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Posted on:3/22/11 10:27 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 5 people   
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Nickersmarie said... (4/2/13 1:06 PM) Reply
I too did not like the method of leaving the side seams raw. I trimmed them and then finished them with single fold bias tape, as is done between the bodice and the peplum. I am quite happy with this, in fact I love the outfit. I made a 3 tiered heavy tulle petticoat to wear with it. Have not made the hat yet.
jvlong said... (9/27/12 6:34 PM) Reply
If a lace-up-the-front bodice does not fit, you can make a panel a few inches wide, in a contrasting fabric, grommet it and lace up either side. It looks fine, and saves you from having to make a new bodice.
LollyD said... (3/3/12 6:38 PM) Reply
Love the finished costume! Thanks for the helpful tips!
Trephas2003 said... (3/23/11 9:29 AM) Reply
It looks beautiful!
Leda2 said... (3/23/11 6:24 AM) Reply
Very nice!!! I agree with you about it being so hot in polyester at outdoor events. But your outfit is so cute, I would try going on a cloudy day!!
nicegirl said... (3/22/11 10:42 AM) Reply
Thank you for all the tips in your review. Love the way it looks!
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