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sexylovekitten
« Reply #40 on: August 20, 2005 04:44:25 PM »

yay i made this dress just today! i just finished it. yeah my septum piercing looks weird in this picture.........

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« Reply #41 on: August 20, 2005 11:53:38 PM »

that's so fabulous! I might have to try this pattern...such a nice dress.

I really love that fabric too...so bright and cheery!!
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« Reply #42 on: August 21, 2005 06:45:01 PM »

that orange fabric is adorable!
and so far all your dresses look great!
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« Reply #43 on: August 24, 2005 05:54:34 PM »

Love the fabric and the dress came out wonderful!  I might have to try it myself!
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« Reply #44 on: August 25, 2005 05:22:57 AM »

this pattern is incredible, it's also really easy to make. it took me about 2 hours, start to finish that includes cutting it out. i also had to alter the top because i am not busty at all, but it was really easy to alter! i'm making more dresses from this pattern. i also cut mine shorter, because i didn't have enough fabric to make it so i thought i'd cheat a little.
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« Reply #45 on: August 29, 2005 06:39:26 PM »

yay i made this dress just today! i just finished it. yeah my septum piercing looks weird in this picture.........



Wow how cute I love that material!!
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« Reply #46 on: January 05, 2006 10:29:01 PM »

For anyone interested in making this pattern really quickly, just use stretch fabric and remove the zip.  Gives a much better fit as well.  See my example in vintage fabric.

Love the orange floral one by the way sexylovekitten 
 
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« Reply #47 on: January 30, 2006 05:05:49 PM »

I know most of you finished making this a long time ago, but I'm making this pattern right now and I'm having a little bit of trouble.  Everything was fine until I went to sew the midriff piece onto the bodice piece.  The midriff is bigger around than the top, so I'm afraid to sew it on because I don't want it to be all bunched up! (I hope this makes sense, if only I could draw a picture)

Did anyone else encounter this problem? I know I can just take in the side seams on the midriff piece to make it fit, but perhaps it's supposed to be how it is to fit properly... and maybe doing that will make the bottom not fit on right.

Anyways, if any one has made this and has any ideas, let me know Smiley

Thanks!

[EDIT:  I gave up waiting for an answer so....what I ended up doing was doing a machine basting stitch on the midriff piece alone, and then adjusted it so the extra fabric was distrubuted evenly... and then I just sewed it.  It seemed to work.  I just thought I'd update in case anyone else has this problem in the future... and I also feel like I'm talking to myself... haha]
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« Reply #48 on: February 04, 2006 10:42:32 AM »

You're not talking to yourself, lol. I haven't sewed this yet either, but I plan on it one of these days. Maybe when the Spring fabric starts rolling in. I'm going to make this one and the Luau dress. Smiley Thanks for the heads up just in case I run into trouble!
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« Reply #49 on: February 04, 2006 08:02:51 PM »

I'm so used to altering patterns because my waist tends to be much more defined than most patterns and I like to clothes to fit snuggly on my waist that I had already altered the midsection and didn't notice....
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