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« Reply #10 on: July 18, 2010 11:22:58 AM »

You did a beautiful job.  I have seen the original in the book that you spoke of.  A great job of copying the pattern.
Those dresses were not made to be comfortable. Ladies of that era were made to stand straight and tall , so that they could attract a very eligible young man. Standing in the only position you can gives one a correct posture with the essentials thrust to the front and in full view for the attraction.

I love seeing this and your explanation was great...
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« Reply #11 on: July 21, 2010 11:37:23 AM »

Beautiful! Looks very well made & authentic!
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« Reply #12 on: July 22, 2010 03:33:27 AM »

I love clothing from other periods, and this is no exception! Its a beautiful little dress which looks and sounds like a lot of work has went into making.
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I love the dress.. Very pretty and fitting.. Smiley
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