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Posted on:7/3/13 3:03 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 17 people   
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FARQUHAR said... (3/16/15 10:54 AM) Reply
This turned out very nice! Great job!
maryfrana said... (8/12/14 1:36 PM) Reply
I'm working on this "easy" pattern right now. Yowza! Lots of steps, lots of details but I want the keyhole look and I hope it comes out as well as yours. I am doing it in red linen and lining it. Dreading the little pleats in the front....
Heatherrique said... (7/6/13 12:12 PM) Reply
Thank you ladies! To imsewcrazy, due to using a knit, there is enough "stretch" for the dress to pull over my head, otherwise, a woven would require a zipper. :-)
imsewcrazy said... (7/5/13 4:46 PM) Reply
Love this dress! The fabric is beautiful! It looks great on you. Is the dress easy to get on and off without a zipper? The neckline does not seem to be that roomy.
ryan's mom said... (7/4/13 5:17 PM) Reply
Great dress! Love how you utilized the print with this style too.
carolynw said... (7/4/13 11:52 AM) Reply
As always a great looking outfit and I give you 100% ++ for staying through all these 49 steps but it sure did pay off, Very helpful review
SewWil said... (7/4/13 11:42 AM) Reply
Your efforts paid off. Your dress is beautiful and looks great on you. Love your choice of fabric.
Barbara V said... (7/4/13 10:46 AM) Reply
Well, what a very pretty dress on you. I am amazed at the number of steps and details required for this pattern. You however, took them in stride and turned out a most lovely dress that looks fabulous on you!
Christas said... (7/4/13 10:43 AM) Reply
Instructions with 49 steps are not an "easy" pattern rating! Goodness! Even with the construction issues, your perseverance paid off, and you ended up with a very pretty and figure flattering dress!
becca a said... (7/4/13 9:50 AM) Reply
This may have been more work than you anticipated, but your dress is lovely and very flattering.
sewing addict said... (7/4/13 7:58 AM) Reply
I love your dress and your great review. Your twist looks a lot better than the one in the illustration.
sandramary said... (7/4/13 7:44 AM) Reply
I love your fabric choice for this dress, and using a knit sounds perfect for this pattern.
Sigrid. said... (7/4/13 5:55 AM) Reply
Wonderful dress on you, I like the twist. I can totally see this is not an 'easy' project.
cmcarr said... (7/3/13 10:40 PM) Reply
Annette1 said... (7/3/13 9:57 PM) Reply
49 STEPS??? My gosh, that's not what I'd call "easy" either. This dress has so many wonderful details, though, your perseverance really paid off. I LOVE that twist at the front. You look SO pretty in this! :o)
BeaJay said... (7/3/13 9:56 PM) Reply
Lovely - looks great - love the style.
cleverkitty said... (7/3/13 8:02 PM) Reply
yes I agree this was labor intensive thanks but I adore the way it turned out, those pleat marking on that knit HAD to be difficult Great choice on fabric love love houndstooth :)
SewLibra said... (7/3/13 6:45 PM) Reply
Thanks for the review. Sounds like you had your share of issues, but it turned out great! Love the fabric and it fits you very well.
grays08 said... (7/3/13 6:06 PM) Reply
Wow, love the dress and loved reading through your review. Sounds like a lot of work even with a knit and yeah you wouldn't expect that so it had to be frustrating! What a cute dress, thanks for calling this pattern to my attention. = )
ArtAttack said... (7/3/13 5:21 PM) Reply
Great version of this. Good idea to use a knit. I really like the look of the houndstooth. This was about to be at the top of my queue but I know it will be time intensive...thanks for the great review!
liliv said... (7/3/13 5:17 PM) Reply
Very nice design and the houndstooth makes it even more eye catching and unique!
sunnysewer said... (7/3/13 4:36 PM) Reply
great review, came out very well on you. thanks for the info
Mufffet said... (7/3/13 4:09 PM) Reply
ANother nice dressy dress. Yes, Vogue is a bit free with the Easy appellation. ;)
crazygrad said... (7/3/13 3:13 PM) Reply
Woohoo! Queen of the keyhole strikes another gorgeous dress!
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