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    Oct 18, 2010, 08.34 PMby Laura Bolčina

    I would definitely choose the Tikva trench.

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    Oct 14, 2010, 03.57 PMby nettevivante

    I would go for Kristen #6046! I can imagine it being very classy in black wool in combination with cream white laces.

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    Oct 14, 2010, 03.20 AMby omatic

    I use the lydia as a block for a lot of knitwear. I’d do a few knit dresses and a flowy cardigan based on the lydia pattern.

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    Oct 14, 2010, 12.49 AMby carottesauvage

    Hello David!!! Yes I would try to make own pattern before aspiring to the ‘fashion designer’ denomination. So far I have been toying about with the Marilyn pattern. XX

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    Oct 12, 2010, 11.43 PMby cantare

    The girl’s shift dress #148 because children’s wear is where it’s at! Completely versatile, full of design opps, and adorable.

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    Oct 12, 2010, 07.46 PMby tommie

    MadisonAF23! Classy with a modern twist. There is so much you could do with that look to create a complete line.

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    Oct 12, 2010, 03.44 PMby bitterbunny

    I would have to go with the anda dress as well…so simple, yet versatile and looks SO cute!

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    Oct 12, 2010, 02.11 AMby ggexpansive

    i think the anda is the perfect start to my own fashion line xoxo all :)

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    Oct 12, 2010, 02.11 AMby ggexpansive

    i think the anda is the perfect start to my own fashion line xoxo all :)

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    Oct 9, 2010, 10.05 PMby jesster348

    The Sybille Dress!

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    Oct 9, 2010, 08.56 PMby mlssfshn

    Why the Malissa of course=)

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    Oct 9, 2010, 07.38 PMby yanavadim

    Tiered Maxi Dress #113!!!

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    Oct 9, 2010, 05.34 PMby chinchillakwak

    I would start my line up with the Paolo Plus dress. I’m imagining it with a white collar, blue body, and gold buttons.

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    Oct 8, 2010, 06.34 PMby beckabooboutique

    The alison bathing suit- would make a fantastic starting point for undies!

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    Oct 8, 2010, 02.00 PMby wzrdreams

    The Malissa Dress for sure. It’s so versatile and easy to modify.

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    Oct 8, 2010, 01.18 PMby stephiaffi

    I think I’d use the Ute blouses! I made two of them for myself and love them. A very cute and versatile pattern.

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    Oct 8, 2010, 12.51 AMby toystory

    Front scarf dress #117 ~

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    Oct 7, 2010, 11.13 PMby sew-rabbit

    The ruby shorts! Millions of possibilitys!

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    Oct 7, 2010, 10.13 PMby Elizabeth Carmen

    I’d start off with the Helena Skirt and keep it ladylike!

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    Oct 7, 2010, 07.28 PMby superdumb

    I’d love to make the Larissa jacket (#6032) in a crazy vintage fabric.

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    Oct 7, 2010, 03.50 PMby Lisa Grassetti

    I like cute tops :) Alexander Blouse #6062 Also follow on twitter @ladylisa1

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    Oct 7, 2010, 03.13 PMby imaginarygirl

    Without a doubt, the 50’s petticoat. Love it!

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    Oct 7, 2010, 03.03 PMby beesknees7

    Definitely the 50s petticoat. IA w/the previous commenter about it setting a great retro tone as the base of a collection. You could build so much around that one item.

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    Oct 7, 2010, 02.42 PMby danielledonohue

    I would go with the coat with belt #136. Very elegant

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    Oct 7, 2010, 02.24 PMby k39c

    Short skirts are the best. K.C.
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    Oct 7, 2010, 01.26 PMby madamerkf

    It would be the fifties style petticoat. I would design a whole collection of complimentary items to go with it because it definitely sets its own tone and I love the softness of it all

    madamerkf at aol dot com

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    Oct 7, 2010, 01.40 AMby suz123

    It would have to be MadisonAF23 #6052 – I love the neckline.

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    Oct 7, 2010, 01.04 AMby Renee Tovbin

    hmmm… Puff skirt #138, so fun!

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    Oct 7, 2010, 12.33 AMby balduffington

    I think it’s Anda for me…thanks!

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    Oct 6, 2010, 09.13 PMby pebbl1985

    To many to choose from! O.A.K by Sara Juliet is beautiful

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