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calista
« Reply #10 on: June 25, 2006 01:02:03 PM »

wow! thanks guys for your nice comments.
I actually majored apparel design for my master's degree..but I mostly studied the basic patternmaking by myself when I was in undergrad majoring computer science. Grin You can learn how to make patterns through any book about basic pattern making principles. Usually new books about patternmaking are very expensive. But you don't have to buy a new one. I studied basics with an old book published in 80's. Wink


And yes, dolphin24212..Beading took as much time as making the dress! But I think it was worth spending that much time..
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« Reply #11 on: June 25, 2006 01:36:14 PM »

  Shocked wow... i dont have much more to say than that.
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« Reply #12 on: June 25, 2006 01:40:31 PM »

Super Amazing Inspiring work!
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« Reply #13 on: June 25, 2006 03:37:02 PM »

i am SO impressed! it looks so much better! and it's gorgeous on you Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: June 25, 2006 04:43:33 PM »

wow, you made such a fabulous dress from what looked more like a denim sack than a sexy dress!  Smiley
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« Reply #15 on: June 25, 2006 08:49:06 PM »

What a beautiful dress!  You have a body type just like mine, and you're right - we SO need shaping.  I'm just starting to mess around with pattern drafting, mostly easy stuff, like altering an existing pattern to fit me better.  I'm drafting a new historical coat for the Historical Park I work for though, so that's kind of fun!
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« Reply #16 on: June 26, 2006 07:58:33 AM »

awesome....both you and the dress are sooooo lovely.  great work!
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« Reply #17 on: June 26, 2006 09:36:23 AM »

What a beautiful dress!  You have a body type just like mine, and you're right - we SO need shaping.  I'm just starting to mess around with pattern drafting, mostly easy stuff, like altering an existing pattern to fit me better.  I'm drafting a new historical coat for the Historical Park I work for though, so that's kind of fun!

Way to go, tiamatfire! Altering exsisting pattern is a good way to start.
I also did that at first, and then moved onto drawing all from the scratch.
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stacysews
« Reply #18 on: June 27, 2006 06:30:33 PM »

This is so cute - I wouldn't have known this was the same dress!  Fantastic recon!
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« Reply #19 on: April 19, 2008 05:20:22 AM »

wow!! that is totally cute!!!
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