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Reviewed by:drsue

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Posted on:4/17/05 4:18 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people    Very Helpful by 7 people   
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Jennie Pakula said... (4/18/05 5:53 PM) Reply
Lovely, elegant dress - a beautiful job, which must be very gratifying after such a painful sewing experience!
SueV said... (4/18/05 12:01 PM) Reply
Love it! And I bet it looks great on!
drsue said... (4/18/05 11:24 AM) Reply
Thank you for all the nice comments! Two positives I should mention about this dress: it is very comfortable and the shoulder strap placement makes it very bra-friendly.
MaryBeth said... (4/18/05 11:05 AM) Reply
Bet that's a darling outfit on you! Have fun.
Hilary said... (4/18/05 10:25 AM) Reply
This turned out beautifully, despite the pain in the neck-itus! The color is great ( I love turquoise!) and the wrap is the perfect touch.
AnneM said... (4/18/05 10:01 AM) Reply
Very nice. I like the contrasting godets, particularly with that wrap - what a great outfit. Neat effect with the varying length godets.
Gigi Louis said... (4/18/05 8:45 AM) Reply
Your dress really turned out great! You will love wearing it!
Lisette said... (4/18/05 8:05 AM) Reply
Enjoyed reading your review. It is a beautiful dress.
MickeyFan said... (4/18/05 7:45 AM) Reply
Such a pretty dress and a great review. I love the color and the contrasting godets.
JDpenelope said... (4/18/05 6:04 AM) Reply
The sewing may have been cursed, but the final result is blessed! The outfit came together beautifully in the end.
Katharine in BXL said... (4/18/05 1:23 AM) Reply
What a stunning dress, and a beautiful match with your wrap. Too bad it generated so much bad karma, because it is so pretty and you've already fitted it--could be cute in a future version!
LBJ said... (4/17/05 11:26 PM) Reply
Everyday Sewist said... (4/17/05 8:38 PM) Reply
Pretty dress! I like the color. Your review is very helpful.
Schnauzer said... (4/17/05 8:28 PM) Reply
Beautiful dress drsue and such a pretty color.
Danvillegirl said... (4/17/05 7:08 PM) Reply
Lovely dress. Your wrap and the contrasting godets look like they were meant to be.
CarolynGM said... (4/17/05 6:53 PM) Reply
Drsue, your dress is a knockout! The process does sound cursed though -- anything that could go wrong apparently did. I admire your patience in sticking to it.
KarmenG said... (4/17/05 6:28 PM) Reply
Drsue the dress is wonderful. I also like the contrasting godets. You certainly had a challenge and are a better sewist for it! We've all be there and it's not fun. I enjoyed your review - thanks for all the detail.
jlg said... (4/17/05 6:16 PM) Reply
This just lovely. I bet you'll feel elegant and beautiful wearing it. The contrasting godets look great.
bunz said... (4/17/05 5:12 PM) Reply
Good thought on sewing the CB seam last. Thanks for emphasizing this. Glad it turned out so well after all the difficulties.
cindyann said... (4/17/05 5:11 PM) Reply
What a lovely dress. I had to laugh at "I realized I had picked part of the dress skirt onto the zipper on one stitch". Something I would do. :) Sounds like this was a sewing challenge, but glad the results were so great. I've had my own sewing challenge this weekend, so I understand. Your wrap is perfect with this dress.
CatherineN said... (4/17/05 5:08 PM) Reply
Wonderful dress and wrap!
BjP said... (4/17/05 5:04 PM) Reply
Beautiful! Thanks for the in-depth review of a lovely dress!
Mary Stiefer said... (4/17/05 4:48 PM) Reply
What a beautiful combination. This looks gorgeous.
Elona said... (4/17/05 4:36 PM) Reply
How pretty, drsue! Love the wrap!
els said... (4/17/05 4:26 PM) Reply
Your evening dress turned out beautiful, despite all the troubles you had with this pattern.I love the godets with the contrasting color, your rtw wrap matches perfect.Thanks for the great review.
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