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It's not a mistake. It's...um...a design feature.


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« on: August 31, 2013 01:14:37 PM »

I made this super simple, easy dress from some thrifted fabric.  It's still ridiculously hot here, and will be for another few months yet, so I decided to go ahead and make another sundress!  I've made shirred dresses that were just a smidge bigger than I am around (before shirring), and ones that were double my size.  It appears the best measurement is 1.5x your bust measurement (before shirring).


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Hi from Belgium!


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« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2013 02:12:08 PM »

You did a great job!
It looks very comfortable too.
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Renstar
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2013 03:11:47 PM »

Your shirring is so tidy. Lovely dress.

I think I shall try your measurements as I often get it wrong.



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« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2013 04:13:18 PM »

Your shirring is so tidy. Lovely dress.

I think I shall try your measurements as I often get it wrong.





The great thing about shirring is it's not actually that tidy, but you can't tell.  I used the edge of my presser foot as a rough guide.
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Graham
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2013 03:53:11 AM »

It's looking beautiful and comfortable also ........
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