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Member Model Challenge: Pleated Designer Dress




by annaaustintx

I like the pattern’s shape and seams and pleats and want to showcase it with a striped fabric. The fabric is a 50/50 cotton/polyester. I want to de-emphasize my shoulders so I lay out the patterns pieces so the stripes of the side front pieces run up & in. The skirt’s stripes run horizontally to emphasize my hips. I also added a “waistband.”

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    Feb 5, 2015, 11.46 AMby aleks45


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    Jul 18, 2014, 02.46 PMby Lorraine Ovens Eaton Schindler

    Gorgeous dress! Very nice use of the stripes. Makes for a very classy, go anywhere dress. I love it!

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    May 28, 2014, 01.40 PMby ziliabypenlo

    great job, Annaaustintx! You turned ordinaly stripe to the most interesting pattern. You must have spent a lo ng time and needed lots of concentration.

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    May 25, 2014, 01.09 AMby ArcticFox001

    I like Annaaustintx’s dress the best. The way the striped fabric was used was masterful and it is an incredibly flattering and attractive dress. Love the waistband addition. Her version really made me want to make this dress. Wish you’d made it to the top ten, Anna!

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    May 23, 2014, 07.21 PMby IDia

    Congratations to all participants!

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