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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 4790 (Retro '52 Wrap Dress)

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Posted on:7/1/13 8:30 AM

Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 1 people   
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Hilary said... (7/5/13 1:39 PM) Reply
Oh, your dress is lovely!
Amanda.Claire said... (7/2/13 7:15 PM) Reply
What an awesome dress and it becomes you so well!
mnitts said... (7/2/13 3:42 PM) Reply
Another gorgeous dress! Lovely.
Ejhill said... (7/2/13 7:05 AM) Reply
The fabric is scrumptious! You said it was cotton, but it appears to have not only a sheen, but a lovely drape. Can you tell me more about it? Can we get that fabric here in the US?
Jstarr4250 said... (7/2/13 6:01 AM) Reply
Just beautiful!
dingyadi said... (7/2/13 5:56 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress and beautiful photos!
Stitching fairy said... (7/1/13 2:24 PM) Reply
You have done a wonderful job of creating such a beautiful dress, your choice of fabric is perfect, it looks perfect on you - love it!
sew2little said... (7/1/13 1:42 PM) Reply
Beautiful--and I agree that you need to change your skill level! Great job!
caper81 said... (7/1/13 12:14 PM) Reply
What a beautiful dress! I've been eyeing this pattern and your version makes me want it that much more! Great idea putting in a pocket (so practical! :) I like your fabric choice, and yes the background is quite spectacular indeed!
carolynw said... (7/1/13 11:38 AM) Reply
Beautiful dress - fabric choices make it extra special
Texahoma said... (7/1/13 10:46 AM) Reply
I have fallen In love with your dress. I have considered this pattern but never purchased it, I am going to go buy it. Lovely dress and the pictures on your blog are gorgeous.
renren said... (7/1/13 9:44 AM) Reply
Love your beautiful dress! (And I can imagine Don Quixote tilting at that fabulous windmill in the background.)
Morisot said... (7/1/13 9:12 AM) Reply
Your dress is so pretty. Perfect fabric choices. And the setting is quite spectacular too!
ArtAttack said... (7/1/13 9:11 AM) Reply
All those in favor of Merche elevating her sewing skills above Advanced Beginner say "Aye"! This is too cute!
wingamajig said... (7/1/13 8:55 AM) Reply
I love this classic dress. You did a great job - it fits you well, and the color suits you!
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