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Topic: Dragon dress: Garden Part 3 PLUS TUTE! Finally.  (Read 572639 times)
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« Reply #240 on: July 12, 2009 07:48:20 AM »

That truly is amazing- the fabric, the fit- it looks great on you too!!!
Thanks for the tutorial. 
« Reply #241 on: July 16, 2009 08:11:32 AM »

This is amazing. You are so talented!
Thank you SO, SO much for the tutorial - I can't wait to try making one of these this weekend!

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« Reply #242 on: July 16, 2009 02:53:04 PM »

Wow, that fit is awesome!  You are awesome!

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« Reply #243 on: July 16, 2009 03:21:03 PM »

That's so beautiful! And congrats on the popularity-- I caught wind of this via Facebook.  Wink

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« Reply #244 on: July 17, 2009 11:09:36 AM »

Ok so I just made an account here so I could comment on this AMAZING dress! I was speechless as soon as I saw the pictures!

My mom taught me to sew on a Morse model 7200 sewing machine when I was little.  Now that I'm all grown up and starting a family of my own, I have been asking for that machine since my mom purchased a new sewing machine years ago.  Well, two weekends ago when we were visiting my parents, my mother finally handed over the Morse.  I brought it home and my husband got it oiled and regreased for me.  I finally figured out how to correctly thread it Wednesday (July 15) and it runs like a champ.  I also purchased a skirt pattern and some material last weekend.  I've got the two sides of the skirt half-way sewn up (I couldn't decide if I wanted to add pockets or not) and the zipper pinned and then I found this tut!  I was so excited about it I brought my material to work with me today so I could cut out the pieces and start pinning the darts.  I've never tried to tackle something this big before, but your tutorial is SO easy to follow!  You've really helped me push myself to learn new skills and become a better seamstress.  I hope I can make clothes for not only myself but my kids like my mom used to make for me (with prettier fabric...come on, the neon colors and geometric patterns on the fabrics from the 1990's are not my style!), and completing this project is definitely a step in that direction. 

As for the dress, my plan is to also add pockets.  I will be wearing this to my family reunion next weekend in Pennsylvania, and I will take pictures and post them here.  Thank you, really, for taking the time to post the tutorial.  You look absolutely stunning in that dress, and the fabric is gorgeous.  Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!

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« Reply #245 on: July 20, 2009 12:20:46 PM »

I am 6'1" and this is the perfect dress cut I search hours for in the store! It is really hard to find the right dress shape for me because I have a long torso and long legs and I like for hems to be at or slightly below my knee.
I just e-mailed this to my sister to see if she can do it plus I posted an ad on my local craigslist to see if there was a local seamstress that wanted to make some money making me a few dresses.

I don't know how to sew and I don't own a sewing machine so I have to recruit Smiley

I am hoping to have like 6 of these made out of all different patterns.

I love you for posting this tute  Kiss
« Reply #246 on: August 01, 2009 06:00:18 PM »

Im in love with the shape of this dress....being a tall girl myself I can understand the need to have something "tailor-made" to fit you just right!

Hooray for us tall girls!
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« Reply #247 on: August 02, 2009 07:54:20 PM »

What an amazing dress!
I see that it's been a real big hit...congratulations Grin
Oh, and did I mention that I LOVE this dress?! lol

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« Reply #248 on: August 04, 2009 01:25:30 PM »

Looks fantastic!
I'm in love with the fabric, it's very pretty.
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« Reply #249 on: August 05, 2009 05:24:56 PM »

This is just lovely and exactly the sort of thing I love to work on.

I'm back after a long hiatus. Not doing any big swaps right now but feel free to message me for small ones and supply exchanges. I have a bunch of fabric that I'd like to swap for different supplies! 

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