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Help! Bonning is showing through satin. Is there a way to prevent this?
ah0221 5 Today at 2:03 AM by Maripat
Long Distance Dress Making (Pages 1 2)
Creating a simple vintage inspired for a friend, who happens to like 3200 miles away.
mdetka 11 7/21/14 11:19 AM by shiborisan
Bubbling silk satin with silk organza interfacing
Please help!
emward1687 7 7/17/14 11:48 AM by JKimes
Sleeve Alteration Question
Neckline Raised from shoulder, how to alter sleeve for new armhole
SewingMom 2 7/14/14 8:30 AM by PattyE
mother of the bride with MS (Pages 1 2)
we need something comfortable
meleliza 17 7/8/14 4:39 AM by Vibekeinyork
Altering an heirloom communion dress (Pages 1 2)
Shorten sleeves, replace lining and change collar
meleliza 14 7/6/14 2:28 PM by meleliza
Problems with McCalls 6466
Need help with instructions
chickman 1 6/30/14 4:26 PM by HelenM01
Help with wedding dress
adapting a pattern for a fuller skirt
Mia1875 6 6/29/14 3:21 PM by Catina
Finished Pictures of that cap sleeve with the extensions attached
Heavenly Design 9 6/26/14 7:36 PM by solosmocker
Need help - saggy area under bust in muslin
somewherenorth 9 6/26/14 5:04 PM by Catina
Newbie question about lightweight twill...
Lightweight Twill
LoriMinnesota 2 6/26/14 4:22 PM by LoriMinnesota
Let Me Tell You About My Curse (Pages 1 2 3)
I never was meant to be fancy.
indianajoni 25 6/25/14 1:10 PM by meleliza
wedding dress Alteration
ladyampton 4 6/24/14 11:42 PM by skae
Hemmng a bridesmaid dress
what would an alterations person charge?
Doris W. in TN 9 6/23/14 11:42 PM by kittykate
How to attach beaded lace to a tulle layered over organza
Heavenly Design 8 6/23/14 2:40 AM by MilongueraThreads
Hemming a gown with a train
Heavenly Design 9 6/21/14 12:51 PM by HelenM01
Making my daughter a prom dress (Pages 1 2 3)
prom dress from start to finish
tailored 22 6/18/14 5:43 PM by tailored
A rave for DD's faith in me (kinda) (Pages 1 2 3 4)
And a rant about a prom dress company
Changma 32 6/17/14 8:51 PM by utahliz
Can anyone identify this fabric for me?
Heavenly Design 4 6/17/14 11:05 AM by Catina
How to add length to a cap sleeve on a wedding dress (Pages 1 2 3)
Alteration
Heavenly Design 21 6/17/14 8:07 AM by Heavenly Design
Taking in a wedding dress (Pages 1 2)
Wedding dress too small above the waist
DebJ 11 6/13/14 8:32 PM by ThreadsofFaith
Crinoline Help
Drafting for Bell Shape
LadyDoctissima 9 6/12/14 10:00 AM by LadyDoctissima
flange skirt (Pages 1 2 3 ... 5)
how to achieve vera wang's flange skirt effect?
dmariecouture 42 6/7/14 12:08 PM by maryishbish
Elastic waist stays
Tbomb 5 6/2/14 5:25 PM by Doris W. in TN
Help with Wedding Dress Neckline Gaping (Pages 1 2)
Liveaboard Sews 11 5/28/14 2:11 PM by maxermoo
prom dress fabrics
i need help with finding some fabrics for my prom dress
bridgett98 6 5/28/14 11:14 AM by bridgett98
sleeveless faced bodice with guipure lace
halifaxious 3 5/19/14 3:05 PM by ToileAndTrouble
Taking in heavily beaded gown at the zipper (Pages 1 2)
BluestRose 12 5/13/14 7:32 PM by cst designs
Rouching tips PLEASE??!?
I have no idea what I'm doing.
KamiSue2 7 5/11/14 1:25 AM by sewtofit
Question about lace midriff
Chococat 6 5/9/14 8:11 AM by stirwatersblue
Vogue Pattern 2134 (Badgley Mischka Gown)
etchgirl 1 5/5/14 7:04 AM by KathySews
Lining of strapless dress shows when dress "settles"
Would an extra row of stitches to the underlining help?
Engrmom1 4 5/3/14 11:55 AM by Engrmom1
Making and selling wedding veils
RobbieK 6 5/3/14 8:43 AM by Tall Mary
horsehair braid in lining?
renjon7798 6 5/1/14 7:48 PM by tourist
Wedding Dress Sewing - Silk Woes
Anne-Rose 5 5/1/14 1:00 PM by Doris W. in TN
any Indian seamstresses in the Midwest?
