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cherryBRAT
« on: January 02, 2008 08:55:06 AM »

Im in desperate need of some sort of pattern onto one of these style dresses..
http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q59/squeakapillar/automasrb_small.jpg
http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q59/squeakapillar/yhst-45547213099599_1962_67780178.jpg
http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q59/squeakapillar/yhst-45547213099599_1963_353234766.jpg

if anyone can offer a tutorial link or pattern number that is similar i would be SOOO greatful  Wink

thanks in advance!!xxx
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« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2008 04:45:30 PM »

I'm almost positive I saw a pattern like the first one from either McCalls or Vogue.  I think I have it and I'll post the number if I can find it.
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Switchblade Shane
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2008 06:21:19 PM »

If you can't find a pattern ,just use the pictures to disect the dress. The one with Cherry Dollface would be a good one to look at. you can see seams on it,
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ulcdmj
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2008 12:57:31 AM »

I found one like your first pic Vogue 2152


http://risingfeenix.com/inc/sdetail/4357
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sulkycat
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2008 05:56:50 AM »

the first one's really just a galaxy dress, if you try searching for that in google etc you should find plenty!


http://www.voguepatterns.com/web/shop.cgi?s.item.V8280=x&TI=20009&page=1


try this (if the link doesnt work, its vogue pattern v8280)
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cherryBRAT
« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2008 07:21:02 AM »

thanks for your help guys ye are great!!x  Kiss Kiss Kiss
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« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2008 04:03:52 AM »

Sulkycat thanks for that link...I'm a HUGE fan of "50s Pinup" clothes and that pattern is great!...

I'm actually TRYING to make a pinup-ish dress out of a bra right now...LOL so far so good but not great...owning a dressform would so help  Sad
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sulkycat
« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2008 07:58:12 AM »

no problem, am after a full skirted 50s dress at the mo (well, the pattern for one), the only one i have really liked is a vogue one too, but its sooooo expensive! might have to play around & make my own pattern, but i really dont have the time / energy to do that anymore

enjoy yours, would love to see what you end up making!
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