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Posted on:12/5/12 7:45 PM
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bakensewdi said... (3/14/13 10:58 AM) Reply
You're dress looks lovely! Thank you for mentioning the crazy hang to the skirt.....I agree, something wrong with the pattern....pattern itself is 1" longer in the middle than at the seams. I'm about to rip out zipper and take off the skirt to see how I can fix it....ugh....i may use your fix, but it's for my daughter and she like the fullness. if I can fix the skirt it will be a darling dress
Donel said... (2/8/13 8:13 AM) Reply
The dress looks great after all the changes. A very pretty dress with great fit.
butterflyfly said... (12/7/12 4:50 PM) Reply
Very beautiful dress and looks so nice on you!
MamaSewing said... (12/6/12 3:07 PM) Reply
I love the way your dress fits - it looks perfect now. Kudos for taking the time to fix the issues and not throwing it in heap!
prostheticsgirl said... (12/6/12 11:43 AM) Reply
Looks great! You fabric is very fun. I think the changes you made are subtle but sensational
Legal.Dealer said... (12/6/12 11:37 AM) Reply
Your dress is super adorable.
Amanda.Claire said... (12/6/12 10:49 AM) Reply
Great dress and fabric together! I like the sleeve change you did too.
said... (12/6/12 2:51 AM) Reply
I always admire people who go back and fix garments after they are finished. It certainly worked for you. You choose pretty fabrics and patterns. Love it.
ThreadsofFaith said... (12/5/12 9:46 PM) Reply
You did such a nice job fitting and adjusting this pattern. Love the dress and fabric!
AuntieShel said... (12/5/12 9:14 PM) Reply
This is just such a cute dress and you look lovely in it. I am looking for such a style and had not noticed this one. Quick question. When you say you took 6 inches off the center seam, is that 6 inches total or 6 inches on each side of the center seam for a total of 12 inches? Makes you wonder if Simplicity made up a muslin of this pattern. Your fix is fabulous!!
Christas said... (12/5/12 8:10 PM) Reply
You have sewn such a pretty and feminine dress. It looks so nice on you. Lovely sewing!
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