Indian wedding dress alterations
MsKate 3 4/29/14 10:18 PM by Maia B
chiffon skirt pattern
looking for a pattern to make a chiffon skirt
phieldsie 3 4/27/14 10:11 PM by tailormaid
enclosed hem trouble
having trouble re-hemming a gown w/lining
croixmom 6 4/26/14 11:20 AM by croixmom
prom gown hemline
roziebelle 7 4/25/14 10:06 AM by tourist
Making a necktie - any tips?
meleliza 9 4/14/14 7:43 PM by meleliza
HELP!! Update! (Pages 1 2)
renjon7798 12 4/12/14 11:33 PM by renjon7798
HELP!! (Pages 1 2)
renjon7798 10 4/6/14 12:47 PM by stirwatersblue
Frustrated
Needle trouble
aubrierosalani 3 4/4/14 12:50 PM by beauturbo
HELP
Needle Woes
aubrierosalani 2 4/4/14 0:49 AM by SewLibra
Making a cummerbund/belt/waist cincher (Pages 1 2)
General thoughts?
tourist 10 3/31/14 10:23 AM by SheBear0320
Sewing my own wedding dress Burda 7251 - wedding one month today! Help! (Pages 1 2)
To horsehair hem or not to horsehair hem
Helendipity 13 3/30/14 9:24 PM by RipStitcher
Modifying pattern for lace-up back
fashioniq 2 3/30/14 2:18 PM by sewcrazee
Bridal alteration advice needed
meleliza 7 3/30/14 12:26 PM by meleliza
Really cool long gown pattern? (Pages 1 2)
AneliseN 11 3/22/14 1:31 PM by meleliza
Matching lace on side seam with darts
JudieL 3 3/9/14 8:12 PM by helen in oz
Wedding dress boning structure (Pages 1 2)
I am looking for some help in how to make a supportive under structure/ corset for my wedding dress
KristinaT 14 3/9/14 0:24 AM by Susanishere
Pattern modification for bridal gown? (Pages 1 2)
Thoughts or wisdom on a bridal sewing adventure
Nillalishis 12 3/8/14 10:41 PM by carry
Boy's white linen suit - make or just buy it? (Pages 1 2)
meleliza 10 3/7/14 1:36 PM by meleliza
Dress form for evening Bridal wear
would like it to be hieght and bust, waist and hip
Dana Cetz 1 3/4/14 10:17 PM by bunnypn
Whats the best way to play?
Will craft imatation of the bridal faric work for play
Dana Cetz 5 3/3/14 1:23 PM by Dana Cetz
Any competiti?ons
Do you know of ay evening wear/ Bridal competitions?
Dana Cetz 3 3/2/14 10:56 AM by Dana Cetz
Can't find pattern for a wedding dress
Floaty dress with train
ilikesewing 7 2/24/14 3:11 PM by HelenM01
Need help finding dress pattern
somewherenorth 9 2/22/14 6:03 PM by meleliza
Help with mermaid bottom
sewjosew 2 2/15/14 6:41 PM by beauturbo
a dress to hand down when little sister is taller?
meleliza 9 2/13/14 11:08 AM by meleliza
Silicon Gel for Strapless dresses (Pages 1 2)
ryan's mom 14 2/12/14 7:54 AM by ryan's mom
Ballroom gown blog
Young stitcher doing lovely work
tourist 3 2/6/14 9:34 PM by Cheyene
1920's wedding veil - how to make one
Frog24 7 1/30/14 7:40 PM by MegquiltsinVT
1920's formal patterns
ramoleis 2 1/15/14 11:03 PM by MaryDB
Scalloped edge lace
Fabric sources
Caseyann 6 1/15/14 6:35 PM by ALTmentalities
crocheted yardage for wedding dress (Pages 1 2)
ALTmentalities 14 1/15/14 1:19 PM by ALTmentalities
Shortening my wedding dress
Just need some advice please! All help appreciated.
the tea fairy 5 1/14/14 3:12 PM by the tea fairy
Looking for a pattern similar to this bridesmaids dress
ndilemma 5 1/14/14 7:05 AM by Baja Susana
Bodice Boning? (Pages 1 2)
kowgiirl.up 18 1/4/14 3:35 PM by meleliza
Adding bra cups to bridal gown
BluestRose 2 1/4/14 3:22 PM by meleliza
Sewing Silk Tulle & Lace (Pages 1 2 3)
luckysweetheart 21 1/3/14 2:36 AM by MaryDB
attached sash vs separate sash (Pages 1 2)
girls formal wear
meleliza 10 12/24/13 3:11 PM by meleliza
Infinity Dress
storing
MaryElise 4 12/18/13 8:09 PM by Karla Kizer
Where can you buy this wire edged tulle
Need wire edged tulle for a petticoat, for a jr. bridesmaid.
textilegram 7 11/30/13 9:25 PM by Brine
Wedding dress DONE! Thanks for all the help... (Pages 1 2 3)
ALTmentalities 24 11/26/13 10:51 AM by Baja Susana
Evening Dress Strap Help!
Evening Dress Strap Help!
Infaenyte 7 11/25/13 4:12 AM by Infaenyte
Tulle of Couturiers? (Pages 1 2)
What type of tulle do couture houses use for gowns?
RobinMacKillop 16 11/21/13 2:35 AM by UrbanFool
Wedding Dress Bodice (Pages 1 2 3)
kowgiirl.up 23 11/15/13 8:57 AM by CozyCotton
Hem on evening gown
ladyampton 3 11/14/13 9:59 PM by MaryDB
Handling Fabric
How to deal with lining fabrics.
