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« on: June 06, 2007 11:44:06 PM »

can any1 give me ideas on how to reconstruct this dress into sumthing chicky or anything? the simpler the better. cos im a beginner.hee~

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« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2007 12:13:35 AM »

chicky ??
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« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2007 12:20:10 AM »

i mean, i just want the dress to look better than it is now. any suggestions?
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« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2007 12:26:24 AM »

ah, more chic?

do you want to keep it short or add some length to it?

I'd add some plain black ribbon under the bust for starters, maybe with a small bow. like this....but without my rubbish Paint skills  Wink



 
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« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2007 12:36:58 AM »

THANX!  Cheesy what if i want to add some details to the dress, which kind would be appropriate n at which part?
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« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2007 07:24:01 AM »

Black ribbon, definitely.

Maybe an applique?
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« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2007 11:18:32 AM »

well it is already rather busy, so if anything you'd want to stay with solid colors. if i is rather boxy you could go with a larger black sash.
It looks very mod. If you wanted to go for sewing, you could sew a black strip across the bottom in a similar fabric, I've been into the strip across the bottom lately though, so don't mind me  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: June 10, 2007 03:09:42 AM »

http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g258/stefanie_fortier/PHOT0273.jpg[/IMG][/img]
Cheesy just a sugestion-I love the idea of the ribbon like she said already perhaps you could crisscross it?
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« Reply #8 on: June 10, 2007 04:17:08 AM »

ooh Miss Chris, I like the way you lowered the neckline and added an insert as well as the bow. Virtual sewing is so much quicker than the real thing LOL  Wink
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« Reply #9 on: June 10, 2007 02:09:33 PM »

Attacked it with photoshop.~

I don't know, I'm thinking a bit more mod inspired.

Granted, I think we all sgree on the black belt/waistlaband.

You can do all of these things, by cutting up an old black tee, as for any seamstress, that is the most preffered material to work with.~  Smiley
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