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Anyone used the Collette patterns?
the chantilly dress?


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#1 Guest_3Keiki_*

Posted 01 December 2012 - 09:05 AM

having some issues with it - need some help?

http://www.colettepatterns.com/shop/chantilly

#2 SuezS

Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:47 AM

I have but not that one. Have you tried their forum or Crafty Mamas?  
Marie has made it
http://quirkythreads.blogspot.com.au/

#3 YodaTheWrinkledOne

Posted 05 December 2012 - 10:20 AM

Nope, but I'm going to buy it!  biggrin.gif  It looks lovely.

#4 Guest_3Keiki_*

Posted 05 December 2012 - 11:04 AM

oh Yoda do get it!
It is beautiful, I finsihed it at 2am this morning and once I figured out my fit problem am just in love with it. I have done their HAZEL too and it is a gorgeous everyday dress, but this has turned into a lovely special occasion dress for sure

#5 Milly Molly Mandy

Posted 05 December 2012 - 11:39 AM

It's lovely, I have a very small bust, would it be too puffy?

#6 Guest_3Keiki_*

Posted 05 December 2012 - 11:50 AM

I think there is a tute on their site for reducing the bust darts....
I had to make a bunch of adjustments; decreasing waist dart, bust dart,
Good luck

#7 SuezS

Posted 05 December 2012 - 12:55 PM

It is easy to do a small bust adjustment. Look around the web for tutorials or buy a pattern adjustment book.  It is worth it to fit the pattern to your body properly. I am a "C" cup and found that I didn't need to adjust the Parafait pattern. I think Colette are generally designed for "C"s



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