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Posted on:7/20/12 8:13 PM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 13 people   
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said... (7/10/13 8:21 AM) Reply
Your creative and artistic touches always take your dresses to a new level. This is another pattern in my list for next summer. Really quite stunning.
a7yrstitch said... (8/30/12 1:14 PM) Reply
Love your dress. The more I read on the Marcy Tilton site, the more I think that her patterns are only intended to be a guide or a suggestion on a design. Your modifications are super. I'll definitely be double checking your notes when laying my fabric out on the cutting table. Those pockets! The originals - a hazard to someone like me, I'm always catching things on kitchen cabinet knobs. Yours - beautiful and functional. Woo-hoo, thank you for a great review and for sharing your artistry.
KarlaB said... (7/22/12 10:58 PM) Reply
Wow! What a beautiful, creative, artistic job you have done on this dress! It is really cute, and looks so comfy, too!
salsera7 said... (7/22/12 7:49 AM) Reply
Wow. You did a great job on this pattern....truly above and beyond.
marthamyers said... (7/21/12 10:38 PM) Reply
Such a great version of this pattern. I simply have to move this pattern to the top of the queue. Thanks for the review and fun inspiration. I'll return to this and your blog when I make it. Great job!
beth5646 said... (7/21/12 10:37 PM) Reply
Oh Jilly---how glorious!! I love your version. Superb.
JillyBe said... (7/21/12 2:42 PM) Reply
Thank you everyone! I really am enjoying this dress now.....just need quest = shoes.....
sfshaza said... (7/21/12 11:39 AM) Reply
Jillian, you made this work, and more! I played with silk screening a couple years ago and my results were nowhere as nice. And it really pulls the fabrics together. Wonderful!
marec said... (7/21/12 10:33 AM) Reply
Jilly, this is so adorable on you and I admire how you found creative solutions as you worked on this. The silk screening is especially nice, and the fit is wonderful. You look ready to island hop.
Mary Gillette said... (7/21/12 9:53 AM) Reply
You've taken a really cute pattern and made it wonderful! WOW!
DorothyK said... (7/21/12 9:43 AM) Reply
Jilly, your version of this dress is fabulous. I'm in awe of your silkscreening ability. Great job!
imsewcrazy said... (7/21/12 8:40 AM) Reply
VivianZ said... (7/21/12 7:46 AM) Reply
i love the results you ended with. Took a while, but desperate inspirations can sometimes be the best plan of action,
GoodbyeValntino said... (7/21/12 7:45 AM) Reply
I bet some Young Things might want this Li'l Ole Lady dress! How fun!
piffle said... (7/21/12 7:36 AM) Reply
*Gasp* Absolutely wonderful!
dorothyn said... (7/21/12 5:05 AM) Reply
Wow, despite the painful journey, the end result is fantastic! This looks like something you would find in Anthropologie for $300! Just marvelous.
Camerio said... (7/21/12 3:48 AM) Reply
Love the work you did with the fabric and it makes for a very beautiful dress
Barbara V said... (7/20/12 10:37 PM) Reply
Jilly, your dress is awesome. The combination of fabrics, ruffled hem, unique pocket treatment and silk screening put this dress into a "one of a kind" category and suits you wonderfully. I'm thinking you derived a great sense of pleasure as you worked through the creative processes! You look great in it!
Elcue said... (7/20/12 9:57 PM) Reply
Your changes made me like this dress.
Amanda.Claire said... (7/20/12 8:59 PM) Reply
Oh my!! Your dress is sooooo cute! I am always afraid that I am going to embellish and make things worse. Your embellishments, fabric choice...everything is spot on!
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