Emma Monroe

Added Mar 13, 2014

by knitterintherye

Fleming Island, ...

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Description

Marilyn Monroe dress from Famous Frocks with some modifications. Mostly for more coverage in the bust area and lengthening the skirt

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Vintage
Material
Cotton

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    Mar 15, 2014, 07.52 AMby Mary Athey

    Love this dress on you, i have this book as well and so far i have made the diana ross one. This looks lovely and thanks for the tip on the bodice x

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      Mar 20, 2014, 11.17 PMby knitterintherye

      Thank you! My only other tip would be to do an under the bust rib cage measurement before making it and adjust the bodice pieces accordingly. There’s enough allowance in the skirt that it adjusted to the extension that I put in just fine

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      Mar 20, 2014, 11.35 PMby Mary Athey

      Thanks again for that x

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    Mar 14, 2014, 12.35 AMby Couture Academic

    HELLOOO! What a great red dress! You look fabulous and very well done on the sewing front!

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      Mar 20, 2014, 11.17 PMby knitterintherye

      Thank you! It was a very well written pattern

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