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Posted on:5/17/13 6:57 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 8 people   
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bonnnie said... (6/18/13 8:15 PM) Reply
Add me to the pile of people who made this dress and were unpleasantly surprised by the gaping bustal hole. I'm about average in the boob department, and Simplicity patterns usually work okay for me, so it may just be this one pattern. Modesty dickies for all!
Sue Parrott said... (6/3/13 9:33 AM) Reply
Love it!
Danvillegirl said... (5/18/13 8:38 PM) Reply
Really pretty dress on you. Love the fabric
Sixtiesgirl said... (5/18/13 6:32 PM) Reply
I love the dress on you! Just finished the same dress for my daughter. Now I am worried about this Holland Tunnel cleavage issue! She is much more angular so I hope it won't be a problem. I am actually more worried about possible gapping.
christinawo said... (5/18/13 0:59 AM) Reply
You and your dress look gorgeous! Beautiful job.
SewWil said... (5/17/13 10:00 PM) Reply
Very pretty dress! I have this pattern so I appreciate knowing about the keyhole. Thanks!
mary in FL said... (5/17/13 8:16 PM) Reply
This is very pretty on you!
sfshaza said... (5/17/13 7:57 PM) Reply
This is beautiful on you! Good to know about the large keyhole.
BeaJay said... (5/17/13 6:32 PM) Reply
Spectacular - what a great job you have done on this dress. Looks fabo on you.
Re Becca said... (5/17/13 4:38 PM) Reply
LOL! you even recommend to those with a lack of taste! I HATE bustal glare.
karen n said... (5/17/13 3:51 PM) Reply
Lovely retro feel, Pnk!
talesofawannabe said... (5/17/13 3:35 PM) Reply
Thank you so much for this review! Your dress is lovely! I picked this pattern up at a sale but like you was having trouble making out what those tiny little thumbnails would look like when made up.
marec said... (5/17/13 9:57 AM) Reply
First of all, you are stunning in this style. Lucky you for having assets...my keyhole would be uh, blank. I admired that particular challis myself.
blue mooney said... (5/17/13 9:01 AM) Reply
you look fab!
GoodbyeValntino said... (5/17/13 8:49 AM) Reply
Love your dress and thank you for the review! I would have never dreamed the keyhole would be so revealing.
canei said... (5/17/13 8:26 AM) Reply
Nice!
Jstarr4250 said... (5/17/13 7:05 AM) Reply
This is so pretty on you. You make such a good point about the illustrations on this pattern series. I often totally miss them until I see a review. Love the way you turned it into a work dress.
 
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