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« Reply #60 on: July 17, 2006 08:53:44 AM »

question/problem- i made my circle skirt so the middle circle was the same measurement as my waist and then when i sewed it all together (band, straps, and skirt) i couldn't really put it on b/c the thread would break and did not allow the waist part to stretch as i had planned.  so any ideas or corrections i could do so i could actually put the dress on would be helpful! thanks

ALWAYS use zigzag stitch on knits/ stretcable garments...

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« Reply #61 on: July 17, 2006 10:29:51 AM »

Quick question: what width of fabric did you use for your straps? and did you taper them? they look a little narrower at the ends

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« Reply #62 on: July 17, 2006 07:03:03 PM »

 kinkyknit  I used 9" straps.  measure b/w ur boobies, over them, and all the way to your arm pits.  I recommend 2-way stretch so you won't have to mess with darts, zippers, etc.

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« Reply #63 on: August 17, 2006 03:57:46 PM »

I've got a kind of girlyish question:
:cough: uuh. chest support?
I guess the thickness of the fabric sort of depends on the level of support, but I'm not seeing wearing a bra with one of these dresses..I was kind of wondering about that...

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« Reply #64 on: August 18, 2006 06:46:06 PM »

eta: um... maybe this view is less flattering than rostitchery's: http://lydiasilvestry.com/index.php?action=website-view&WebSiteID=262&WebPageID=6202
hee hee.

I have to agree - a bad hair situation is not solved by wrapping your dress around it...

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« Reply #65 on: August 31, 2006 11:01:23 PM »

while trawling through the op shop i found this from 1976:

its one piece cut on the fold so thats how you get one seam

I cant wait to try it!
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« Reply #66 on: September 18, 2006 07:48:38 AM »

ok so here's me modeling my dress in the band room after a long school day.  i wore a cami underneath and did the more modest shoulder covering tie so it would be school appropriate.  It also fit that days theme of school color purple and gold!! i want to  make another in a different color, but i have trouble finding fabric.
« Reply #67 on: September 18, 2006 07:59:21 AM »

Looks great, Mento!
This is the rostittchery version, and not the Lydia Silvestry version, right?

Love the color on you...so rich!
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« Reply #68 on: September 30, 2006 07:18:43 PM »

Wow. EVERYONE was a big help!!! I got so many ideas and I cant wait to make my own!!! the only issue I have would be uh..what color? lol Maybe like magenta. Hawt. Wink
« Reply #69 on: October 08, 2006 12:44:33 AM »

This is sooo exciting.  I'm going to make one.  mento -- too cute.  Thank you rostitchery, for the tutorial on your wonderful blog, and thank you, Keena, for the link that made me have to make this dress.

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