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« on: January 22, 2011 03:41:49 PM »




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I used another uniform as the pattern. Didn't have time to cut the original one apart so I used a method called 'taping off'... see photos below!











After making my masking tape patterns, everything else was easy to measure and piece together...so I don't know if this was a true tutorial... Huh
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« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2011 04:28:11 PM »

omg that's crazy smart! I love the idea of using the already made thing as a pattern. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2011 05:43:46 PM »

This is a great technique, I'm going to give it a try on a dress of my daughter's that I've been wanting to copy in another material.
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« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2011 12:07:52 PM »

omg i am soooo happy you posted this!
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« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2011 07:58:13 AM »

Oooooooooooh, super clever.  Definitely going to remember that.
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« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2011 02:19:57 AM »

Oh my god. I have so many clothes I want to make myself but don't want to tear apart because I love them. Thank you so much for posting this. Do you apply the tape directly to the garment? I'd imagine it'd be difficult to get it all up in one piece. Also, did you add 1/8" to every piece? Is that just for the seam allowance?
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« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2011 08:04:16 PM »

Oh my god. I have so many clothes I want to make myself but don't want to tear apart because I love them. Thank you so much for posting this. Do you apply the tape directly to the garment? I'd imagine it'd be difficult to get it all up in one piece. Also, did you add 1/8" to every piece? Is that just for the seam allowance?

I DO put the tape DIRECTLY on to the garments. It's only masking tape so it won't hurt anything- it's not really that sticky. More tacky. I did add 1/8" for a seam allowance- but it's a serged edge. If you stitch your project on a straight stitch machine- you may want to add a little more allowance- like 1/2". Best of luck, and thank you!
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« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2013 12:05:43 AM »

O.o can you use this method for altering bra's too? I've got a few that need to come in on the cup size, thought about just making some new ones.... but... I didnt want to tear my current ones apart to figure out how to put it together haha!
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« Reply #8 on: December 10, 2013 10:38:32 AM »

O.o can you use this method for altering bra's too? I've got a few that need to come in on the cup size, thought about just making some new ones.... but... I didnt want to tear my current ones apart to figure out how to put it together haha!

I am going to say yes-- be sure to add enough for seam allowances! Smiley
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