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yarncookie
« on: December 30, 2008 12:39:39 PM »

i have this costume project for the theatre districts competition for my school, and i'm making a sheer negligee/robe to go over the dress. I've "serged" the edges with a very short (though not narrow) zigzag, but i'm wondering if that will hold up sufficiently or if i need to do a different sort of seam. My biggest concern is durability, but i also don't want it the seams look ugly, seeing as it's sheer and going over something white  Smiley
Any thoughts, comments, help etc is DEEPLY appreciated...

oh, and in case you're wondering, the play is Blithe Spirit (set in 1930's) and the character is Elvira, the "spirit"

at the moment (one of the sleeves is pinned on):


the side, you can see the seams better:


right side:


wrong side:


thank you
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« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2009 04:57:33 PM »

that seems neat enough. expecially if its just for a costume that only will be worn once and viewed from a stage...you can always try a french seam---search youtube for a tutorial.
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mystico_tala
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2009 08:22:55 PM »

French seams are always nice looking.  But, what you have already would definitely work just as well.  I'd just keep what you have, it is still nice looking!
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