I have a strange body type. I have wide hips and very narrow waist. My top size is 36 and my bottom size is 40. So it’s really hard to find a dress that really fits and flatters me. When I get such a pattern, having altered it of course, i hold on to it!
Unfortunately most of the dresses I like are summery of have no sleeves, so as to wear a shirt underneath.
Plus that, unfortunately, I can only sew by following a pattern… for the time being I hope.
Is there a way I can add sleeves to a dress that was designed with out sleeves? I mean I can find the style of sleeves I want each time by another pattern, but what kind of measurements do I have to make to make sure that my sleeve will fit in the armhole the original pattern has?
Please help me. Winter is so close and I really want dresses in my wardrobe!
Most of the times, you’ll want a taffeta or satin for the underlay dress fabric and the…
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I love the Silverado, it’s fantastic basic corset!
Hell Rena. Darts exist to give the flat fabric some 3D shaping. The main darts used are…
Hmm, nothing on Etsy or Ebay or even Kijiji.ca (and I did try the French website Lebonc…
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