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I love the color mustard for Fall attire. I especially loved this vintage Simplicity pattern, with the Peter Pan collar, I found in my stash. Put the two together and you get 'Flo'. That's what my hubs called me when I finished the dress and put it on. He said I looked like a waitress named Flo. This negative remark has stuck in my head all week. I just can't shake it. I don't know if I can wear this dress again. Maybe in a more monotone color just to avoid the peanut gallery. Hopefully my husband will learn to keep the jokes to himself next time I ask "How do I look?"

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Albums: Just Call Me Flo
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Comment by Bethany Pearson on September 26, 2011 at 9:43am
The encouragement is so overwhelming! Thank you all ladies. I'll shove these compliments in the hubs face for sure! Glad to hear I am not the only one with a husband issue.
Comment by Cation Designs on September 27, 2011 at 12:28am
Isn't it ridiculous how the things that husbands say stick in one's head? Well, I love the combination of this collar and color. It looks beautiful!
Comment by Kazz on September 27, 2011 at 2:19am
Wow fab dress and colour you look more like a Bethany than a Flo. :P
Comment by lavender m. on September 27, 2011 at 7:37am
I agree with Trish, more Twiggy than anything.  And actually, I kind dig a Flo the Waitress inspired look (I have a pinstriped Dickies dress that is exactly that).  PS - my mom's name is Florence (Flossie), and she dies a little inside when the newly introduced insist on calling her Flo :)
Comment by lavender m. on September 27, 2011 at 7:37am
PPS - love the thread organizer/wall art :)
Comment by Lindsay Rendall on September 27, 2011 at 3:12pm
I think it looks really cute!
Comment by Barbara Carlon on October 1, 2011 at 2:51pm
I think it looks great! What pattern was that? I love that vintage look.
Comment by Janene Spencer on November 13, 2011 at 4:36pm

Just imagine what we would all look like if we listened to our husbands! This dress is fabulous and should be worn at every available opportunity!

Comment by Teresa Attwater on November 13, 2011 at 4:55pm

I love the colour you've chosen and the collar makes the dress look so fresh ! :0)

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