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  • Elizabeth Phillips
    Nov 19, 2012
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      Really?  I was thinking of making that for myself for a family wedding.  Guess I'll do something else.

      From: slc_fire <slc_fire@...>
      To: "F-Costume@yahoogroups.com" <F-Costume@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, November 19, 2012 9:35 AM
      Subject: Re: [F-Costume] Re: Pattern Mod help

      I've made this dress. It is a ROYAL bleep bleep BLEEEP.... it's a very difficult convoluted neckline. My mother is a professional seamstress and she was cussing like a sailor. It's a gorgeous dress but it takes serious patience and a bachelor degree in engineering to understand the neck. The pictures are deceiving. It’s almost like fabric origami. I’m not kidding. You have to cut, pinch, tuck, iron, and pray.
      Life may not be the party we hoped for... but while we are here we might as well dance!

      From: Hazel Daniel <hazel.daniel@...>
      To: F-Costume@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Monday, November 19, 2012 9:08 AM
      Subject: [F-Costume] Re: Pattern Mod help

      Different pattern perhaps?

      I found this on the vogue website


      If I simply lengthen it and not pleat it, and bone the bodice to help support all the fabric in the skirt and sleeves as you kind folks have suggested.....would that work?

      I was a little put off before since its a fabric muncher, with the alterations I'll probably need about 10.....maybe 11 or 12 metres of fabric.

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