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« on: April 10, 2004 08:41:29 PM »

I made my dress for homecoming this year (with the much appreciated help from my mum), and let me just say...before you buy a pattern, make sure its going to fit your body type.  I had bought the pattern, sewed the lining, everything was going as planned...and then when the final pieces were going together, and I tried it on, I realized because of my stupid boobs, the halter top fit weird and was too open...eventually we found a way to tack it down 30 minutes before I had to leave...but still...just a thought...

here it is though, in case you were wondering


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« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2004 09:54:24 PM »

even with the last minute troubles you had, it still looks gorgeous!

choosing styles to flatter your body type can be a frustrating thing- especially when you have your heart set on something... I can't wear styles like what you chose - cos I have no boobies... I'd love to be able to wear halter tops and that sort of cut, but it just looks so wrong on me!
I also cannot pull of real long shirts... just makes me looks even shorter than I am... (BLAH!)

beautiful work, and the color choice suits you:)

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« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2004 09:59:05 PM »

gorgeous color choice! you did a great job on it, hope you had a good time Grin
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2004 05:09:13 PM »

Nice save!  I like that pattern, too.

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« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2004 02:37:02 PM »

hee hee i can relate with you! i decided NOT to make my prom dress for that very reason - what if it doesn't fit my chest and it's all made and whatnot!? nice save, my friend.
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2004 12:58:27 PM »

i too, feel your pain.

My mom and I made many of my homecoming dresses waaay back in high school. And the first step in figuring out what i wanted was either trying something on and finding a similiar pattern, or finding a pattern I loved and finding something similiar to try on....at least then you have a general idea of what youre getting into  Undecided
(this is how i avoided the halter dress catastophe!)

seriously though, you look beautiful!

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« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2004 04:09:21 PM »

I love the dress!

Also, I love your icon! Where did you get that pic?

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« Reply #7 on: May 24, 2004 10:37:17 PM »

you look absolootly georgous!!! (excuse the bad spelling)!! Smiley the dress looks fab on you and you cant even notice that you had any last miute trobles!!!
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