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Reviewed by:MaryDB
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Posted on:12/14/11 0:55 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people    Very Helpful by 11 people   
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CallMeSu said... (12/24/11 0:15 AM) Reply
What a beautiful dress. Wonderful job!
Carolyn.S said... (12/16/11 1:22 AM) Reply
Looks absolutely fabulous!
Spring said... (12/15/11 11:39 AM) Reply
Its beautiful! It looks so much better then the pattern picture. You did an awesome job
Judy Kski said... (12/15/11 10:57 AM) Reply
What a beautiful job you did on this dress. I'm sure your DD will be proud to wear it.
Woolygal said... (12/15/11 6:46 AM) Reply
This is a gorgeous gown and your daughter is a lucky girl.
arianamaniacs said... (12/15/11 2:33 AM) Reply
What a knock-out dress! Your DD is very lucky!
MaryDB said... (12/15/11 1:29 AM) Reply
Sewing addict the neckline is a little low cut, but not as low as it appears on the dressform, which is too big and long-waisted. DD is small-busted, but I think many would want to raise the neckline on this pattern. AuntieShel SiBonne! was the go-to underlining in the 60s for all those Jackie Kennedy-style shift dresses, before fusibles. I believe it's a rayon, and it's kind of a cross between silk organza and cotton broadcloth. It's the best sew-in underlining ever. BeckyC Yes, I would also like a picture of DD in this dress. In fact, I would like to SEE DD in the completed dress. I rushed off to work when I finished it, she picked it up and went off to the ball. She swears pictures were taken and I will see them. I snagged the gown out of her closet for the review picture. Joanna the chiffon drape and all chiffon hemming is a very narrow rolled hem done on my serger.
JodieT said... (12/15/11 0:25 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress. It scares me away just looking at it. You did a wonderful job.
Heatherrique said... (12/14/11 9:26 PM) Reply
Gorgeous gown! Very nicely done!
Joanna in Western Australia said... (12/14/11 8:13 PM) Reply
So elegant! How did you hem the chiffon drape at the front?
SewWil said... (12/14/11 2:38 PM) Reply
Stunning dress! Beautifully sewn.
BeckyC said... (12/14/11 2:01 PM) Reply
The dress is beautiful - an absolute show stopper! Thanks for the great and honest review of the pattern. You've helped anyone that may want to make it in the future. If you can post a picture of your daughter wearing it, I'd love to see it.
Dale C said... (12/14/11 12:00 PM) Reply
Beautiful gown! She'll treasure that one for years...
tsedai said... (12/14/11 11:03 AM) Reply
Wow! Lovely dress! The color is just beautiful.
sunnysewer said... (12/14/11 10:58 AM) Reply
gorgeous work, very lovely.
annie11 said... (12/14/11 10:17 AM) Reply
You are one very talented woman! This dress is perfection.
AuntieShel said... (12/14/11 9:24 AM) Reply
OMG, so gorgeous!!! (Can you refresh my memory about SiBonne? It rang a very faint bell!)
cindyann said... (12/14/11 8:42 AM) Reply
So Lovely!
sewing addict said... (12/14/11 8:03 AM) Reply
You did a wonderful job. The ruching is perfect. Can I ask if the neckline is particularly low as I have this pattern in my stash.
Pam Z said... (12/14/11 7:23 AM) Reply
Oh, I feel your pain! Lovely dress. WTG Mom.
rmusic1 said... (12/14/11 3:16 AM) Reply
stunning dress. I hope your daughter will get much future use from it
petro said... (12/14/11 1:45 AM) Reply
That's beautiful!
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