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BurdaStyle Magazine: 06-2013-102 (Pleated Flowing Gatsby Dress) - Type:Dresses
Review submitted in Natural Fabrics Contest 2013 Contest    printable version
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SewWil said...
I love the addition of the sleeve. Your dress is very beautiful. Great job!
5/31/13 9:29 AM
Nancywin said...
Very pretty dress! It becomes you.
5/31/13 9:40 AM
KathySews said...
Beautiful dress. I enjoyed reading your review. It is like a little sewing lesson.
5/31/13 9:49 AM
GermanKleinigkeit said...
So sweet this dress, and you look adorable in it. I like the added little flouncy sleeves also.
5/31/13 10:38 AM
katlew03 said...
Very impressive dress. The fabric and sleeves are perfect for the style. You do great work but this is at the top of my favorites list.
5/31/13 10:42 AM
grays08 said...
Your changes really make this dress shine IMO, I wasn't a huge fan of this in the mag the way it was but thought it had potential. Very helpful review and love your ideas and adjustments to this - fabulous!
5/31/13 11:22 AM
j Renee Design said...
Beautiful dress and awesome review!
5/31/13 11:58 AM
Mufffet said...
Very cute and love those sleeves. :)
5/31/13 12:01 PM
Barbara V said...
Your dress is so pretty and looks great on you! You really made many changes which were great improvements for a personalized style and fit. Using your Grandmother's buttons makes it very special.
5/31/13 12:26 PM
Terri A said...
Beautiful! Every last detail all the way down to the hidden badge loop is just wonderful.
5/31/13 1:08 PM
norie creates said...
Very pretty. What a great review!
5/31/13 1:25 PM
Jessica Dean said...
Love, love, love the style!!! Beautiful! :D
5/31/13 2:08 PM
liliv said...
You rocked it!!
5/31/13 4:15 PM
valerie sews said...
Beautiful retro/modern dress. You combination of invisible zipper and keyhole at the back is brilliant.
5/31/13 5:24 PM
prostheticsgirl said...
Excellent job! I love your detailed reviews because they offer so much information for new sewists about stabilizing (which patterns normally neglect). Your badge loop made me laugh out loud! I think it's a great detail and won't compromise your silk over time. The back keyhole is wonderful, and I may have to borrow it ;) I love a little back interest, even if it's just a slightly lowered or shaped neckline, and this is even better
5/31/13 9:56 PM
KensingtonCrab said...
The dress is beautiful! Love the fabric and the fit is flattering!
5/31/13 11:12 PM
arianamaniacs said...
This is so adorable! I just bought this issue today and was wondering how this dress would look. I love your version!
6/1/13 4:16 PM
pdiddly said...
great looking dress
6/1/13 5:49 PM
Sue Parrott said...
Very cute!
6/1/13 10:17 PM
annakeeton said...
Lovely dress and using one of the buttons from your grandmother's sewing room makes it more special. The pic showing the broken interfacing line at the pleats is helpful.
6/7/13 5:18 AM
ChristineX said...
Whoa, brilliant take on that dress!!!!
6/8/13 1:23 PM
Sew Whatever said...
This is awesome on you. well done for placing in the contest.
6/10/13 10:14 AM
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