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« Reply #30 on: December 06, 2007 09:41:16 AM »

wow that's just awesome!

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« Reply #31 on: December 06, 2007 09:53:54 AM »

Wonderful ! I can't realize you did such an original outfit out of this really ugly suit ! That rocks ! Great great work !

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« Reply #32 on: December 06, 2007 10:08:50 AM »

Wow, that's amazing. Fantastic Job!!
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« Reply #33 on: December 06, 2007 10:19:25 AM »

This is fantastic-- you have amazing skills. And it looks so good on you! Great job.
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« Reply #34 on: December 06, 2007 10:26:03 AM »

ruffle suit ftw! <3
This is really beyond adorable! I'm happy it came out so cute for you! : D (that was an oddly constructed sentence... >.> )

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« Reply #35 on: December 06, 2007 10:48:30 AM »

Wow!  You are totally working those ruffles, girl!  Smiley
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In the Before pics, you are camera-shy then AFTER you are striking America's Next Top Model poses wearing your hot new outfit.  Smiley
I love it.  Classic example of fun and sexy clothes giving a girl confidence.

I adore your fun sense of style. And the end results shows A LOT of work that an amateur wouldn't be able to pull off.  The cut and fit are very flattering, especially the waist gathers right at the bottom row of buttons. 

I would make one teeny tiny change.  In the first pic, the armholes from the front appear maybe an inch to an inch and a half too broad. It isn't that obvious, since your hands are on your hips, I just mean that they could be cut a little bit narrower behind the lapel and you would get a smoother fit when you drop your arms.  I have modified a few things from the potato-sack look you started with to more fitted, and the cut of the armhole has a big impact on how your girls up front look.  I only mention this, because you obviously 1)have superior sewing skills, 2) know what looks good on you, and 3) attention to detail.  You have a curvy but petite frame that most women would kill for.  Make the most of it!  and Good luck in the challenge!

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« Reply #36 on: December 06, 2007 10:49:47 AM »

this one is my FAVOURITE.
you've got my vote!

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« Reply #37 on: December 06, 2007 10:54:09 AM »

Wow! You totally transformed that suit. you have such vision and talent. Who knew that that great suit was in that plain jane suit you bought, and at such a great price! Amazing!

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« Reply #38 on: December 06, 2007 11:28:54 AM »

omgosh that suit is HOT


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« Reply #39 on: December 06, 2007 11:45:48 AM »

Oh my, this is unbelievably adorable! Fantastic work!

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