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Posted on:1/21/14 5:52 AM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized Regular Petite 

Colette Patterns: 1026 by lalalauren  Colette Patterns: 1026 by lalalauren  
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 5 people   
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Cikka said... (4/9/14 1:56 PM) Reply
Lovely. Colour, collar, everything. And it's a perfect fit.
gonetroppo said... (1/27/14 0:10 AM) Reply
I'm making a deer and doe datura with this fabric at the moment (also scored at 40% off post xmas!) - I love what you did with yours ;o)
Howderj said... (1/24/14 8:56 PM) Reply
I love this!
sewingcanary said... (1/22/14 7:56 PM) Reply
PS. Was in a rushÖ Re buttonholes. Getting the bust one is critical, as youíve learned. I never fully rely on my buttonholer to make a perfect buttonhole. There are so many variables such as type of fabric, shape and thickness of buttons, interfacings, thread, stitch length. I always make a sample one using the same fabric and number of layers. Once I get it right, the next work fine. Perhaps they make a magic buttonholer now, but mine have never been good without making samples first.
sewingcanary said... (1/22/14 7:48 PM) Reply
Collette patterns are showing some great results here. It goes to show what fabric and color can do. If this is your first semi or half circle skirt, Iíll warn you - You will LOVE it. They are so flippy, fun and flattering, yet they donít get in the way of whatever youíre doing like gathered or full circle skirts do. Canít wait to see your next one.
lalalauren said... (1/22/14 7:32 PM) Reply
You are all too kind - thank you so much!
becca a said... (1/22/14 7:27 PM) Reply
You achieved excellent fit with this dress and the fabric is a fantastic color!
Melwyk said... (1/21/14 8:51 PM) Reply
I agree, this is a really lovely Hawthorne. The contrast collar is very nice, it gives this a fresh look that is very flattering!
Deepika said... (1/21/14 3:26 PM) Reply
Your dress is gorgeous. I love the contrast collar.
michellep74 said... (1/21/14 12:53 PM) Reply
Very pretty dress, and the fit on you is amazing. You're right--horizontal buttonholes do help with the pulling when you're full-busted.
Nenewhis said... (1/21/14 12:21 PM) Reply
Such a cute dress, I love the fabric selection and pattern mash up! Good job!
dulcinha said... (1/21/14 12:13 PM) Reply
Beautifully done! Great fabric choice, and a really nice job of fitting/finishing.
nothy lane said... (1/21/14 10:17 AM) Reply
This is the neicest version of the Hawthorne I've seen! Bravo!
Nancy1955 said... (1/21/14 7:44 AM) Reply
I would have never thought about purchasing the Hawthorne, but your version looks so beautiful that I might need to consider the pattern. Your fit is spot-on and I love the color of that fabric.
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