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  • Paula McWhirter-Buck
    never drafted a pattern...but i did find a  couple of child size patterns i can rearrange to get the same lines.  i was just hoping it wouldnt be too hard to
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      never drafted a pattern...but i did find a  couple of child size patterns i can rearrange to get the same lines.  i was just hoping it wouldnt be too hard to cut the adult pattern down.  but...alas...i'll just have to be creative...
      oh...wait.....i can do that...

      thanks,
      paula

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      --- On Fri, 4/16/10, Sylvia Rognstad <sylvia@...> wrote:

      From: Sylvia Rognstad <sylvia@...>
      Subject: Re: [TheCostumersManifesto] ideas? suggestions?
      To: TheCostumersManifesto@yahoogroups.com
      Date: Friday, April 16, 2010, 10:55 AM







       









      I think that the size difference between women and children will be

      too great to alter adult patterns to fit the kids. Better to take a

      child's pattern for a basic dress and restyle it to look like the

      women's dresses. Do have have some pattern drafting skills?







      Sylvia Rognstad

      Costume/clothing design & construction

      Alterations & home dec

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      On Apr 16, 2010, at 8:43 AM, Paula McWhirter-Buck wrote:



      >

      > hey y'all,

      > i'm a costume designer...but. ..i'm about to start working on

      > bridesmaids dresses for a friend's wedding. the pattern she chose

      > is a 40's style dress (simplicity 2442...the blue photo) which is

      > similar to the wedding dress.

      > she has 7 bridesmaids. ..not a problem.

      > but she's decided to have 2 little girls in the wedding party,

      > also, and wants them dressed identically to the bridesmaids.

      > is there a place where i might find instructions on how to alter an

      > adult pattern to fit a child.

      > i can work with patterns, but dont usually choose to. i've been

      > unsuccessful in finding a child pattern style that works.

      > the wedding is october 28th.

      >

      > thanks for any help.

      >

      > brightest of blessings,

      > paula

      >

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