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Simplicity 2258
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Pattern Reviews> Vogue Patterns> 1224 (misses dress)

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Reviewed by:Nan Kay
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Posted on:4/28/12 11:24 AM


Review Rating: Very Helpful by 3 people   
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Tina Lou said... (4/30/12 4:33 PM) Reply
Great print choice!! Thanks for the reminder about the bodice length; it's easier to shorten after cutting! This pattern is next in my queue.
bethsews said... (4/29/12 11:06 AM) Reply
This looks great on you - border print was great idea!
zoe said... (4/28/12 7:07 PM) Reply
Love your fabric! The dress looks great on you. I keep looking at this pattern too; it does look good!
Barbara V said... (4/28/12 12:30 PM) Reply
Oh, that looks so cute. I like the use of the belt. I used that great fabric on a dress too.
Danmar said... (4/28/12 12:21 PM) Reply
I have picked up this pattern a few times without buying--I love your version!
lcdrbetty said... (4/28/12 11:36 AM) Reply
Very pretty! Love your fabric choices.
 
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