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Simplicity 2258
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Pattern Reviews> Colette Patterns> 1004 (Eclair)

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Reviewed by:tanyamaile
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Posted on:7/1/13 3:18 PM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized 

Review Rating: by 1 people    Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 6 people   
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tanyamaile said... (7/9/13 8:33 PM) Reply
Thanks, everyone! I was thinking about adding straps and may do so. It depends how it feels when I wear it again now that I've washed it.
nothy lane said... (7/2/13 9:39 AM) Reply
Oh I like the colour on you! What a fabulous dress! Bravo
liliv said... (7/1/13 4:54 PM) Reply
Fantastic dress!! You look so pretty and the color is so sweet!
HRigg said... (7/1/13 4:54 PM) Reply
Nice. Lovely colour for a sun dress
MKLittle said... (7/1/13 4:18 PM) Reply
wow! very nice job! I love how you chose this green color, made me want to check out this pattern from Colette. Great review too, thanks!
Sew Whatever said... (7/1/13 4:09 PM) Reply
It looks like a summery dress! Do you think you'd feel less worried about pulling it up if you added straps at this point?
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