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zamz
« on: August 22, 2010 02:19:08 PM »

Hi, I'm kind of new to sewing i have made a couple dresses but they have all been quite simple. I saw this nude backless dress on rihanna and fell in love with it. I really want to re-create it. I was wondering if anyone could help me out and suggest what fabric to use. I know it has to be stretchy as it is a bodycon dress but hers looks a bit sturdy ( ;Dlol) aswell, like it does not stretch out that much. Also if you have seen a pattern similar to it could you let me know although i know it is quite unique!

http://img819.imageshack.us/img819/5935/dress1k.jpg
http://img827.imageshack.us/img827/3621/dress2u.jpg
http://img714.imageshack.us/img714/209/dress3f.jpg
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littlefancypants
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2010 06:28:57 PM »

I would suggest a lycra/rayon blend, that looks like what it is from the pictures
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Tiker
« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2010 05:13:26 AM »

If i were supposed to make that id make it out of some half-elastic material, and id drape it on a doll and then sew it - I don't really know how to make it in another way.
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zamz
« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2010 06:34:15 AM »

Yh its tricky isn't it! Thanks for the tip
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zamz
« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2010 06:35:42 AM »

Thank you!
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josieee
« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2010 11:04:30 AM »

Hi, I'm kind of new to sewing i have made a couple dresses but they have all been quite simple. I saw this nude backless dress on rihanna and fell in love with it. I really want to re-create it. I was wondering if anyone could help me out and suggest what fabric to use. I know it has to be stretchy  as it is a bodycon dress but hers looks a bit sturdy ( ;Dlol) aswell, like it does not stretch out that much. Also if you have seen pattern similar to it could you let me know although i know it is quite unique!

http://img819.imageshack.us/img819/5935/dress1k.jpg
http://img827.imageshack.us/img827/3621/dress2u.jpg
http://img714.imageshack.us/img714/209/dress3f.jpg


When you find out how to re create it,
please post!! I would love to have one but
in a different colour..  Smiley.

Good luck!

EDIT: Can't stop looking at it
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