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Topic: My first attempt at a dress (actually any clothing) IMG heavy!  (Read 9399 times)
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« Reply #30 on: August 04, 2010 09:24:45 AM »

Amazing!  I love how full the skirt it.  
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« Reply #31 on: August 04, 2010 02:32:50 PM »

Awww that dress is wicked cute!
She looks incredible! Nice job! You did great!
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« Reply #32 on: August 04, 2010 08:09:18 PM »

This is so neat! Now I really want to make one too LOL  guess I'll be going through my fabric later.  Grin
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« Reply #33 on: August 05, 2010 08:40:37 AM »

This looks terrific!  I also love the spin shot; what a great skirt!

The one suggestion I would make would be to alter the pattern slightly to raise the waistline a bit.  At the moment it's slightly dropped, so there's a horizontal seam across her hips (especially visible in the second photo).  If you raise the waistline to where the dress creases at the small of her back (third photo), you'll be able to show off her curves with a more tailored bodice, with her hips exaggerating the flare of the skirt.

Other than that, and even with that, it's a fab dress, *especially* for a first attempt!

oh wow... I think you just helped me without knowing it! GREAT Advice Jane!!
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« Reply #34 on: August 05, 2010 08:46:49 AM »

Ooh thats pretty. Love the polka dots and it fits your body so nicely.
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« Reply #35 on: August 18, 2010 09:31:46 AM »

That is darling!! Good job on the bust/bodice area!
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« Reply #36 on: August 26, 2010 12:22:07 AM »

Love the twirly shot!  You and your sister are so talented! Great to finally see something pretty for BBWs!
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« Reply #37 on: December 01, 2010 11:36:53 AM »

love it!  great job!!
i think that it rocked!!!!!! Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin
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