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Posted on:10/8/13 10:57 PM

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waltzqueen said...
Lovely dress! I really have to make up this pattern, hoping it comes out as well as yours did!
11/7/13 11:10 AM
canei said...
Very nice. I have this in my hoard. Love the fabric!
10/10/13 8:48 AM
Shira Jacobson said...
Thanks for the kind comments and tips, guys!
10/10/13 8:28 AM
beanchor said...
Great dress awesome border print!
10/9/13 6:16 PM
carolynw said...
Beautiful dress - the fabric makes it a definite eye catcher
10/9/13 4:30 PM
SewWil said...
Beautiful dress! Great use of a border print.
10/9/13 4:04 PM
valerie sews said...
Nice dress. I find clear elastic too hard to use and too bulky. Use lingerie elastic instead or lightweight fold over elastic cut in half lengthways. Cut it 2" shorter than the length of the neckline. Works a treat.
10/9/13 3:33 PM
lakaribane said...
You need a prize for the border print placement. Great dress!
10/9/13 1:11 PM
MNBarb said...
Perfect pattern for your beautiful fabric!
10/9/13 12:35 PM
Quickie said...
I love your dress . The fabric is gorgeous. For the use of clear elasticiteit as follows : The seam should be as wide as your elastic. Measure the seam you want to elastice. Take 10 % off. Pin it on the wroNg Side of the fabric and sew it on place with a zigzag . Turn to the wrong Side and sew again with a zigzag. Exercise this first on scrips. the idea is that it Endstra to be a firm edge and that there be (almost) no gathers
10/9/13 11:47 AM
mnitts said...
Great job and lovely fabric.
10/9/13 11:15 AM
JTink said...
What a lovely dress. You did a grand job with the print.
10/9/13 9:50 AM
ArtAttack said...
This looks great on you...super cute fabric. I'm not a fan of clear elastic, it's so stiff.
10/9/13 9:41 AM
PammyC said...
Cute--and I love the border print
10/9/13 8:51 AM
PammyC said...
Cute--and I love the border print
10/9/13 8:51 AM
DianeLL said...
Great design.
10/9/13 6:51 AM
Danvillegirl said...
Great use of the fabric. Very nice!
10/9/13 5:11 AM
BeaJay said...
Love that dress. Fabric is gorgeous too. Clear elastic - don't stretch it too much - just hold firm.
10/9/13 3:43 AM
wexford said...
That dress is fabulous - great print and fit!
10/9/13 1:12 AM
Jstarr4250 said...
What a beautiful wrap dress. I love the fabric and the way you used the border print.
10/8/13 11:10 PM
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