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Couture Snippet - A Tutorial on how to take a dress down a size or two

how to alter a dress - take it down a size or two

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Redesign Time: How to make a dress perfect for you

How to make a dress perfect for you! #altering #tips #beforeafter

Step 1. Try on your dress inside out and determine how much you need to take in at the back, and pin. It's kind of hard doing this on your own, so I'd suggest the help of a friend, or doing it on a dress form. Lay your dress flat, lining up the waistband, hem, and neckline, and pin down the entire dress. Sew with a straight stitch from neckline to hemline, as seen below.

It's just 4 rectangles. Measure shoulder to hem length, then girth at widest part and divide by 4. Add seam allowance. Sew allowing for neckline, arm holes. No pattern needed. 1/2 hour, max!....

Tutorial at http://fiveandcounting-motherof5.blogspot.com/2011/04/portfolio-in-linen-how-to-do-pockets.html. Nx

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Salvage an old dress

How to turn a too-small dress into a chic new frock

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10 Free Woman's T-Shirt Up-cycled to Dress Patterns & Tutorials

10 Free Woman's T-Shirt Up-cycled to Dress Patterns & Tutorials! EASY, EASY EASY!

Refashioning a long skirt into a dress. I would say to decoratively serge the sleeves or serge it and then hem it if you have a serger.

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Adding a circle skirt to a dress: How to draw the perfect pattern

1940S Dress Patterns Free | 1940's Pinafore Dress - Vintage Reproduction FRONT VIEW | Flickr ...

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Easy Short Sleeved Dress Pattern - Elastic Waist, Short Kimono Sleeve

DIY dress with pattern

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The DIY Tailor: How to Hem Dress Pants Like a Pro

The DIY Tailor: How to Hem Dress Pants Like a Pro ~ this is a -really- good step-by-step tutorial with photos.