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Could I make this look "Anne of Green Gables" ?
Fabric choices and a couple of alterations ?
HOWsMom
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Date: 9/2/12 2:03 PM

Colonial dress

Using the properly coloured fabrics, and extending the vest into a fuller apron - would I be able to pull this off as "Anne of Green Gables" ?

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Date: 9/2/12 2:23 PM

Did you see these images?
Anne of Green Gables..

I'm trying to remember the description from the books, but I think the pinafore over the dress is fairly accurate...unless you want to do her as an older person, not a child.

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Subject: Could I make this look Anne of Green Gables ? Date: 9/2/12 2:29 PM

Looks like I need more of a collar at the neck than a ruffle then. Longer sleeves.

Thankfully, both of which *should* be easily do-able.

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