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How do you line a dress with a slit?
maeve100

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Date: 8/2/10 8:20 PM

Hi there,

I wanted to make a dress similar to this one:
http://www.promgirl.com/popups/biggerimage.cfm?filename=/_img/PRODUCTS/500/PromGirl-479466309.jpg

But I am unsure how to handle the slit with the lining. With any dress I have made before the lining was just attached at the top of the dress and then hung down as a seperate "skirt" underneath the outside of the dress.

With a slit in the dress you can see some of the inside of the skirt - so how do you handle attaching the lining to the skirt of the dress? They wouldn't naturally stick together - so how do I achieve this? The fabric I am using can't be ironed, so I can't simply use iron on interfacing to attach two pieces of fabric.

Any ideas?

Thank you so much, in advance!
Liz
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In reply to maeve100

Date: 8/2/10 8:34 PM

You need to add to the center back seam allowance on the garment so that you have a facing. You need to look at a sewing book to see how it's done. Easier to explain with pictures.

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maeve100

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Date: 8/2/10 8:40 PM

Yes, pictures would be most helpful, haha. What term should I be searching for online/in the index?
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Date: 8/3/10 10:45 AM

This month's Threads has a "Master Class" article on lining a vented skirt. It explains it well with lots of pictures.
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In reply to MelissaL88

Date: 8/3/10 2:26 PM

Exactly. It looks good. I'd look for sewing and lining a dress with a vent.

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In reply to MelissaL88

Date: 8/3/10 2:40 PM

I didn't see a copy of it at Michaels when I went, so I will have to order it online. Is the magazine article for a straight, business suit type skirt - or for a dress type skirt? Or would the techniques be the same for both? :-)

Thanks for the tip!
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