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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 1873 (Misses' & Miss Petite Dresses)

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Posted on:3/10/12 4:58 PM
Last Updated:3/10/12 5:00 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 3 people   
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truebias said... (5/15/12 7:15 PM) Reply
wow, this is amazing. i am thinking about using this pattern and I think might have just sold me.
j Renee Design said... (5/11/12 3:09 PM) Reply
Awesome job! I just got done making this, but I'm not so pleased with mine. :( I have a big gap on the upper back neckline...did you have any trouble with this? I've done some reading and it seems like it happens with Simplicity patterns more than others...
Nessa09 said... (3/30/12 0:09 AM) Reply
So lovely!
Burke718 said... (3/20/12 5:10 PM) Reply
I'm working on this now (I'm a beginner) and these pleats are giving me a headache - I'm not understanding the instructions. Can you advise? They're all marked but whatever I'm doing does NOT look like the photo. THANK YOU!
AuntieShel said... (3/12/12 9:22 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress and so flattering!!
JTink said... (3/11/12 2:00 PM) Reply
This is so pretty and you wear it well.
purple dot said... (3/11/12 10:15 AM) Reply
Wow, thanks everyone!
JanieBee said... (3/11/12 10:08 AM) Reply
Great fit and fabric!
Christas said... (3/11/12 10:00 AM) Reply
Very cute dress!
swany said... (3/11/12 9:36 AM) Reply
Lovely dress, I love the colors.
GoodbyeValntino said... (3/11/12 9:32 AM) Reply
Perfect fit and great dress!
heathergwo said... (3/11/12 1:46 AM) Reply
Super cute!!!
JMarie1962 said... (3/10/12 10:59 PM) Reply
Really cute. I like your version better than the pattern sleeve. Great job!
talesofawannabe said... (3/10/12 10:46 PM) Reply
Your dress turned out wonderfully! I think there may be a drafting error in this pattern as I cut the 14, and I am ending up with too much fabric to fit onto the bodice as well.
JessicaFergi said... (3/10/12 10:21 PM) Reply
Great job! I have never used a Cynthia Rowley pattern but I am going to give this one a try. It looks so flattering!
jlg said... (3/10/12 7:12 PM) Reply
Fabulous dress. You did a great job, and it looks wonderful on you. The cotton is very pretty.
zoe said... (3/10/12 6:12 PM) Reply
love this dress. Beautiful! I'll have to look for this pattern.
annie1129 said... (3/10/12 5:41 PM) Reply
Your dress is beautiful. Perfect fabric for the dress although I have an extreme fear of plaids!
magpie57 said... (3/10/12 5:34 PM) Reply
What an adorable dress. I'm glad you made it a little longer. You will get more use out of it, I think. I love the bias pieces and it absolutely doesn't matter that the stripes don't match. They wouldn't any way with pleats. The purple belt is perfect as are the bright shoes. I enjoyed your other sewing on flickr as well. What a lovely job you did on the knock off wedding dress!
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