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Posted on: 8/17/11 11:33 PM
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Ever sewn up a white skirt or dress and not been able to wear it because it's see-through - even with a heavy slip underneath? Check out these wardrobe malfunctions: http://garbage.strodong.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Jennifer-Aniston-Transparent-White-Skirts.jpg?cda6c1

The solution? An old theater trick: add a black slip behind a white one! Black absorbs light and won't show through the garment fabric.


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tucsoncarol said... (9/2/12 6:59 PM) Reply
Great idea, thanks babbling brook.
A of the M's said... (3/6/12 6:47 PM) Reply
Now I feel freer to buy or make a white skirt. GREAT tip!
Barbara R said... (8/26/11 11:31 PM) Reply
Wow, this would never have occured to me in a million years! I will have to check this technique out.
Merry G said... (8/18/11 8:38 PM) Reply
Wow. Tks that is a great idea
RLL said... (8/18/11 10:18 AM) Reply
Well I have to say I have never heard this one before. I will give it a try!
Elke said... (8/18/11 9:21 AM) Reply
Great idea!
 
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