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« on: September 29, 2006 08:09:28 PM »

*Edited because the pic was distorted

This is my first post on this part of the forum, and I kinda need your help.

I have a memorial service to go to tomorrow - not formal, very informal (think redneck/hillbillies, lol).  As much as this MAY fit in, it's a little too show'y for me.  Of course, I didn't realize how far cut this was until I tried it on...when I was almost finished.

I'm a very newbie sewer and what i need to know, besides wearing a cami underneath (or tank, neither of which I own) - what can I do to repair this and make it wearable.  And not make me look like I'm out to make money off my mounds, lol.

btw, my husband likes it like this, ROFL
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« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2006 08:14:05 PM »

A little stretch lace triangle or a triangle of any coordinating fabric would help keep the girls in check and look on purpose. Just sew it in the V to make it look like there is another layer under there.


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« Reply #2 on: September 29, 2006 08:20:43 PM »

i had this problem once, and my hooters are rarely a problem, haha.   Cheesy  my top had been a bit big and was pulling away too much.  i ended up just sewing up the middle front a couple inches.
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« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2006 09:41:28 PM »

Thanks.  I was thinking the triangle thing, but wasn't positive on that.  I've given up on it for the night and will find something else to wear tomorrow.  But now I know I can eventually fix it.

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« Reply #4 on: September 29, 2006 10:35:35 PM »

I was thinking the same thing but pinning it in instead that way you could take it out for when you want to wear it around your hubby.  Wink

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« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2006 07:09:19 AM »

Hahahahaha!  I didn't know you were on craftster!  This is L's sister Wink
« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2006 08:20:01 AM »

You could put the panel in with buttons or snaps -- then it would be easy to take out, or even change if you wanted to get a different look.  The dress looks very well done!  You should be proud!

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« Reply #7 on: September 30, 2006 06:26:45 PM »

Sometimes when we need a quick fix for something like this we use a coordinating scarf and fold it and pin it in.  Then easily removed. 

Cute top by the way!!!

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« Reply #8 on: October 11, 2006 07:06:08 AM »

I've also done the triangle thing.  I've done it on some bought tops before.  Another option is to make a cowl scarf either in the same fabric or a coordinating fabric.  You can wear the scarf with anything and pin it in place on the dress if you need it to stay put.

« Reply #9 on: October 27, 2006 02:20:30 PM »

I had the same problem
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this is the solution I founded

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