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finished dress

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Fashion Draping: Dressmaking Basics taught by Paul Gallo

You are an individual; your clothing should be unique. Learn fashion draping from designer Paul Gallo and create your own dress patterns for an unrivaled look.

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Classic
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What materials did you use? Cotton

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What are you most proud of? Everything! I had to alter my dress form to make it usable, and then I added too much ease into it (by making my center front and side seam markings too wide, I assume), so I had to make some fitting adjustments. This class was a great learning experience!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Just try it. ;)

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Very nice. Looks great! Did you use a dress form or did you drape on your body?

04/28/2013 Flag

Thanks! I used a dress form. It is very old, from 1952 and took a lot of work to "make it work". I guess I should have added pictures of it on my altered dress form a s well.

05/03/2013 Flag

Wow! What a great job you did. It fits you like a glove.

05/02/2013 Flag

Really lovely

05/16/2013 Flag

Fits great, love the fabric and you look fabulous!! Wow!!

06/02/2013 Flag

Now that's the way a dress should fit. You got it! I know it's alot of work, but having a pattern that really fits is worth the trouble.

10/08/2013 Flag