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rowlf79
« on: July 10, 2009 10:19:43 AM »

Hi there!

I got some nice fabric today, it's basically old bed linen  Roll Eyes and I'd like to make a dress of it but I don't know what the name could be.

the bottom should look like that http://www.jcarolinecreative.com/Merchant2/graphics/00000001/howtos/peasantskirt_med.jpg but with layers, not really just the different colours sewn together...

and the top should look something like that http://media.laredoute.fr/intl/Products/picture/3/324159678_0001_PP_1.jpg

any idea how that would be called and what I can google for?
thx
Juli
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little miss celia
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2009 01:19:00 PM »

look for a tiered maxi dress pattern. will be nice  Smiley
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rowlf79
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2009 02:36:50 PM »

I found a picture!

this girl is exactly wearing the dress that I want to make!  Grin
http://xef.xanga.com/78af1a6204430233818124/w184544163.jpg

you can't see the neckline too good because of her hair but this is what I am looking for!
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« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2009 08:06:43 PM »

I had a dress like that once, sort of...it was in the 80's, and I was a kid, so I can't help you with names, but to re-create it, you'd sew a solid base dress, fitted or A-line, and then add your tiers to it, spaced however you want.  This is how my dress, and most similar ones I've seen, have been made.

Hope that helps!
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rowlf79
« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2009 05:13:54 AM »

ok thanks.
so there is not pattern for what I am looking for?
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