I took up sewing again so that I could make outfits for my new found hobby of Rockabilly dancing. Many Rockabilly fans are full on into the fashion – you go to a gig and are surrounded by all these women wearing gorgeous 1950’s fashions. Whilst there are many websites selling these outfits, the prices are $$, and the sizing, as always, does not often suit me. So I decided to start sewing.
And having just bought a couple of Rockabilly dresses that I found on special, I am even more glad that I can sew. The quality of these garments, for the price you pay, is very poor. If i’d bought them from my local discount dept store (Big W or Target) the quality would be what I’d expect – but it’s certainly not what I would expect for dresses marked down from $145. (AUD) Luckily I only paid $65 each – but even then the quality for that price isn’t great.
Ah, well – yet another good reason to make my own!
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gosh you took the words right out of my mouth…have just spent 2 hrs searching through…
Hi there, I think that you should make something that can be use as a decoration inside…
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I can’t help you. Sorry but if someone got some informations, I’d like too !!
I think I’ve figured it out. The slit edges actually mean the zip edges. Go figure.