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Posted on:7/10/11 9:44 PM


Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 9 people   
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moresewing said... (3/29/12 6:42 PM) Reply
Very, very nice.
JenniferMM said... (7/11/11 4:29 PM) Reply
So lovely! It's definitely worth repairing the zipper so you can wear it again. What a story!
SewWil said... (7/11/11 1:05 PM) Reply
Wow! Beautiful dress and it looks great on you. Glad to read that you were able to rescue the dress for the day.
Vintage Joan said... (7/11/11 12:57 PM) Reply
GORGEOUS!! (sorry about the all caps, but your dress deserves them, lol)
RLL said... (7/11/11 11:29 AM) Reply
So beautiful and fabulous beading. Thanks for the advice on test driving the dress B4 the wedding...my DS is getting married in Oct. Don't know what I am making for myself yet (still making 6 bridesmaids dresses) but I will take your advice!
mizvi said... (7/11/11 11:13 AM) Reply
You look amazing in your creation! Gorgeous!
sunnysewer said... (7/11/11 11:04 AM) Reply
beautiful dress and great story. glad you had a great day.
Christas said... (7/11/11 0:29 AM) Reply
Wow, what a good sport you are! The dress is so pretty. So sorry about the zipper failure. You definitely made the best of it and will have many memories of the dress you made for the wedding! Your solutions were great. I hope you fix the zipper, as the dress is far too gorgeous to leave it broken! The beading at the neckline is especially lovely.
Karen Easter said... (7/10/11 11:42 PM) Reply
Your dress (and you!) are lovely. And you are a very good sport!
carolynw said... (7/10/11 11:30 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress - what a time with the zipper but help was at hand - at my DS's wedding th ehem in my long and rather full skirt came apart so that I was in danger of tripping and making a very ungainly sight - true friend had Scotch tape with her - I never did find out why - so my hem was stuck together for most of the evening - yes indeed - test drive a few times to get all the little and big problems sorted out
Scheryka said... (7/10/11 10:23 PM) Reply
Too beautiful and too funny! I love the neck beads!
mesewlot said... (7/10/11 10:05 PM) Reply
I'm in love with this dress! You turned a simple-looking pattern into such elegance, wow! I enjoyed reading your review and seeing your pics. Glad your family and friends were there to rescue you. :)
Gold said... (7/10/11 9:55 PM) Reply
Beautiful!
 
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