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Posted on:4/7/13 6:31 PM
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Sethskid said... (12/31/13 3:19 PM) Reply
That is just about the best looking dress I've ever seen! You did an AWESOME job!!
ThreadsofFaith said... (6/23/13 2:17 PM) Reply
I drooled just a little bit over that amazing dress *and* sweater. Love!
ChristineX said... (4/10/13 2:21 PM) Reply
Awesome, both the dress and sweater <3
KathleenS said... (4/9/13 8:18 AM) Reply
That's beautiful. I love the fabric choice.
lauramae said... (4/8/13 6:19 PM) Reply
Thank you everyone for your lovely comments! And yes, Becca, I am wearing a petticoat - even when I add horsehair braid (which I did not in this case) I find that the addition of a crinoline or petticoat is necessary to achieve a vintage silhouette.
becca a said... (4/8/13 12:26 PM) Reply
Your dress is gorgeous! I wasn't going to get this pattern because the two color version on the pattern looked too much like arrows pointing to the bust. Now that I've seen your version, I think I do want this pattern. By the way, are you wearing a petticoat to puff out the skirt or did you achieve that with horsehair braid?
j Renee Design said... (4/8/13 12:08 PM) Reply
So beautiful! Awesome job, as always. :)
prostheticsgirl said... (4/8/13 11:51 AM) Reply
Oooh, I think that bodice would be sensational with a slim skirt. Great job on your dress
Katherine Dols said... (4/8/13 11:29 AM) Reply
Wow! Love the dress! I have the pattern and will definitely make it soon now that I've seen yours. The bodice with a slim skirt sounds like a great idea. Also, beautiful sweater. Good job all around.
mnitts said... (4/8/13 3:59 AM) Reply
Lovely dress. Well done.
KG2 said... (4/7/13 9:07 PM) Reply
FreyaStark said... (4/7/13 8:39 PM) Reply
Just lovely, both dress and cardigan. Well done.
madbadger said... (4/7/13 8:00 PM) Reply
Beautiful - and very well done!
jlg said... (4/7/13 7:34 PM) Reply
So very pretty.
Texahoma said... (4/7/13 7:32 PM) Reply
Beatiful, inspiring, I also have some left over home dec fabric. This dress is sooooo gorgeous.
Tess967 said... (4/7/13 6:47 PM) Reply
Super gorgeous!
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