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laurakay
« on: March 24, 2012 01:14:00 PM »

Everyone says how wonderful they are, but I can't find any patterns to make one and they don't seem to carry wrap dresses in plus sizes in my area. I'm about a 26. Thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2012 09:01:52 PM »

I thought in recent years there'd been a good many wrap dress patterns out, but maybe the fashion tide has turned.  Vogue 8379 is still in print and has over a hundred reviews on patternreview.com; it goes up to size 22 and is supposed to have good coverage for ample bosoms.
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« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2012 03:19:58 PM »

There's also this wrap dress on Burdastyle: http://www.burdastyle.com/patterns/wrap-dress-plus-size-022011

I haven't used it, but it looks nice, and I hear good things about their patterns in general.
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« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2012 12:20:19 PM »

This is a faux wrap that looks like it'd be really flattering:
http://mccallpattern.mccall.com/m5974-products-10561.php?page_id=108

This one doesn't come in plus sizes, but it's really cute:
http://mccallpattern.mccall.com/m6024-products-10722.php?page_id=108

And check out this tutorial for enlarging a multi-sized pattern by vegbee!
http://indietutes.blogspot.com/2008/09/resizing-pattern.html

This thing has saved my life!  You have to watch the bust and hips a bit, if you're sizing a lot, but it's still a great resource.
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« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2014 03:10:37 AM »

ya I have seen it online at a store like Showpo online fashion shopping. I have seen maxis and prom dresses too. all the best.
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