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« on: January 16, 2012 10:00:45 PM »

My sister is getting married (the date is not set, but it is not expected anytime soon). I have an idea for my bridesmaid dress that I love, but I am not sure how to make it.

Here is a picture: (It's the one on the far left)





I want the fabric to gather below the right breast. I want the fabric gather to come off the left side, including the left breast, and I want it to be almost floor length too. Any ideas? Does anyone know the name of this kind of dress so I could look it up?

Thanks in advance!
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« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2012 06:22:45 PM »

I can't tell you what the name is, or what the technique is called, but here are a couple patterns that could give you (or a seamstress) a good jumping off point:

http://voguepatterns.mccall.com/v2929-products-5476.php?page_id=861
http://www.simplicity.com/p-6372-misses-dresses.aspx
http://voguepatterns.mccall.com/v1289-products-16420.php?page_id=861 (Can be lengthened)

I hope that helps a bit!  Assuming you want a handmade dress.  otherwise, just print these pictures out and bring them with you to a dress salon.  If you can, it's always better to try on formal wear before you purchase it, because the sizing tends to run differently.
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« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2012 09:46:02 AM »

I do not know what this style of dress is called either but Aislynn found the same pattern I did in the Vogue 2929.  If you have a local Joann Fabrics you can wait for a sale on their patterns and the Vogue normally drops down to $3.99 instead of the $17 it is retailing for.    Wink
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