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I spy S1877 hip ruffles
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Date: 6/4/12 12:06 PM

This is actress Kathryn McCormick at the MTV awards:

and to think I had questioned those ruffles on S1877:

Morphology: Petite at 1m53 (5'), Burda size altered 19 or altered 38, Big 4 size 10 or 12 depending on ease;
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Date: 6/5/12 10:24 AM

Ah - I thought you were talking about patterns for making sleeves. Hip ruffles are indeed "in" but those who can and want to wear them are few and far between.

------ to follow the progress on my next ballgown.

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Date: 6/5/12 11:40 AM

I think it's for the under 25 year old crowd.

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