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Posted on:12/27/13 10:06 AM
Butterick: 5986 by vernyce 
Review Rating: Helpful by 5 people    Needs More Info by 1 people    Very Helpful by 6 people   
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thornberry said... (5/11/14 4:03 AM) Reply
It does look fantastic! I'm dying to know - WHERE did you shorten it? I'm short too, and have been staring at the pattern pieces scratching my head trying to figure out if/where I can take a big fold through the pattern to make it shorter.
DorothyK said... (1/15/14 11:28 AM) Reply
Love the dress. Great idea to use a border print. Thanks for the tips.
sew2little said... (1/14/14 3:23 PM) Reply
GREAT fabric choice for this dress!
Margaret said... (1/5/14 12:25 PM) Reply
Wonderful dress! I am really impressed by your print placement given how strange the pattern pieces sound!
lyndle said... (1/4/14 11:09 PM) Reply
I love your version of this. How clever to think of using a border print and then to make it work even in this confusing pattern. Lovely result, congratultions!
vernyce said... (1/3/14 1:14 PM) Reply
YOU ALL ARE SO KIND! this is my first submission to a contest and i so appreciate the strokes i'm feeling. yes, i do think i'll make this dress again, esp. if i find a fetching border print in my travels. makes for some challenges, but what an outcome. i'mma do it to death!
mangoflavor said... (1/3/14 0:38 AM) Reply
Great look on you!
kushami said... (1/2/14 7:04 PM) Reply
The print placement is great! Your version looks so much nicer than the boring blue of the pattern photo. Love it :-)
arianamaniacs said... (1/1/14 6:15 PM) Reply
This is outstanding! You chose the perfect print for this, you look fabulous!
Aroura said... (1/1/14 3:31 AM) Reply
Looks fantastic, even if the skill level was mislabeled. :)
AllNewtoMe said... (12/29/13 12:26 PM) Reply
I agree with SewLibra! Your version is much better than the envelope's!
SewLibra said... (12/28/13 8:49 PM) Reply
Very eye catching dress and fabric. Looks much better than the envelope version!
GermanKleinigkeit said... (12/28/13 2:32 PM) Reply
You look wonderful in this dress, are you planning to make more? I suppose it's very comfortable and still looks so good, not so often these two points come together really. And thanks for the tip with the loops for the hanger, you are so right.
ASiverson said... (12/28/13 9:33 AM) Reply
Love how the dress came out and the fabric is lovely!
Danvillegirl said... (12/28/13 9:26 AM) Reply
I really like your dress. Great use of the fabric and glad you made it through the process of sewing this.
Bobbi B said... (12/27/13 7:12 PM) Reply
When I first saw the dress did not realize that it was This pattern. Thanks for the warning. It does look nice on you and I agree that your print was thoughtfully placed. Well done.
Quickie said... (12/27/13 4:08 PM) Reply
Very lovely fabric and interesting pattern Well done
Kayseri said... (12/27/13 4:00 PM) Reply
I agree with bconky - your great layout choice make an interesting dress amazing.
bconky said... (12/27/13 1:14 PM) Reply
I love the way you layed out the print. Dress looks wonderful.
DesertMorning said... (12/27/13 12:05 PM) Reply
The dress looks wonderful on you. I'm very intrigued by this pattern.
MrsCharisma said... (12/27/13 10:38 AM) Reply
An "easy or average" rating based on number of pattern pieces is crazy. You have a pretty dress with beautiful fabric. Even if it did try to drive you mad :)
 
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