Madbod 4 11/2/13 7:06 PM by Madbod
Bridal Veil
Cut edge?
Pinkytoo 9 10/21/13 1:34 PM by Pinkytoo
What is a waist stay/pseudo waist
kowgiirl.up 2 10/18/13 5:33 PM by kowgiirl.up
Bias cut? Need help! (Pages 1 2)
Busty girl wants THIS dress.
Mary Themom 12 10/18/13 3:56 AM by Mary Themom
Girls (2/3T) Square Neck with deep v back dress pattern?
pattern recommendation
HHH 2 10/14/13 9:34 PM by NancyZL
Pressing?
SandraD 4 10/10/13 6:59 PM by SandraD
Making DD wedding gown and I need a pattern for the train and skirt
The back appears to have a godet at center below hips
Maripat 8 10/1/13 5:07 PM by kowgiirl.up
Reinforce shoulders of organza type wedding gown bodice (Pages 1 2)
I don't want the shoulders or side seam to rip on the wedding day
Maripat 11 9/30/13 10:21 PM by MaryDB
Source for soft tulle for a skin sensitive bride (Pages 1 2 3)
DD gets hives. She also wants a flowey look.
Maripat 22 9/30/13 6:19 PM by bestgrammy
Bridal Fabric (Pages 1 2)
kowgiirl.up 11 9/30/13 4:21 PM by kowgiirl.up
Larger cup sizes for wedding gown patterns
do companies make them yet?
fulcherann 0 9/28/13 10:55 AM by fulcherann
help with underlayer fabric for a lace overlayer
fabric weight and movement choices
jewelsfashions 2 9/28/13 10:33 AM by jewelsfashions
Altering the cup size to a corset
fulcherann 0 9/28/13 9:31 AM by fulcherann
Bridal gown V-back gaping... HELP! (Pages 1 2)
ALTmentalities 16 9/26/13 11:48 PM by carry
Wedding Dress Lining Help (Pages 1 2)
kowgiirl.up 12 9/24/13 0:24 AM by 61sew4fun
One more bodice fitting question... why the wrinkles??
ALTmentalities 6 9/23/13 11:05 PM by Catina
formal dress with corsetry
difficulty level/how
carolbee 3 9/23/13 9:47 PM by Catina
Placement of bra cups (Pages 1 2)
Sewn at an angle or straight?
DLSews 10 9/23/13 9:56 AM by 61sew4fun
So happy and relieved... (Pages 1 2 3)
Just finished pinning up the hems on the last of five bridesmaids dresses!
Terri A 23 9/11/13 1:50 PM by Terri A
Downton Abbey / Edwardian patterns
elerrina 8 9/10/13 1:06 PM by elerrina
Communion Dress (Pages 1 2 3)
will this work?
emilyibis 20 9/7/13 2:04 AM by emilyibis
Wedding dress train
Adding train to wedding dress pattern
mommaovfive 3 9/2/13 8:21 PM by mommaovfive
help me find a pattern (photo attatched)
kateandjack 3 8/29/13 8:51 PM by fattyboomboom
Wedding Dress for April
kmbrn84 4 8/28/13 9:02 AM by kmbrn84
bridal garter
attaching applique
Linda 4 8/27/13 10:01 PM by Linda
Am I in over my head?Pattern Advice (Pages 1 2 3 ... 6)
kowgiirl.up 54 8/26/13 3:45 PM by carolynw
Pattern Size Help
kowgiirl.up 8 8/26/13 1:41 PM by kowgiirl.up
Button Loops and buttons.
Elaray 4 8/25/13 4:57 PM by EsseG
Best fabric for vintage Simplicity 1461 inspired wedding dress (Pages 1 2)
Fabric suggestions needed
ChildOfTheWild 16 8/23/13 4:17 PM by solosmocker
How to do a pattern adjustment when pencil skirt is too short in the back
CertKAB 5 8/20/13 1:46 AM by CertKAB
I need advice on this! (Pages 1 2)
Terri A 11 8/15/13 0:30 AM by Terri A
mother of groom dress HELP (Pages 1 2)
March Wedding 2014
4sons 12 8/14/13 2:59 PM by 4sons
Wedding dress for daughter (Pages 1 2 3 4)
lace princess style
Marie367 30 8/13/13 9:17 PM by Marie367
Short documentary about sewist of formal funeral wear
Tailypo 1 8/6/13 11:40 AM by Julia C
Adding concealed bra cups (Pages 1 2)
prostheticsgirl 17 8/2/13 9:41 AM by DolphinDancer30
wedding dress train - stopping it from bunching up
rmusic1 6 7/28/13 8:40 PM by carry
Embroidery Software
kitty11 2 7/28/13 0:15 AM by pamyjo2001
Lace back wedding dress (Pages 1 2)
how to stabilize and line?
cequimby 11 7/27/13 6:03 PM by carry
Gown #9 is done (Pages 1 2)
Fab Fifties turquoise gown
tourist 12 7/26/13 12:33 PM by tourist
wedding dress with stretch lace???
ALTmentalities 8 7/26/13 7:38 AM by ALTmentalities
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