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Reviewed by:buckarina
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Posted on:10/21/13 1:09 PM
Last Updated:2/7/14 10:28 AM
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carolynw said... (2/7/14 11:31 AM) Reply
Two really nice dresses- great work!
MrsCharisma said... (2/6/14 2:12 PM) Reply
Well done!
sewtime said... (2/5/14 4:20 PM) Reply
Very pretty dress!
Quickie said... (2/5/14 2:46 PM) Reply
lovely splash of colour
SewWil said... (2/5/14 2:08 PM) Reply
Very pretty dress!
huberhouse1886 said... (2/5/14 10:45 AM) Reply
Thanks so much for your quick answer. I'm sewing today. My fullness is not between the notches, but between the armhole and the 1st notch on the front. I am just going to ignore the notches, because I ckd the pattern and there was the same discrepancy. Hope mine turns out as good as your 2 did. Looks Great!
buckarina said... (2/5/14 9:55 AM) Reply
huberhouse1886: As I recall, I did match the 2 notches that are marked on the pattern. Just had a lot of stretching in between. But knits are so forgiving, it all worked out. I've since made this dress for my daughter in a grey ponte knit, and my 2nd pass on this dress came out nicely. Just added a photo of her dress above.
huberhouse1886 said... (2/4/14 11:27 PM) Reply
You said you had to stretch the side front panel to match the front. Did the diamond marks match? Mine do not and to make everything fit, I will have to totally ignore those little match marks.
Sonia D. said... (10/28/13 12:38 PM) Reply
Buckarina, had to see the posting! Could not wait. My name is in honor of Sonia Delaunay and her poem dresses. The longer sleeves are simply a better proportion for the pattern in mi opinion
Danmar said... (10/23/13 12:12 PM) Reply
I love your fabric and dress. Glad you called my attention to this pattern!
lynne1nor said... (10/22/13 2:02 PM) Reply
Love the color and the long sleeves. Now I've added this pattern to my must-try list!
HeyJane said... (10/22/13 10:24 AM) Reply
I love your dress! Especially the longer sleeves, very elegant style.
Re Becca said... (10/21/13 10:45 PM) Reply
Very pretty. I agree that you could probably go down a size. I agree that its much prettier than the envelop, great color. Like the length.
Dynamo said... (10/21/13 3:57 PM) Reply
This is so much nicer than the pattern envelope. You made great changes. Love the brilliant blue also!
MNBarb said... (10/21/13 1:14 PM) Reply
Nice dress with a very flattering fit!
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