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Pattern Reviews> Other> Tessuti Lily Linen Dress (Lily Linen Dress)

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Posted on:9/24/12 7:12 PM

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jannw said... (9/27/12 6:55 AM) Reply
That looks so good on you!! A lovely dress..congrats!
2 Airedales n Me said... (9/26/12 11:53 AM) Reply
I checked with Colette and "pin stitching" means edge-stitching. :)
Maree P said... (9/26/12 6:27 AM) Reply
This is ...dare I say it... a quintessentially Australian dress. It is perfect for sweltering days ( with or without sleeves). Beautifully sewn and really suits you.
brissie71 said... (9/26/12 0:20 AM) Reply
What a gorgeous dress! And so cool for our summer, too. Great job!
Schnauzer said... (9/25/12 10:11 PM) Reply
Very pretty dress, Renata!
Dilliander said... (9/25/12 6:27 PM) Reply
Renata, Fabulous Renata, perfect for our predicted hot summer!
Vireya said... (9/25/12 6:05 PM) Reply
A lovely summery dress!
MamaSewing said... (9/25/12 1:39 PM) Reply
Your dress is really pretty. The fabric you used looks perfect for the pattern.
2 Airedales n Me said... (9/25/12 1:11 PM) Reply
I just ordered this pattern and must reinforce what you said about checking the printer results before printing. I didn't see your mention of a test square (which is buried on page 48!!!) until AFTER I'd printed off all 55 pages!! And my square measured smaller than intended also. So I tested my printer and re-printed the whole shebang in the correct size. I've written to the company to ask them to post the test square in a prominent place and at the very beginning of the instructions so it's not missed. Gee!!!
2 Airedales n Me said... (9/25/12 10:36 AM) Reply
I just ordered this pattern (a few minutes ago!) and am looking forward to making it up. I have several pieces of linen in my collection that I'm auditioning. Thanks for your review - the dress looks super on you! Overdressed?? Nah! I'm sure you outshone everyone in sweats and jeans at the mall.
zoe said... (9/25/12 10:28 AM) Reply
Very pretty!
sj3663 said... (9/25/12 8:18 AM) Reply
So pretty!! I love your dress! It turned out great.
Sharonspils said... (9/25/12 7:46 AM) Reply
Lovely dress Renata and will be perfect for spring/summer.
ajhewing said... (9/25/12 7:41 AM) Reply
Great fabric Renata. I like the changes you made too. I was planning my next one to be sleeveless - it may also now be without hem pleats! Thanks for the inspiration.
BeaJay said... (9/25/12 6:25 AM) Reply
Lovely dress - suits you. Like your choice of fabric too.
cocosloft said... (9/25/12 5:51 AM) Reply
Lovely dress! Your fabric is so pretty, and you look fab in this.
rivergum said... (9/25/12 2:58 AM) Reply
Ooooh, what a great dress Renata! I love the fabric you chose and it seems to have less bulk in the sleeves than the other versions I have seen. I wonder if the printing had anything to do with that?
mm said... (9/25/12 1:45 AM) Reply
I am going to have to check out this pattern. They all look lovely.
jenleeC said... (9/25/12 0:45 AM) Reply
Another Lily! The soft blue is very lovely on you and the leaf pattern is beautiful.
QuiltSewSewSue said... (9/24/12 10:42 PM) Reply
Lovely dress Renata!
Anne Cherry said... (9/24/12 7:48 PM) Reply
A very fresh look! Linen is so lovely to wear in summer. Another winner!
FreyaStark said... (9/24/12 7:31 PM) Reply
Very nice; a cool and comfortable look. A timely review, too; I have been considering this pattern myself.
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