said... (7/9/11 1:26 PM) Reply
I love the cowl neck! It looks so comfortable, and I might make it up in 'serious" fabric as a quick and easy LBD summer style. Did you find the collar weight a problem?? There is the Sandra B tunic pattern with ruched sleeves and cowl collar that you could probably use for this look if you just add width to the skirt area. If I try it I'll let you know! Great job, as always; and I ditto the steam-a-seam comment.
DorothyK said... (7/9/11 10:41 AM) Reply
You look great in this dress. The print is perfect for the pattern. This will be a nice, comfy dress for summer while looking chic and interesting.
Nancywin said... (7/9/11 10:26 AM) Reply
Ann, this looks so nice on you. I love the fabric that you chose and the simple style really showcases it. Nice job.
SueV said... (7/9/11 10:07 AM) Reply
cute! love the fabric
GoSewGirl said... (7/9/11 9:54 AM) Reply
I love your dress! I made it in a solid fabric and love it, but it looks so serious! I want to try a print too. I find that many of the Vogue Donna Karan and DKNY patterns are really deceptively simple and flattering styles. But I agree that the full price on Vogue patterns is ridiculous, especially in this case where it doesn't even have sleeves! It's a good thing I have access to patterns on sale, as I would never pay $30 for any single pattern.
carolynw said... (7/9/11 9:35 AM) Reply
Very pretty - love that fabric
QuiltSewSewSue said... (7/9/11 3:49 AM) Reply
Lovely dress - I love this style!
SewWil said... (7/9/11 1:09 AM) Reply
Your stress is wonderful and looks great on you. I like your fabric a lot.
sewtofit said... (7/9/11 0:51 AM) Reply
This is a nice dress. I like the print. Yes, those pattern prices are outrageous!
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