> Hi everyone! Thanks for all your help with my questions. Having
> since read all about the horrors :) of the simplicity pattern, I've
> decided to order Margo Anderson's patterns instead of doing all that
> work for myself. What can I say? I'm lazy that way. However, I'm
> keeping all the notes I've seen here on the dress for my research
> binders, and also in case someone I know decides to take a stab at it.
> I'm still a ways off from starting the dress, but I'll post pictures
> when it's done.
> Thanks again,
Yay! Another conv - erm, you'll be so much happier with these patterns.
I've used mine over and over, more than justifying any pattern I ever
got from the Big Three, any of which I've used only once (if at all -
I've got some modern patterns, luckily at 99 cents each, that I have
never used). If your sewing skills are up to the SiL gown, you'll be
quite fine. Margo's directions are clear, illustrated, and there's the
listserv, too, with many helpful folks. It's a Yahoo!group by the name
of margospatterns. You'll also want to subscribe to
margospatterns-pictures - that's the list we use for the overflow files
and pictures of garb that folks like to post.