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« on: December 05, 2007 05:30:15 PM »

To get an early start on finding stuff for my graduation (grade 9) dress. im really interested in this one Mika Todd wore.

http://i14.tinypic.com/80pyusz.jpg

These are my personal caps from the video. They arent very good, but hopefully you get the jest

can anyone suggest a pattern?
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« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2007 05:04:38 PM »

I'm not seeing any patterns that have the piece that's attached to the top, although if you found an off-the-shoulder pattern you could just measure your front and back and cut pieces to those lengths.  I saw a few patterns with the ruffle on the bottom of the skirt, but none with a top like that.  If you can't find a pattern with a ruffle, my recommendation would be to shorten your skirt about as many inches as you want the ruffle to be long.  Then just cut your ruffle piece 1 1/2 to 2 times as long as your skirt front and back. 

I also have to say, it looks like that dress is a solid fabric underneath and a sheer overlay.  I hate sewing with sheers, it's a giant pain.  If I were you, I would try to find a fabric that's embellished or maybe that has the overlay built in, but that might be my personal bias talking.  Smiley 

Good luck!
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