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Topic: Back To School Dress!!! Please Help! I'm going to Joann's Tommorrow!  (Read 511 times)
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strawberrieshk
« on: August 08, 2008 09:35:07 PM »

Well, I want to make a dress for when I go back to school on Sep. 2nd, but I have no idea what kind. I'm might hand sew it but I'm probably going to end up using the sewing machine with my mom.
       Anyway, does anyone know any nice & simple casual dresses I could wear back to school that'll go w/ a nice scarf? If you do, please link pics/patterns!!! Any written ideas are great also!

I'm "petite" to some people I guess (I'm 5'0) & *cough*sorta flatchested (32 a)*cough* so no "busty" stuff please! :DBut I'm ok w/ short...here are my measurements:
  Waist: 25
  Bust: 30
  Hip 33 1/2
             
       Thanks for taking the time to read this!!!!
   
« Last Edit: August 08, 2008 09:37:30 PM by strawberrieshk » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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strawberrieshk
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2008 09:44:34 PM »

Any fabric advice also? What type should I use?
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« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2008 11:31:14 PM »

Hi..here's a dress i'm attempting to make now..hope its helpful!
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=170402.0
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strawberrieshk
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2008 11:00:36 AM »

Thanks littlemissmelly!!! This will also be a GREAT project since I have a bucn hof those shirts laying around!  Wink
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« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2008 11:23:33 AM »

The fabric will depend on the pattern. Use a sewing machine, it is so much faster(atleast to me, I take forever handsewing)
Buy a pattern that is simple, easy, that you like, and preferably on sale. Just look through the pattern books.
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« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2008 11:53:16 AM »

Thanks Thesingingllamas!
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« Reply #6 on: August 26, 2008 04:11:14 PM »

Cotton is the best fabric, imo.
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