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Posted on:6/2/13 2:01 PM
Last Updated:6/2/13 2:08 PM

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 7 people   
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GoodbyeValntino said... (6/5/13 6:45 AM) Reply
Very retro and very cool. You'll have fun wearing this outfit :)
Karen Carr said... (6/5/13 6:16 AM) Reply
I love your outfit! I have also made the pants and found exactly the same problem - I took at least 2 inches from crotch area and tapered the legs massively. I'm just making the top and hope it turns out as well as yours. Gorgeous look!
carolynw said... (6/3/13 6:44 PM) Reply
Beautiful - fabric looks lovely and so do you in this outfit
grays08 said... (6/3/13 1:39 PM) Reply
Love the brocade with this and very much appreciate you showing the bagginess in the chest before your changes. What the heck are they thinking, does anyone want that? Ha! You are brave for tackling the pants as well - I figured those were wadders as I just have bad luck with the Big 4 on pants. Great job and wonderful review!
cleverkitty said... (6/3/13 10:03 AM) Reply
Super look on you!!! That steamer reminds me of the days of doing drapery's I never thought of using it for clothes. Thanks for all the helpful ideas :)
PattyE said... (6/3/13 9:02 AM) Reply
It's on my list too...I love your version...lovely!
CissieW said... (6/3/13 8:23 AM) Reply
Great version of this -- especially the fabric! Thanks for the tip on the pants -- I think I'll just toss those pieces of the pattern!
liliv said... (6/3/13 6:59 AM) Reply
I' m so jealous of your ensemble!! I just adore this type of 60's outfits! Terribly cute!!
wildberrymom said... (6/3/13 1:41 AM) Reply
I have this pattern ready to go in the next week or so; I appreciate your comments on the fit. You are the second person who has mentioned the pants. It turned into a stunning outfit for you!
Amanda.Claire said... (6/2/13 10:24 PM) Reply
Looove this! What great tips about the collar too! I'll have to show my DD. She is so into vintage these days.
imsewcrazy said... (6/2/13 6:09 PM) Reply
This looks wonderful on you! I love the 60's style as well. I like your new renovated blog.
SewWil said... (6/2/13 5:50 PM) Reply
I like this a lot! Looks great on you.
Sue Parrott said... (6/2/13 5:34 PM) Reply
So cute on you! I love it!
Nancy K said... (6/2/13 5:34 PM) Reply
Very nice! Thanks for the helpful review. It's on my sewing list and I always have to take in the shoulders to fit my narrow shoulders, I will keep in mind a broad shouldered woman thought they are too wide!
Merche said... (6/2/13 5:24 PM) Reply
Jstarr4250 said... (6/2/13 4:06 PM) Reply
Does Laura Petrie know you were in her closet??!! Love, love the brocade. Great fitting tips, too. PS- love the new look of your blog.
caper81 said... (6/2/13 2:36 PM) Reply
Nice retro style outfit! I agree, very classy :)
HRigg said... (6/2/13 2:09 PM) Reply
This is a really classy look! Interesting fabric. You have done a great job on the modifications.
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