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Pattern Reviews> Other> E3137 (Excella E3137)

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Reviewed by:The Dreamstress

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Posted on:9/21/12 7:57 AM
Last Updated:10/5/12 5:19 PM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 7 people   
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Jacqui315 said... (10/5/12 10:00 PM) Reply
Both versions are quite lovely! The first version still screams early 30's to me. I think a self fabic belt for the second version would work nicely.
The Dreamstress said... (10/5/12 5:18 PM) Reply
Thank you all for your lovely comments! I've edited the link to the pattern image, as somehow it was going to the wrong pattern.
zoe said... (9/22/12 6:57 PM) Reply
It's a beautiful dress; very breezy and elegant. Not 'frumpy' at all!
mmcp said... (9/22/12 8:54 AM) Reply
Just think of the ruffles as a precursor of the peplum and you're right on trend. I love the whole thing.
cleverkitty said... (9/22/12 8:37 AM) Reply
Super cute!!!!
BillieJean said... (9/22/12 7:42 AM) Reply
Absolutely lovely!
JEF said... (9/22/12 6:17 AM) Reply
Thank so much for the interesting review. It's a lovely dress and you carry it off so well.
Carolyn.S said... (9/21/12 7:42 PM) Reply
The dress is very charming! and I expect that silk chiffon flutters about beautifully. Must be a dream to wear :)
The Dreamstress said... (9/21/12 7:05 PM) Reply
Thank you all! Elona, I used Pixlr-O-Matic on these photos. Quick & dirty, but free and downloadable from the internet
Re Becca said... (9/21/12 12:32 PM) Reply
I think its really cute, the chiffon flows wonderfully.
Elona said... (9/21/12 11:46 AM) Reply
The dress is adorable, and you were right: It needs those hip ruffles. Flutter is what it's all about with this one. I think it is cute enough that you should make it again in a solid. On a different subject, how did you get those vintage color values in your photos?
Paulapants said... (9/21/12 8:29 AM) Reply
I love this dress and you wear it well! You were right to choose silk chiffon.
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