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  • Hazel Daniel
    Awwwww man.......*headdesk* I swear someone up there has it in for me. Just when I think I ve found a pattern....
    Message 1 of 26 , Nov 23, 2012
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      Awwwww man.......*headdesk* I swear someone up there has it in for me. Just when I think I've found a pattern....

      --- In F-Costume@yahoogroups.com, slc_fire <slc_fire@...> wrote:
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      > 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.
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      > Sheree
      >  
      > Life may not be the party we hoped for... but while we are here we might as well dance!
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      > 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
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      >  
      > Different pattern perhaps?
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      > I found this on the vogue website
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      > http://voguepatterns.mccall.com/v2903-products-4894.php?page_id=850
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      > 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?
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      > 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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      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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    • Jim or Chris Porter
      There is a similar Vintage Vogue in the current catalog that does not seem to have the collar. Perhaps it is less origami-like?
      Message 2 of 26 , Nov 23, 2012
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        There is a similar Vintage Vogue in the current catalog that does not seem to have the collar. Perhaps it is less origami-like?



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        From: Hazel Daniel <hazel.daniel@...>
        To: F-Costume@yahoogroups.com
        Sent: Friday, November 23, 2012 3:59 AM
        Subject: [F-Costume] Re: Pattern Mod help


         
        Awwwww man.......*headdesk* I swear someone up there has it in for me. Just when I think I've found a pattern....

        --- In F-Costume@yahoogroups.com, slc_fire <slc_fire@...> wrote:
        >
        > 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.
        >  
        > Sheree
        >  
        > 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
        >
        > http://voguepatterns.mccall.com/v2903-products-4894.php?page_id=850
        >
        > 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.
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
        >




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