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Posted on:3/28/10 10:06 PM
Last Updated:3/31/10 11:13 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 3 people   
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jewelsew said... (3/31/10 3:05 PM) Reply
Courageous young woman, I salute you!
MCBurbage said... (3/31/10 12:29 PM) Reply
Thanks for the explanation. I hadn't realized that you made up your own side back piece and apparently cut off all the peplum-type pieces (basques, I think I've seen them called). From looking at various patterns from the 19th century, I think the usual thing is to have two or three darts on each front piece, a side back, and a back.
MCBurbage said... (3/30/10 11:30 AM) Reply
Why did you cut the side back piece (3) out of chiffon instead of dupioni, and how did you manage to make the bodice without using the side back piece? I love the drawing on the pattern website and would love to make this bodice. Thank you for posting the link to the pattern.
fourkid said... (3/29/10 9:59 AM) Reply
Wow - this is beautiful - your best one yet!!! I can see the peacock in the costumed costume ball - I think I get it.
Trephas2003 said... (3/7/10 5:18 PM) Reply
It looks great!
 
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