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14 March, 2013

  • 11:32 AM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Fabric substitution

    A fine cotton would work. I think it would look great in silk. It’d need to not be too stiff or thick a fabric due to the gathering on the bodice.



9 March, 2013



22 February, 2013

  • 09:12 PM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Fabric substitutions?

    One thing that comes to my mind is that the suggested fabrics are quite heavy/stiff compared to georgette so you’ll probably get a different hang and lose some of the shaping with georgette



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14 February, 2013

  • 08:02 PM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Does anyone know where I can get lace like this?

    Look up guipure lace on fabric sites. That’s what it looks like to me. They’ve got a beautiful similar lace at our fabric store in Birmingham but it’s £70per metre so would have to make something r…



12 February, 2013

  • 11:53 AM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Vintage shelf bust dress

    I just wouldn’t sew the sleeves on and neaten the armhole edge with a binding strip instead if you stick to the above style rather than halternecking it.

  • 11:48 AM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Jakob #6013 size alternation

    In addition to above post, when you cut out your pattern pieces, if you have the markings on there for the 48 and the 50 for example, you’ll be able to see the distances between the sizes (eg on so…



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9 February, 2013

  • 10:23 AM

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    sewingfan1 commented on the forum topic Designer Cowl Dress 02/2013 #153 WITHOUT the bow?

    Looking at the instructions for it, sounds like the bow is just for decoration and to hide a small seam on the ribbon so as long as you put something else there to cover the seam it should be fine….



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