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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 2177 (Triangle Insert Bodice Dress)

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Posted on:8/9/12 11:25 AM
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redside said... (8/10/12 10:59 AM) Reply
Love you in blue and white...and what a spectacular print!
prostheticsgirl said... (8/10/12 9:13 AM) Reply
You always have such helpful reviews! I love your use of an interesting border print
Nan Kay said... (8/10/12 8:50 AM) Reply
Your fabric placement is lovely. I wonder what body type Simplicity uses to get their dart placement? You did a nice job of correcting the design faults because the dress looks great on you!
cleverkitty said... (8/10/12 8:30 AM) Reply
very cute dress, The bodice lining technique is prevalent to making a lined vest also. Looks well fitted after all you adjusted, give your self a pat on the back, well done :)
GoodbyeValntino said... (8/10/12 7:43 AM) Reply
Love your dress! What a great use of fabric and another great review.
GoodbyeValntino said... (8/10/12 7:16 AM) Reply
Love your dress! What a great use of fabric and another great review.
FreyaStark said... (8/10/12 4:18 AM) Reply
Very nice. Those batik pieces from SE Asia are so hard to use in dressmaking that I have given up buying them so it is great to see that you have used one successfully - it gives me hope ... I love the blue colour, too.
ChristmasHills said... (8/9/12 10:25 PM) Reply
Lovely dress. Thanks for another great review - lots and lots of details which are very helpful.
said... (8/9/12 3:21 PM) Reply
What's with the gaping back on so many patterns? I run into this all the time. Very cute dress, you look like you are passing your twin on the sidewalk.
KensingtonCrab said... (8/9/12 2:35 PM) Reply
Love the fabric and this is a great style dress on you!
Mufffet said... (8/9/12 1:10 PM) Reply
So cute! I love the fabric on you.....nice colors....once you make this a TNT you will be able to modify it at will, make it from a number of different fabrics, and well - just have fun with it! Nice style! BTW - love the shoes....white sandals that look terrific and don't have the big toe dividing thingie! GREAT!
marec said... (8/9/12 12:19 PM) Reply
I think this is such a great dress-love the triangle and the lines of the bodice. I too feel that the work involved in redrafting would be worth it as this is a style you wear often and suits you to a "tee". :-)
zoe said... (8/9/12 12:05 PM) Reply
The dress looks great, and I love your fabric. Excellent review; very informative.
SewWil said... (8/9/12 11:28 AM) Reply
Very pretty dress. I agree that it may be worth redrafting because it is so cute. Great fabric choice for this pattern. As always I appreciate your detailed review.
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