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Topic: Madwoman knits dress! (Witness: It was horrible!)  (Read 8243 times)
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« Reply #10 on: May 14, 2006 08:08:23 PM »

The dress is cute. You are cute. Love it!
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« Reply #11 on: May 14, 2006 09:32:12 PM »

i love the color and the pattern!
I bet it would look great with jeans.
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« Reply #12 on: May 14, 2006 10:35:07 PM »

Not to suck up, but I think it looks great on you. If you don't like it, maybe you could jazz it up a bit? If you have any more yarn (or are able to get more) I think a belt in that same "primitive non-stockinette" stitch as you call it. You could even/also sew in some beads, too. Maybe you could put the beads along the holes made by the increase and decreases, I think that would look great. Whether you decide you still don't like it or not, it's gorgeous and the color looks great on you! Good job on sticking to it and completing it, too.  Smiley

OH YES, do a belt! That'd look awesome. Maybe in a lighter shade or a bold complimentary color. And maybe even tights!

Ok, maybe not tights.

Anyway, that dress is gorgeous and I'm in awe of both your skill AND your patience.  I hope it brought luck to the exam!
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« Reply #13 on: May 15, 2006 12:00:44 AM »

I agree with everyone. You look hawt lady!

I can imagine this dress with a nice jean jacket, some dark chocolate brown leather flat heel knee high boots, and a knitted beaded belt, with dangly earrings made out of rose colored beads and chocolate brown beads...yum!

I am making myself hungry with all this talk of chocolate...

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« Reply #14 on: May 15, 2006 08:13:18 AM »

I agree with everyone. You look hawt lady!

I can imagine this dress with a nice jean jacket, some dark chocolate brown leather flat heel knee high boots, and a knitted beaded belt, with dangly earrings made out of rose colored beads and chocolate brown beads...yum!

What she said!!! It'd be perfect.
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« Reply #15 on: May 15, 2006 10:43:06 AM »

I've always been scared to knit a dress, but you've inspired me to give it a try! It looks fabulous!
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« Reply #16 on: May 15, 2006 10:49:06 AM »

wow i really like that, i would definetly wear it but dont think i have the patience to knit something that large, i have problems ifnishing sweaters,hehe.
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dvance
« Reply #17 on: May 15, 2006 02:10:58 PM »

Beautiful dress!  The only thing I can see that would improve the look is if it fit tighter.  As thin as you are you would look fabulous in a more body skimming style.  You have a great figure.  Flaunt it.

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« Reply #18 on: May 15, 2006 06:06:51 PM »

i'm actually jealous of how cute you look in a dress you made yourself.

i kind of want my own. think of it with brown boots...
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« Reply #19 on: May 15, 2006 06:24:45 PM »

I agree with the person who said you might not be used to wearing that style. This saleswoman in a store in Paris (I was an au pair) made me buy a pair of pants that were very fitted in the thigh. She wouldn't let me try on anything else and kinda forced me to buy them. I'm not a slender person, btw. Well those pants changed my life! I love that pushy lady! Smiley This dress looks really, really good on you. I agree it could be more fitted. A belt would be great. It's so mod, I'd wear it w/ apple green tights, black ballet flats and a fitted jacket. You look fantastic!
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