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  1. Sandra Rutherford

    resale ballroom gowns for tall women

    Hi all -- so I altered the blue dress to fit me. I took off the white diamonds so it fits a shorter person better. Anyway the pink dress is still available. Bead droppers are really nice.
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    Sprucing up my Standard gown - sewing questions!

    Note she says "Alternatively, the skirt can be cut in an "A" shape, with some of the fullness removed from waist to hip." So the pattern must have two ways to cut the tulle. I thought the video (Andrea's video tutorial on arm mobility.) was super interesting. The final sleeve was starting to...
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    Sprucing up my Standard gown - sewing questions!

    I agree but there needs to be more than one layer of tulle or it won't look like a tulle skirt.
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    Sprucing up my Standard gown - sewing questions!

    You see Loraine and Andrew at 14.26 min on the floor alone. I think there are several layers of something else under a few layers of tulle. Not sure what they put underneath. As I said above one of the dance teachers who likes these kinds of dresses said chiffon underneath. Note however, that...
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    Sprucing up my Standard gown - sewing questions!

    Okay my copy of Vogue Patterns came today and it had information on how to make a party tulle skirt. So here it is:
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    Sprucing up my Standard gown - sewing questions!

    So I talked to one of our pros who loves to have tulle skirts. She is a standard dancer no smooth. She said 3 layers of tulle is the minimum and then it should be lined with something like chiffon. I would gather the layers and attach them to an elastic band then attach the elastic band to the...
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    Sprucing up my Standard gown - sewing questions!

    The finer tulle that is soft to touch.
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    Sprucing up my Standard gown - sewing questions!

    Can someone tell me how to make those curly cue floats from chiffon? How do I edge it so it is a little curly?
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    Tall girl's dresses

    Blue one is now sold.
  10. Sandra Rutherford

    resale ballroom gowns for tall women

    I hope you have looked at our ad for a smooth and rhythm dress. My daughter is 5'10"
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    Tall girl's dresses

    Here is a picture of the back.
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    Sprucing up my Standard gown - sewing questions!

    Our dance teacher likes Chrisanne's https://www.chrisanne-clover.com/products/bra_cups
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    Tall girl's dresses

    Hi I have 2 dresses for a tall girl, 5 ft 10 inches. Let me know if you are interested. $400 each. Hi I have 2 dresses for a tall girl, 5 ft 10 inches. Let me know if you are interested. $400 each.
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    selling shoes

    Hi all I am still trying to sell these gently used shoes for a good price! Let me know!
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    Sprucing up my Standard gown - sewing questions!

    Hi Scullystwin 42 Today I asked my dance teacher who is amazing at designing dresses and he said on the right.