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« on: July 21, 2005 11:38:20 AM »

i found this really cute rebecca taylor dress in teen vogue the other day
then i decided that i want to make one just like it!
so i bought dark turquoise and white polka dot fabric and some black mesh
now, i need to figure out how to make it! any ideas? (not the turtleneck or tights ,just the strapless dress !)

thanks! <3 jane
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« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2005 05:34:00 AM »

I saw that same Dress in Teen Vogue...  It's so Cute..
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« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2005 09:11:46 AM »

The lines look very simple: there's almost no shaping. The bodice is a convex tube; measure around your chest above your boobs and under your armpits for the top measurement; you'll probably want it rather close fitting so as not to fall down (whoops!) so I'd only add maybe a half inch of ease; measure around your boobs for the middle width and around your waist for the bottom. You'll definitely want a zipper so that it can be made snug enough not to fall down. The petticoat layers look to be gathered (approx 2 times) rectangles (not circles) with a slightly longer mesh layer (maybe a half inch) directly underneath. Because there isn't really extreme volume, I'd venture to guess that they're attached to an underlayer (which would explain the other black fabric above the knee that is most definitely not mesh) at varying points. The underlayer is, in turn, attached to the bodice.

Good luck with the dress! & Pretty please post pictures Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2005 11:30:03 AM »

thanks for the help!
but i totally screwed this project up
its more like a shirt then a dress...o well
i guess sewing takes a lot of mistakes to learn!
<3 jane
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2005 05:52:02 PM »

lets see it!! Im sure it will look cute with jeans!
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« Reply #5 on: August 22, 2005 05:53:31 PM »

that IS a really cute dress!

it's good to know that i'm not the only one who looks at fashion magazines just to find ideas on things to make!  Wink

seriously? like, seriously.
« Reply #6 on: August 23, 2005 10:55:20 AM »

your def not the only one! Roll Eyes  I love fashion mags too!  I like to copy the same look and love when I can do it for a lot less $$$
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