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« Reply #10 on: August 06, 2013 07:11:39 AM »

Great dress, and I'm another one who likes a waist-defining frock.

Did you use any tutorials or anything to guide you? I'd like to give it a go!

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« Reply #11 on: August 06, 2013 09:15:08 AM »

I didn't follow any tutorials Emmy,just cut my fabric & shirred the top,added a tier to the bottom then sewed it into a tube and there we have it  Grin

I made a second one full length but not as full
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« Reply #12 on: September 02, 2013 01:43:58 PM »

I love shirred-top dresses. Great fabric! When I realized you can add lace trim to make it a little fancier.

Any advice on getting the cotton fabric to be smoother and NOT remaining crisp for this kind of dress?
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« Reply #13 on: September 02, 2013 01:58:48 PM »

I don't know tbh, the cotton I used seems pretty soft anyway after washing. I'm funny when shopping for clothing/fabric for clothing it has to feel right before I buy it so if it was stiff in the shop I would have passed by for something nicer feeling. Sorry I can't be any help  Smiley
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