Advice 1: How to sew a medieval dress

The middle ages are attracted not only for its history. Any modern woman will never deny myself the pleasure to put on in the case of extremely feminine dress of the noble ladies of the time. Some models you can make with your own hands.
How to sew a medieval dress
You will need
  • - fabric (silk, linen, cotton, wool, velvet optional).
  • - braid;
  • - threads;
  • centimeter;
  • - needle;
  • - Mel;
  • - decorative lace;
  • - hidden zip.
Start by selecting a style. It may be the medieval dress with corset and fluffy skirt, dress in country style is more simple and casual, usually linen or wool. Most often, women choose dressy, magnificent options as evening dresses. Elegant and original looks, blio – dress with wide sleeves (long or three quarters), with a flared skirt and a plunging neckline. Under this outfit, you will need golfiki or you can wear it without additional clothing, then you should not make the neckline too deep.
Redraw the pattern. You will need to remove all the necessary measurements to build it for yourself. In particular, note poluobhvat the bust and waist, hips, length, sleeve length. Need to measure the height of the openings, the volume of the hands near the shoulder.
Mark on the pattern its size, adding 1-2 cm to free fit. If you want to dress it was clearly on the figure, you then will be able to take in a little bit, but if it will get little or tailgating, then to add will already be difficult.
Make a sketch of how to lay out the pattern on a piece of fabric. To do this, find the fabric, check its width. Draw such a rectangle in proportion. On it lay a dressthat was folded in half along a symmetry axis on the center. Most likely, you'll need to purchase two lengths of the dress. That is, measure the desired length and buy fabric twice – for example, you want dress length 1.35 m, buy at least 2.7 m. If you want to dress it turned out not just to the floor, and with a small train, then increase the length of the product is still 10-20 centimeters.
After purchasing the fabric, fold it in half. Lay all parts on a piece of fabric, draw around them with chalk, not forgetting the seam. Be aware that some items of clothing are repeated, and some enough to fold in half (along the axis of symmetry). Then the detail must be put on the fabric so that the fold line of the pattern fell on the fold line of the fabric. When you cut an element, expand the fabric.
After cutting out parts and remove them and try. Often, these dresses are sewn with lace, but it is quite difficult, as the sides will have to increase so as to sew and loops for lacing. So the best buy hidden zip and insert it into the side seam. The lock is inserted in the most formfitting of the product – along the trunk to the leg approximately to the flared part of the skirt.
Making sure the dress is sitting properly, can astrocyte details. First, perform side seams, sew sleeves, then vystragivaetsja armhole.
The finished product need to decorate. With this purpose, sew the lace along neckline, hem, sleeves. The braid can be held in the centre of the dress to the bottom of the skirt. Styling will contribute to the lacing on the sleeve. Such better tie separately, and the lace can be sewn to the sleeve just below the shoulder. Wearing a dress, wrap the arm up to the elbow and tie a string or ribbon. Medieval outfit ready!
Do not buy fabric before will present the layout of the parts on a piece of cloth. Two lengths of the product is the minimum amount of fabric, but depending on your size and the desired width of the sleeves you may need a decent piece.
Useful advice
Wedges in the skirt can be inserted separately, which makes it possible to make the skirt smooth on the bottom edge, since the cutting out of whole cloth there is a danger that the dress will SAG and will have hem in addition to level. Accordingly, if you decide to insert the wedges in the pattern separate a few triangles on the sides.

Advice 2: How to buy a dress, if the breast and thighs of different sizes

Owners of non-standard shapes currently don't have to wear only blouses, skirts and pants. These ladies can choose a dress that will only emphasize their individuality.
How to buy a dress, if the breast and thighs of different sizes

Features custom shapes

The ideal of female beauty are ladies, which are proportional to the size of the thighs, chest and other parts of the body. Unfortunately, the perfect figure do not occur very often. Sometimes the proportion is so broken that it difficult for women to pick out clothes.

Custom are shapes that are difficult to attribute to any particular size range. These ladies thigh can be of the same size and the chest is 1-2 sizes smaller, or Vice versa.
Women of this type often wear baggy clothes, buying a larger size than necessary.

Designers claim that each type of shape you can pick up the style so that the clothes will profitably point out all advantages and hide flaws, but also visually adjust different breast size and hips.

Narrow or, conversely, wide hips, for example, you can hide under the dress of a special breed. There is also clothing for ladies with large Breasts. It is not necessary to pick apart a blouse and skirt or pants and a top. In the store you can buy a dress that will be perfect to sit on the model with irregular shape.

How to choose a dress

If hips women have a larger size compared to her Breasts, she should choose dresses that have a loose enough fit. The upper part of the garment may be tempting to fitting shape, and the lower part should be more extensive. In this case, the perfect flared from the waist line styles. The fluffy skirt will hide wide hips.

A great option for this type of figure will become a wrap dress. It is desirable that the bottom of it was flared. If the difference between bust and hips is not as pronounced, you can try to look for a dress in a loose silhouette in the Empire style.

The owners of lush Breasts and narrow hips you should not purchase the tight outfits. It looks not very nice. Better to give preference to curvy dresses. The upper part of them should be decorated with frills, ruffles. The bodice should have poluprilegayuschy fit.

Narrow hips will hide the dress having so-called a-line silhouette. Such women may be advised to pay attention to a tent dress or dress with a balloon skirt, a.
Owners of non-standard shapes can be advised to make dresses to order. When performing individual tailoring will take into account all features of the figure.

When selecting the size you should focus on that part of the body, which is smaller, provided that the cut of the dress allows it. Baggy clothes look very unattractive and did not paint their owner.
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