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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 4343 (Lined Dress)

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Reviewed by:DMaree

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Posted on:5/20/12 10:22 PM
Last Updated:5/20/12 10:28 PM
Pattern Size:Petite 
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 2 people   
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DMaree said... (5/21/12 9:01 PM) Reply
Thanks all for the wonderful comments. I do believe that the princess seams made the difference for the fit, as I have tried other patterns with darts and the fit was uncomfortable and unflattering on me. I will definitely post my alterations to the design of the neckline. @Magpie57, I will definitely give my Marine a big squeeze the next time I see him. I am so proud of both of them! God Bless All!
magpie57 said... (5/21/12 6:34 PM) Reply
The high neck is lovely on you. I never in a million years would have chosen this pattern but it is so flattering I may have to rethink it! I love the floral pattern. You have a beautiful family. Congratulations to your daughter and do give your marine an extra hug and a thank you for his service from me! You must be so proud of them both.
zoe said... (5/21/12 11:58 AM) Reply
What a gorgeous dress! Love that delicate floral print.
Jrhee said... (5/21/12 10:58 AM) Reply
Perfect dress for the occasion!
SusiM said... (5/21/12 9:22 AM) Reply
Very pretty dress, and thanks for the helpful review and links!
RLL said... (5/21/12 8:33 AM) Reply
Very pretty dress and wonderful fit. I look forward to you changing the neckline and reviewing the changes. Congrats to the daughter...such an accomplishment. Mine graduated 2 yrs ago from UCF and the pride you feel is incredible.
jlg said... (5/21/12 6:48 AM) Reply
This dress is gorgeous. Congratulations to your daughter.
petro said... (5/21/12 3:48 AM) Reply
I too love the fabric you chose. Its a perfect fit. Congratulations to your daughter.
RadarRadiance said... (5/20/12 11:07 PM) Reply
Beautiful fabric for the dress. It's really a pretty print. I made the same dress for step daughters wedding and haven't done a review on it. I found the neck to be too high also and cut down the neckline, glad to hear I'm not the only one. Just beautiful and congrats to your daughter, a very special skill.
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