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Posted on:6/4/12 8:58 PM
Last Updated:6/4/12 11:29 PM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized 
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cerulean said... (7/10/12 10:36 PM) Reply
The fabric is lovely! I'm sorry to hear that you had so many problems!
fourkid said... (6/18/12 10:42 AM) Reply
Very pretty outcome.
Levone said... (6/15/12 8:38 PM) Reply
Pretty dress!
Heatherrique said... (6/6/12 2:00 AM) Reply
Fab looking dress! I'm glad that you made it work!
nicegirl said... (6/5/12 10:24 AM) Reply
What a trial this pattern was! But the dress looks awfully cute, love that print.
AndreaSews said... (6/5/12 7:32 AM) Reply
It turned out looking great despite the challenges. I really love your print fabric. Just a tip, (if you don't have stabilizer on hand), if I have a difficult knit, I will often use 'Steam a Seam II Lite' to fold up and press the hem in place. It gives the hem some oomph so the coverstitcher doesn't eat it up. I test it first on a scrap to make sure it doesnt change to hand of the fabric too much.
Dilliander said... (6/5/12 4:52 AM) Reply
Glad you have such a lovely dress in the end. Chloe and team are wonderfully helpful and your new dress is lovely.
jannw said... (6/5/12 4:28 AM) Reply
I like the neckline look and the ease of sewing on your dress. Will you try the pattern in a 1 way knit? It would be interesting t see how the fitting changes.
Margaret said... (6/5/12 3:47 AM) Reply
Sorry about all the problems with the fabric, but the finished dress looks very nice!
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