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Posted on:6/13/13 11:03 PM


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wildberrymom said...
Beautiful dress! Thanks for the thorough review too.
6/14/13 1:08 AM
Jrhee said...
Very nice!
6/14/13 9:58 AM
Re Becca said...
You did a great job with the fit of this. I complete agree about patterns and their ease problems, there is no reason to have 2-4" of ease in a knit pattern. Fit is very important to making this style work, and you sure did a great job with this dress.
6/14/13 10:47 AM
slmstyle said...
Great dress! Thanks for the heads up on the ease-I hate that there is always far too much ease added in. The big 4 needs to change that going forward. It would make sewing life so much better if they did!
6/14/13 12:19 PM
Levone said...
Great looking dress and awesome review! I wish I had read this last night as I cut out the size 14 pattern because I was scared of negative ease, lol, thinking it would be too tight. My bust measurements are similiar to yours so maybe I willl trim down the pattern measurements before cutting out my fabric. Thanks for the tips!
6/14/13 1:19 PM
trinicity said...
Great review and great print.
6/14/13 3:55 PM
marec said...
This is a gorgeous maxi dress, and I appreciate the level of detail in the review. Nice job on both counts! ;-)
6/14/13 8:51 PM
waltzqueen said...
Lovely dress and thanks for all the watch-outs!!
6/20/13 12:13 PM
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