SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Platinum Sponsor
Fabulous Fit
Fabulous Fit

Forum > Pattern Modifications, Design Changes & Pattern Drafting > One more question on Vogue 8379. Modify into faux wrap?

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
One more question on Vogue 8379. Modify into faux wrap?
Sunshine12242
Sunshine12242
Member since 6/7/11
Posts: 220
Send Message

                                                     1 Replies



Date: 2/1/14 10:16 AM

Have had great success with this pattern, and wonder if it could be converted into a faux dress skirt bottom, or should I just purchase a pattern for it.

Thank you
Doris W. in TN
star
Doris W. in TN  Friend of PR
Tennessee USA
Member since 2/9/04
Posts: 9666
Skill: Intermediate
Send Message

      



In reply to Sunshine12242

Date: 2/1/14 10:28 AM

It can be done.

Extend the front under-panel all the way to the side seam. Leave approx. eight to ten or twelve inches (depending on your height & hip size) un-sewn to side seam, so that you have room to step into the dress because you'll need to be able to get into that thing. Be sure to finish the un-sewn part of the underpanel, by either serging or turning under by 1/4" and stitching, just to prevent raveling from wear & wash/drying.

I suggest tracing the underpanel on to some paper and using that to extend and make the faux wrap. That way, if you are not pleased with the results, you still have your original pattern intact.

------
iPad's auto-correct is my enema.

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Pattern Modifications, Design Changes & Pattern Drafting >> One more question on Vogue 8379. Modify into faux wrap?

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Online Class
Pattern Work
Pattern Work

Class Details

Online Class
Understanding Interfacings
Understanding Interfacings

Class Details

Simplicity 1317

photo
by: AmberSage

Review
Fusible Interfacing DVD

Fusible Interfacing DVD

Pattern Details
Beginner Sewing Lab 104 - A downloadable Book by Shannon Gifford

Beginner Sewing Lab 104  - A downloadable Book by Shannon Gifford

Pattern Details

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2016 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.