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Your dress look lovely on you. Nice fit. Have you been sewing long. I have trouble sewing for myself. But I am going to try as the skirts are to short fom my liking.
Thanks. I have been sewing off and on since I was a teenager. Garments for myself however have been mostly wadders. Recently, I decided to give it a try and am blessed to have a sewing friend who does alterations. Fitting myself has been a challenge but I'm determined to master it. My friend lives over an hour from me so a lot has to be done on my own. One bit of advice she gave me has helped tremendously-- use safety pins instead of straight pins when fitting/ altering. You will not lose pins in the process of taking off and trying on. When I first sewed this dress it was too big. She pinned out the changes with straight pins ( this was all I had when I went to visit her) and told me to purchase quilters safety pins, go home and pin the changes using the safety pins and then try the dress on again. I sewed, pinned tried on, sewed some more, pinned, tried on-- you get the picture. I encourage you to try sewing for yourself again. It is well worth the effort. Good luck. I would love to hear about your progress.
Thank your for your help. Safety pins makes since!! I have my pattern and toil material and quilting safety pins, so nowI must find time to put it all together. I work full time still and time is my worst enemy. However, I do feel the need for clothes that fit. Esp. a dress, as grandchildren are of an age that there should be weddings to attend anytime soon.
This is quite attractive on you. You must be very proud of yourself. The fit is really good.
This dress looks awesome on you... I am wondering if you are a tall lady.. I love the pattern but I am quite short 5'3"
Gosh! It's so pretty ( dress ) but you look even prettier in it. Thanks for sharing I want to make it looks classy great for church and. Office.
Forgot to ask what pattern on this dress need to make a dress for a wedding this is great look,
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