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Posted on:4/29/13 0:56 AM
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Lynn67 said... (9/16/13 7:00 PM) Reply
Oh, I'm obsessed now, too, amd I'm thinking of doing a Mardi Gras dress with this pattern. I was worried about whether beading it some would pull the neckline down - thanks for your tip on how low it is. Luckily Mardi Gras beads cover that area up completely. Your dress is gorgeous - off to read more of your blog....
WilsonZooKeeper said... (8/8/13 7:47 PM) Reply
Larger, curvier gals, don't be afraid of this dress. I have made two of them in a large. I am a very curvy size 14 RTW, 160 pounds, 5'5", with a mommy tummy. I thought I would feel self-conscious in something so fitted, but I love both of mine and have 2 more in progress. I do recommend using a double layer of fabric so it kind of holds everything in, and a darker color disguises the lumps better. Thrilled to see someone else as obsessed with Alabama Chanin as I am.
beanchor said... (5/30/13 6:53 PM) Reply
Thank you :)
Quickie said... (5/20/13 4:38 PM) Reply
Wij or without cheeseburger....I love it on you. So elegant
Frozzy said... (5/1/13 3:04 PM) Reply
This dress is stunning on you! I have poured over those AC books in the bookstore, wondering if I would ever have enough gumption to actually use it. Thanks for the review, definitely inspiring.
GoodbyeValntino said... (4/30/13 10:46 PM) Reply
Very nice on you!
beth5646 said... (4/30/13 5:25 PM) Reply
Your dress is beautiful and looks beautiful on you!
petro said... (4/30/13 4:49 PM) Reply
Perfect! Just the right fit and fullness in the skirt.
Levone said... (4/30/13 3:44 PM) Reply
Great looking dress!
Bestyears said... (4/30/13 1:13 PM) Reply
As soon as I saw your photo, I thought, "I bet that's from the Alabama Chanin book!" LOVE it!!! Looks gorgeous on you....
Bestyears said... (4/30/13 1:13 PM) Reply
As soon as I saw your photo, I thought, "I bet that's from the Alabama Chanin book!" LOVE it!!! Looks gorgeous on you....
mlsg said... (4/30/13 12:56 PM) Reply
looks great!
Twinset said... (4/30/13 11:31 AM) Reply
I love that dress and this color is so wonderful on you! I have the AC book and I really want to try one of their patterns. Thanks for the inspiration.
 
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