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Posted on:4/30/12 1:54 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 10 people   
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bananaoil said... (5/31/12 7:52 AM) Reply
That dress is very flattering to you. I like the print, and I'm going to bet it qualifies as "diagonal". If so, and pattern envelopes often include a warning about using iron certain designs, you'd have started drinking if you tried to match that plaid. It was actually a good design move to use the FOE, it pulls the whole thing together visually.
petro said... (5/16/12 12:30 PM) Reply
Wow, that is one chic version of this pattern!
StudioCherie said... (5/15/12 11:40 PM) Reply
very cute looks terrific on you
dawn so cal said... (5/13/12 7:28 AM) Reply
Super cute! I love it.
ChristineX said... (5/2/12 9:34 PM) Reply
Great dress!
1SewSweet said... (5/2/12 5:00 AM) Reply
Very, very nice! I've not used the FOE yet nor the wonder tape and it sounds interesting. Love your work!
norie creates said... (5/1/12 12:35 PM) Reply
It looks great!
lakaribane said... (5/1/12 12:14 PM) Reply
Thank you for your compliments every one! I work it to work (both of them, actually) and it was quite popular. With the initiated AND the laymen, a sure sign of a winning FO, don't you think?
sewmytime said... (5/1/12 6:33 AM) Reply
Gorgeous!
Sassy T said... (5/1/12 3:10 AM) Reply
Love it.
SusiM said... (4/30/12 11:02 PM) Reply
I love the look of the bias plaid. It's pretty and interesting. Very nice fit!
Legal.Dealer said... (4/30/12 9:54 PM) Reply
That dress is super cute on you!
jenleeC said... (4/30/12 8:50 PM) Reply
Nice dress! You have really nailed the right proportions for a petite, perfectly balanced! Thanks for the idea to use fold over elastic as a trim.
zoe said... (4/30/12 7:52 PM) Reply
Very nice! Looks great on you.
prttynpnk said... (4/30/12 4:09 PM) Reply
Oh, this is too-too on you!
marec said... (4/30/12 3:50 PM) Reply
I love the plaid with the design lines. and the FOE. Gotta get some! Beautiful dress on you :-)
nicegirl said... (4/30/12 3:46 PM) Reply
Love the touch of using the FOE! I need to remember what a great notion that is more often. In my opinion, bias projects are exempt from plaid matching.
Knitters Delight said... (4/30/12 2:02 PM) Reply
Wow - how beautiful.
 
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