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Bootzey
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Bootzey
Georgia USA
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Date: 2/22/12 6:49 PM

Peace Y'all,

I know EVERYONE loves V1250... BUT me. I realize my lack of love stems from the fact I can't get the FBA right. The dress has only 3 pieces and the front is 1 piece has a cowl neck.

Can someone advise me in a FBA for this pattern?


Thanks,
Bootzey

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Peace!

diane s
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diane s
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Date: 2/22/12 8:41 PM

I haven't made this dress, but if I was doing a fba I would make a standard dart and rotate it into the pleats at the shoulder. I would probably trace off the front from the waist up, to do the alteration, then reconnect to the skirt.

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My grandmother taught me to sew when I was 10, and I've been sewing ever since.

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Vermont USA
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Date: 2/22/12 9:12 PM

Debbie Cook's review of V1250 has a link to her blog with photos and discussion of how she did the FBA for this pattern. It looks like she spent 90% of the time on alteration and 10% on cutting and sewing the dress.

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Fictionfan

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