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Reviewed by:KatieA
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Posted on:10/13/11 1:17 PM
Last Updated:10/13/11 1:24 PM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 2 people   
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GermanKleinigkeit said... (10/14/11 6:38 PM) Reply
I've got that pattern, too, but haven't dared touching it yet. Yours suits you very well, you look like a Grande Dame. You should wear it much more often than just on very special occasions. Or maybe make one more in a light wool oder light linen and wear this on just regular days. I like it very much on you!
petro said... (10/14/11 5:19 AM) Reply
Its an attractive dress, well done for perservering with all the alterations. The information about distressing the silk is useful too, its true dupioni can be a bit crisp and shiny when you get it. The colour you've achieved with this suits your colouring, and it has a classy look, right for your very special occasion.
Laurie Lou said... (10/13/11 4:39 PM) Reply
What an interesting pattern to tackle...it does look a bit complicated but very fetching on you. It looks like your adjustments worked perfect as I can see it fits you very nicely. Thanks for the link to silk distressing...very helpful link. Thanks for your review! Cute Hat too!
 
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