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How to Alter a Dress With a Side Zipper
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fabulous illustration on how to measure and alter patterns
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dress, apparently its easy to sew: It's just 4 rectangles. Measure shoulder to hem length, then girth at widest part (hips?) and divide by 4. Add seam allowance. Sew allowing for neckline, arm holes. No pattern needed. 1/2 hour, max!
DIY dress refashion tutorial (shorten the dress by making a new gathered waistline, instead of re-hemming)
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