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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 5706 (Misses'/Misses' Petite Dress)

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Posted on:3/14/12 1:25 PM


Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 3 people   
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caper81 said... (6/12/12 7:41 AM) Reply
You are just fabulous Mimi, and quite the inspiration! I enjoy all your photos and reviews. I just watched your very helpful obi belt tutorial and have now printed off the pattern :)
born2bead said... (4/10/12 11:21 AM) Reply
You're just way too clever. I would not have looked at that pattern ever but you definitely made it into something way better. Love the red belt too. Always look forward to see what you've made :-)
ChristineX said... (3/19/12 2:05 AM) Reply
Oh my, I love it!!
homewerk said... (3/15/12 10:57 AM) Reply
Jaw-dropper!
pdiddly said... (3/15/12 10:55 AM) Reply
can't add much more to what the others have said so just WOW
ClioBklyn said... (3/15/12 10:51 AM) Reply
Ooh la la! Your version is SO much better than the pattern envelope!
NJcowgirl said... (3/15/12 10:03 AM) Reply
Halle couldn't look better in it. You did a great job.
Levone said... (3/15/12 9:31 AM) Reply
This is gorgeous! Love the red belt paired with this.
JOshiro said... (3/15/12 9:17 AM) Reply
You look awesome! Nice job seeing beyond the pattern photo.
CCQ said... (3/15/12 8:51 AM) Reply
Love it - your accessories really add to it as well!
Julia Bobbin said... (3/15/12 5:58 AM) Reply
Absolutely smoking! You enviable curves and they are rocking in this dress!
1SewSweet said... (3/15/12 5:11 AM) Reply
OH MIMI...I absolutely love this look! Yes maam, it's definitely sassy and more! Butterick should be paying you for this version of they're pattern because it definitely boost they're sale of it, I'm gonna purchase it now! Great review!
Deepika said... (3/15/12 1:26 AM) Reply
Wow! I am speechless. Great fit, awesome belt and you've got a really great eye for matching fabric to pattern. Thanks for sharing.
Lori V said... (3/15/12 1:14 AM) Reply
gorgeous dress
SewWil said... (3/14/12 11:45 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress! Great job with the fit. It looks amazing on you.
norie creates said... (3/14/12 10:28 PM) Reply
Wow! You really know how to bring life to a dull pattern! You would rival any stylist in CA!
momsurfing said... (3/14/12 8:23 PM) Reply
you look hot in everything you make!
nellc said... (3/14/12 8:01 PM) Reply
I love the way you take an uninspiring pattern, create something fabulous from it and then style it so brilliantly as well!
tsedai said... (3/14/12 7:44 PM) Reply
Looks amazing!
RadarRadiance said... (3/14/12 5:43 PM) Reply
Very cute, love the red belt with the dress. Love the whole look and you pull it off!
mochimo said... (3/14/12 5:43 PM) Reply
You are right! The pattern images are really not appealing. But your dress looks great! Wow
ArtAttack said... (3/14/12 5:38 PM) Reply
Wow! You look super fine in this dress...love how you accessorized...totally put together!
TerukoLynn said... (3/14/12 5:34 PM) Reply
This is SO cute/fun/trendy/awesome! I love how you updated the pattern to be totally on point for this season!
velosewer said... (3/14/12 3:12 PM) Reply
You have a good eye for making a garment work. Love it.
RLL said... (3/14/12 2:48 PM) Reply
Wow! Yea, simply WOW!
JenniferMM said... (3/14/12 2:30 PM) Reply
I love this! The stripes and styling are perfect for spring/summer. What an improvement on the pattern! I'll have to keep it in mind.
USMCMom said... (3/14/12 2:23 PM) Reply
Wow! You look great. You've really made this your own. Nice job! Enjoy wearing it.
Aixoise said... (3/14/12 2:13 PM) Reply
Wow! You've taken an average pattern and made an outstanding - amazing - dress. The whole look is smashing. Love the red belt - and the rest of the styling. Your photos are a treat to look at.
 
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