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Tips & Techniques > Lingerie for Dummies (literally!)

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Posted by: Robie Kentspeth
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Posted on: 7/2/05 1:38 PM
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Whenever I am making a garment for which there may be a lingerie-exposure problem (plunging front or back neckline or boatneck, for example), I put my existing lingerie on my dress form dummy while I'm fitting. This lets me know whether 1) I need to change the fit of the garment or 2) I need to buy new lingerie!

When I sew for brides, I always have them bring their foundation garments and shoes - I'm not sure why it took me so long to make the connection to do this with my dummy for my own sewing.

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lost said... (7/27/05 5:53 AM) Reply
super great idea!
Oopsy-Daisy! said... (7/3/05 7:29 PM) Reply
Thanks for the smile! Great idea!
AnneM said... (7/3/05 4:29 PM) Reply
Cute title. Great idea.
Susan M said... (7/3/05 1:36 PM) Reply
Great idea. So simple but not obvious. Thanks for the tip.
 
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