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Wow! I'm sure she really likes it! I love it!

This is a truly amazing piece Joanne! Is she playing the role of a fairytale princess?

Holly Smith

Oh my...breath-takingly beautiful!

Holly Smith

Let me try again (my comments have not been going through lately):

Oh my....breath-takingly beautiful!!


No way. Can you please me my mom?!


That's great!! Well done!

Ann at mommysecrets

It's absolutely beautiful - what a lovely gift! You should be proud. :)


You made that? You are so super duper cool!
Also can you teach me to knit?
Can I watch the Disney channel with you guys?
Can I just move in? :-)

Holly B.



Beautiful... I bet she loves it!


Oh please Joanne...if I ever have a baby girl by God's grace then will you be her God Mother..:))

Ruth Stone's daughter Stephanie

My mother thinks the dress is gorgeous! I am amazed that you have the time to do it. I don't know what I do with my time, but I feel quite inadequate . . . Thanks for sharing your website with the world. It is quite informative and incredibly creative.


GORGEOUS. If I made my Emma a dress like that... she'd never take it off. You're amazing!

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