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« on: March 11, 2008 07:12:03 PM »

Hello everyone!

I'm going to a formal in about a month, and the little craftster inside of me wouldn't allow me to buy a new dress. Therefore, I was wondering if anyone had any experience with the Simplicity 3878 pattern? I'm an average sewer but haven't made anything this big in about 5 years. How long did it take you? Was the pattern confusing? Any suggestions?

Any sort of insight would be helpful. Thanks!  Cheesy

p.s. It's this pattern:
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« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2008 08:08:35 PM »

This was my senior prom dress!!

I followed the one that's blue on the package, I forget the letter, but honestly it took me less than 15 hours total, with very little altering needing to be done.

It's so easy with such nice results.
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« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2008 11:55:16 PM »

hey:D I made this dress for about 4 months ago, havent got any pics because it was an order placed in my shop. By The pattern takes time, and can be a bit confusing, but I altered it a little bit, I didnt make a corset, and added a halterneck top, it blends really well..

however the tulle fabric is incredibly annoying to work with, a tip: cut it long, so that you have enough fabric to work with when you are adjusting, kinda burned myself on that!

Good luck with the dress anyway:D
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« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2008 11:17:55 AM »

Thanks so much for the advice about the tulle! I would have never thought of that.

I'm going next weekend to get the fabric for this. Let's hope everything turns out okay!
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