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Joyce F
Posted 2018-09-03 6:40 PM (#92704)
Subject: Suitable fabric?



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I have a length of ponte knit and would like to make a dress like this:
3/4 length sleeves, v neck and back zipper. I am thick around the middle, and I've found it better to have a waistline seam. I would like the skirt front to have a sort of overwrap look. I am wondering if this front waist area would be too thick for ponte. What do you think?
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Posted 2018-09-04 6:05 PM (#92707 - in reply to #92704)
Subject: Re: Suitable fabric?


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Hi, Joyce
I would suggest you grade down on the seam, so its'not to much fabric. (After sewing)
a flat over wrapwould be ok but of you try to use pleats and folds it could lead into being thick and bulky.
another option is to use a lighter fabric for the overwrap.
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