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jodibbqn
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Missouri USA
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Date: 4/17/12 2:23 PM

A friend of mine emailed me a pic of a women's dress that she wants me to make for her. However, I'm still a bit new to sewing and MUST have a pattern. I was hoping someone here might know of a pattern that 'goes with' the pic.

jodibbqn
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Date: 4/17/12 2:24 PM

(Looking at the women's dress; not the girl's dress)

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Date: 4/17/12 2:38 PM

I'm afraid I can't get the attachment to work.

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Date: 4/17/12 11:54 PM

I can't either.

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Date: 4/18/12 2:16 AM

Me either.

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Christine Central Coast NSW

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Date: 4/18/12 9:15 AM

Sorry to be a negative Nancy here, but are you sure you want to undertake this task? If you are new to sewing, the idea of making a dress for someone else is a VERY daunting thing. Consider the many many questions and concerns in PR about how to fit one's own body by experienced stitchers. Wishing you well, whatever you decide to do.
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Debra

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Date: 4/18/12 9:21 AM

From the URL, it looks like the photo you are trying to link is an attachment in a Facebook message...which means none of us can see it because we don't have access.

Link to the original site for the photo, or save the photo to a site like photobucket and repost, then we will be able to see.

But to echo posters above...if you are a new sewist, are you sure you want to embark on sewing for someone else? I have been sewing for 32 years, and I am still hesitant to fit other people, especially if I don't have immediate access to the individual I am fitting.

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Michelle

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Date: 4/30/12 10:19 PM

Thank you for the replies... I emailed her back and said I wasn't comfortable with the project.

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