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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 06-2010-126 (Triangle Bodice Cocktail Dress)

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Posted on:1/6/12 9:44 AM
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CypGrl said... (1/12/12 7:05 PM) Reply
So elegant. Very flattering style on you.
waltzqueen said... (1/10/12 12:48 PM) Reply
IDEA! Have a formal Oscar's Night party! and perhaps a glittering rhinestone necklace . . . OK, I admit I love shiny baubles.
waltzqueen said... (1/10/12 12:42 PM) Reply
Love the va va vooom gown! You are dripping glamour and your hair style complements the gown beautifully. How lucky you had that fabulous fabric too!
ClioBklyn said... (1/9/12 5:05 PM) Reply
Starlet is the word that comes to mind! What a stunning dress for a NYE wedding.
mochimo said... (1/9/12 8:48 AM) Reply
Beautiful beautiful beautiful dress! (and I also love your hairdo a lot!)
ChristineX said... (1/8/12 10:07 PM) Reply
That is way better than the Burda version. Fantastic job!!!!
lamstu said... (1/8/12 6:27 PM) Reply
You look just like a movie star in this great dress!
becca a said... (1/8/12 10:35 AM) Reply
You do indeed look like a movie star in this dress! What a stunning dress! This is the perfect use for this lovely pleated fabric.
Mushywear said... (1/8/12 2:40 AM) Reply
This is a stunning dress! You look absolutely amazing! Fantastic job!
Rhonda in Montreal said... (1/7/12 8:56 PM) Reply
It's not NICE to be more beautiful than the bride ;D
jenleeC said... (1/7/12 7:14 PM) Reply
Your dress looks beautiful! The current Australian vogue features a Lanvin silk tulle dress that is very reminiscent of yours. It retails for $8640!!
Sharonspils said... (1/7/12 4:58 PM) Reply
Gorgeous and thank you for the detailed review.
Sadlesor said... (1/7/12 12:56 PM) Reply
So 1930' your style
chriseen said... (1/7/12 11:20 AM) Reply
A perfect meeting of fabric, pattern, and wearer. And sewist. You look stunning and adorable. Accolades also to your eye for fabric: I vaguely remember seeing this at Exquisite but I never would have envisioned such a perfect destiny for it.
heathergwo said... (1/7/12 10:36 AM) Reply
Really beautiful & glamorous! Excellent job!
Julia C said... (1/7/12 9:33 AM) Reply
You look gorgeous & very elegant in that dress.
Julia C said... (1/7/12 9:33 AM) Reply
You look gorgeous & very elegant in that dress.
MissyBelle said... (1/6/12 11:27 PM) Reply
You look incredibly sophisticated and charming. Cute hair.
MissyBelle said... (1/6/12 11:27 PM) Reply
You look incredibly sophisticated and charming. Cute hair.
Karen6790 said... (1/6/12 11:19 PM) Reply
Worth every penny and every minute of work - you look gorgeous. (And I too have lost my ability to insert a regular zipper, amazing).
Karen Easter said... (1/6/12 9:53 PM) Reply
The bride is right: you DO look like a movie star! The dress looks perfect, the flowers are lovely, and your hair is exactly right for the style of the dress. Quite amazing!
JillyBe said... (1/6/12 8:53 PM) Reply
I've already commented on your blog, but this is worth complimenting twice (or more)...Stunning!
Sassy T said... (1/6/12 7:41 PM) Reply
Absolutely Stunning!! And you do look like a Hollywood Silver Screen Actress. Oops done twice and I don't know how to delete lol.
Sassy T said... (1/6/12 7:41 PM) Reply
Absolutely Stunning!! And you do look like a Hollywood Silver Screen Actress.
KathleenS said... (1/6/12 7:07 PM) Reply
I also love 1930s gowns, and I think you really got the look!
Raye Ann said... (1/6/12 6:53 PM) Reply
Very beautiful dress, perfect styling. You look glamorous!
Elke said... (1/6/12 6:45 PM) Reply
Fabulous dress and it looks lovely on you!
kkkkaty said... (1/6/12 6:35 PM) Reply
wow, love it!
echolalia said... (1/6/12 4:45 PM) Reply
How beautiful is this! Fabulous design-fabric match and adapted to match your vision. Thanks for a thorough review.
MaryDB said... (1/6/12 3:08 PM) Reply
Kudos to you on making a beautiful, classy dress. Looks terrific. Nice work.
cleverkitty said... (1/6/12 1:59 PM) Reply
You wear this dress perfectly with your hair and the style is very flattering. Just beautiful!
Twinset said... (1/6/12 1:25 PM) Reply
You look like a 30's movie star in that fantastic dress, indeed! That color was made for you!
Elemenopeo said... (1/6/12 12:59 PM) Reply
really lovely
Mufffet said... (1/6/12 12:54 PM) Reply
How lovely! And you DO look a bit like a famous star....say 1930s! :) Make it again in a zingy blue-green...>;)
Lucy in Virginia said... (1/6/12 12:48 PM) Reply
You look stunning in this dress! And what a marvelous job of converting it from a cocktail dress. Next, send us a picture of you reclining on a sofa in this dress, drinking wine and being fed grapes by a good-looking guy in a toga all day! Seriously, thanks for another wonderful review.
Aroura said... (1/6/12 11:50 AM) Reply
Absolutely gorgeous! You certainly do look like a movie star.
gatorgirl4325 said... (1/6/12 11:32 AM) Reply
Absolutely gorgeous - both you and the dress!
SewRuth said... (1/6/12 11:23 AM) Reply
A lot of work and effort that really paid off. Beautiful starlet
carolynw said... (1/6/12 11:21 AM) Reply
Very beautiful - the fit is absolutely perfect
cindyann said... (1/6/12 10:48 AM) Reply
What a lovely style for you! Nice work.
JEF said... (1/6/12 10:33 AM) Reply
Amazingly beautiful.
Irene Bullock said... (1/6/12 10:33 AM) Reply
Thanks for the photo of the front bodice pattern! I tried to make this dress last summer, and it was so roomy in the chest area I got completely discouraged to go further. I'm giving it a second chance, thanks!
SewWil said... (1/6/12 10:16 AM) Reply
You look very glamorous in your dress! Great job as usual. Thanks for the detailed review. Always a pleasure to read and so informative.
Restart06 said... (1/6/12 9:49 AM) Reply
Very nice and fits you well. Enjoy!!
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