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Pattern Reviews> New Look> 6456 (Misses' Evening Tops and Skirt)

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Posted on:10/8/05 2:52 AM
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jojoeffe said... (10/10/05 2:48 AM) Reply
Hi Amy T - Shapewell seems to be an Australian thing - it's a woven sew-in interfacing used for formalwear. It's great for fitted garments to provide structure and also to put in fabric bags. I have found it in a few weights. I think it's cotton. The acetate went on the top, the cotton underneath and the shapewell under that. Ryan's mom - hopefully i can get a picture if i didn't cause a bridal meltdown by making the pattern go the wrong way...
ryan's mom said... (10/9/05 9:19 AM) Reply
The outfit looks lovely. Any chance you can post a pic with her in it? I love looking at formalwear.
Danvillegirl said... (10/9/05 8:52 AM) Reply
Very nice!
AnneM said... (10/9/05 8:27 AM) Reply
Very nice. Lovely colors.
bunz said... (10/8/05 1:00 PM) Reply
VERY pretty! Do you know the US equivalent of "shapewell" underlining? I need something like this.
Amy T said... (10/8/05 12:58 PM) Reply
Very nice! The sideways pattern is very subtle and the bride may not even notice. I've never heard of shapewell--what is it? It sounds like you underlined the acetate with two layers, the poplin and the shapewell, is that right?
melgosews said... (10/8/05 10:12 AM) Reply
The fabrics are pretty and coordinate so nice. Hope we get to see her in it!
Levone said... (10/8/05 8:40 AM) Reply
Your outfit turned out very pretty. I'm sure she will love it.
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