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Gray Guipure Dress - Construction; part 1

The Bargainista Fashionista contest on Pattern Review got me motivated to start sewing this dress way back in April.  I woefully underestimated the time that it would take.   346 more words

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Gray Guipure Dress - Some Thoughts on Fitting; part 4

After approximately 9 muslins, I finally got something that I could live with.  Here’s the wearable muslin:

I drafted a half circle skirt to attach to the bodice.

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Gray Guipure Dress - Some Thoughts on Fitting; part 3

When I pick the pattern size based on my measurements, grade between the sizes, and adjust some fit issues (full bust adjustment, forward shoulder), this is what it looks like. 58 more words

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Gray Guipure Dress - Some Thoughts on Fitting; part 1

Fitting. Ugh.

In January 2014, I made a resolution to create basic fitting blocks that I could use to make consistent alterations across all other patterns. 251 more words

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