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« on: February 09, 2011 05:34:41 PM »

I recently fell in love with this dress:

http://affordaballdresses.co.nz/html/rochelle/80512.html

But, none of the sizing is right for me, so I figured I'd make it.
Does anyone know of any similar sewing patterns? Doesn't have to be exact, just similar Smiley

Thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2011 07:24:55 PM »

eek, that would be incredibly complicated to sew.

you will probably have a lot of trouble finding a pattern like that, because its so difficult that it's not something the average sewer would tackle.

here is something vaguely similar:

http://voguepatterns.mccall.com/v8150-products-7083.php?page_id=861

but its gathered, not pleated.

I would recommend using a dress form, or making a duct tape dress form, and draping over the form to get your dress right. make a lining first, and that should help get the sizing right.

http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/3659/clone-yourself-a-fitting-assistant

good luck if you try it!
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