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Topic: Maxi Dress for Summer (now with mini tutorial on pg 2)  (Read 19718 times)
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« Reply #20 on: May 29, 2008 05:56:02 AM »

This is lovely! I was lookin to try my hand at some maxi dresses and you make it look so easy. Is it a pull over or did you install a zipper?

It's a pullover because I have an aesthetic aversion to center back seams. The jersey has just enough stretch to make it possible.
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« Reply #21 on: May 29, 2008 06:31:41 AM »

GORGEOUS!!!  *snarls jealously*  Oooo, I would so wear that!

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« Reply #22 on: August 01, 2008 10:48:00 PM »

!!!!! ok, excitement expressed. i don't usually like maxi dresses, ok i like them but i feel sort of like a sawed off log in them. this though. !!!! more excitement. yours is lovely, and you give me hope that i could wear them! it reminds me of a 1910ish tea gown instruction thingamig i was looking at online awhile ago. yours is elegant like that but wearable without seeming costumey. playing dress up can be fun but.. oh. yeay for wearable and elegant and not getting owned by the dress. i babble. it's just so pretty though. thank you for sharing and making a tutorial:D

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« Reply #23 on: August 02, 2008 06:17:07 AM »

Like everyone's been saying, this looks beautiful on you! I love the fabric you used.
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