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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 4258 (Bridal gown)

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Posted on:7/5/08 5:48 AM
Last Updated:7/5/08 5:56 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 3 people   
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CMMinABQ said... (8/19/08 1:31 PM) Reply
Curlysu717, I got my crinoline on ebay. As far as changing the skirt...i just cut 4 yards of fabric to skirt length, leaving seam and hem allowance, and gathered it. Pinned gathered edge to bodice, adjusting to fit, and stitched it on. Inserted zipper as normal.
CurlySu717 said... (8/15/08 1:31 AM) Reply
How do you change the skirt to a gathered full skirt? And where can you buy crinolines these days?
Annette1 said... (7/7/08 5:39 PM) Reply
I LOVE THIS, especially with your red crinoline. :o) Wonderful pairing of fabrics, color and fit!
CurlyCrafter said... (7/6/08 6:28 PM) Reply
You look so great! And you'll look even more fabulous in a wedding gown I'm sure!
rozzybabe said... (7/6/08 12:26 PM) Reply
Gorgeous & cute as well. Cannot wait to see it in a bridal gown!!
angie.a said... (7/6/08 9:46 AM) Reply
OMGosh this is adorable! I'm a sucker for a 50s silhouette!! I use a highlighter on those patterns with multiple view instructions, and just highlight the instructions for the view I'm making in one color. Then if you make a different view, use a different color. That way you don't miss any!
crisford said... (7/6/08 8:32 AM) Reply
Absolutely wonderful dress!
solosmocker said... (7/5/08 10:17 PM) Reply
How cute is that! Darling dress. I love the way you used the stretch lace with the print.
svenskaflicka said... (7/5/08 3:19 PM) Reply
50s fabulous! Love the look.
lmg said... (7/5/08 1:23 PM) Reply
Wow. Stunning gown. Love the red petticoat underneath.
Amanda S. said... (7/5/08 12:38 PM) Reply
Well, I never even looked at this pattern before. You made it your own with the changes. I like!
Leora said... (7/5/08 11:12 AM) Reply
Beautiful!
Frogstitcher said... (7/5/08 10:37 AM) Reply
Your dress definitely has that '50s flair. It is absolutely darling and the addition of the crinoline with just a little red lace peeking out is so cute. Good luck on the wedding gown.
Morisot said... (7/5/08 10:22 AM) Reply
Your work paid off -- your alterations turned this into a very sexy 50's pouf look!
MissCelie said... (7/5/08 8:39 AM) Reply
How fun and retro! Love the petticoat peeking from underneath too.
Dei said... (7/5/08 8:09 AM) Reply
How fabulously retro!
 
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