Advice 1: How to make a bow on a dress

Want to give a lightness and femininity to your outfit? Use the bow as a decoration of clothes, and even the easiest cut will be turned into a designer dress. Bow tied elegantly attracts attention. It can be located on the neckline, at the waist (instead of belt), hem or neckline.
How to make a bow on a dress
You will need
  • - ribbon (satin);
  • needle;
  • thread;
  • - a pair of scissors.
Make a classic (French) bow on dress. This is a beautiful and simple bow and are very popular now. It is used as when tying shoelaces, and decoration gifts. Take the two ends of the ribbon, fold them in such a way to make "ears". Put these "ears" criss-cross, then his right ear pass through a loop. Carefully tighten the bowIR and unfold. If the ribbon is wide, the ends cut off at an angle, instead of ribbon, cord, the ends of the cord tie a knot.
Make a small bowIR for suit or dress - it gives the garment more attractive. Take the tape and cut about 25 cm, connect the ends to the middle and make fixing stitch using a needle and thread. Cut ribbons 5 cm, put this piece in the place of joints, wrapping them, and with the reverse side of the lock the stitch. You got the bowIR, now it is possible to sew to the dress.
Create a bow with several layers, designed to decorate evening dresses. To do this, take a wide ribbon and fold it in a pile, alternately applying the tape edges on top of each other (we must start from the center of the tape). Length of the overlay edges of the tape in the future will be equal to the length of the loop bow. You can stay for 6-8 layers and connect them in the center of one stitch. Alternately loosen each received loop on the wrong side and fold out (start with the bottom layer). If you create a bowand you used the soft texture of the tape, the upper loops connect.
Before tightening the classic bow, check that the loop came out of the same size, the ribbon is right side out, and in any case it is not twisted.
Useful advice
A more interesting variant of the multi-layered bow: the bottom loop of the bow - large top – small. To do this, each subsequent layer of tape should be one step smaller than the previous layer.

When creating bows and ribbons turn your imagination: take ribbons of different colors (2, 3, etc. colors), different widths and create different forms of bows.

Advice 2: How to make a dress

Dress is an indispensable item of clothing. It is always able to change a woman forever, to give her an incredible femininity and elegance. If you are unable to purchase a dress of your dreams, you can sew.
How to make a dress
You will need
  • Fabric
  • Paper-graph paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Sewing machine
Take measurements and record in the table. Measurements should be taken into account the following parameters: bust, waist, hip, front length to waist back length to waist, arm length, shoulder width, breast width, breast height, breast-distance, deep neck, deep arm openings, the line of the hips from the waist, skirt length.
How to make a dress
Build a basic bodice pattern. To do this, draw a vertical line mid-front and back. Draw a horizontal line of the hips and move the waist line at a distance equal to the length of the hip line.
How to make a dress
Draw from the waist line of the breast at a distance equal to the depth of the armhole. Mark the point of the width of the chest.
Put the values on the chest front and back and draw a vertical line through the resulting points.
Mark the width of hips, length of front to waist from waist line, the length of back to waist from the waist line.
Check that the middle of the Darts at the waist line of the front was at the most protruding points of the chest. Set aside half of the breast away from the line mid-front. The middle of the Darts at the waist line of the back should be at the distance of half the chest distance minus 0.5 cm from the mid line of the back.
Draw the lines of the side sections with given constant values.

Swipe Darts in the waist back and front given the constant and variables.
Spend the neckline backless. Width of the neck backless equal to 6cm the height of the neck is equal to 1 centimeter.
Draw the neckline of the front. Mouth width of the front is 0.5 cm larger than the width of the neck backless. Height equal to the depth of the neck, aside from the length of the front to the waist line. The beginning of the curvature perform, departing 3-4 cm from the beginning of the shoulder cut.
Set aside 9 cm horizontally from the notch width of the neck, and from the point go down vertically 3 cm Connect this point with the notch width of the neck and get the slope of the shoulder cut.
Mark the middle between the bust line and neck line on the middle of the back. 1 cm below, draw a horizontal line equal in length to half the width of the back. This is the width of the back.
Spend a perpendicular line from a point the width of the backrest to the shoulder line. Put right 2 cm Is the shoulder line.
Three of the resulting points draw a line of the armhole of the back.
Draw a line from a point one third the distance from the neckline to the chest. This is the line width of the breast.
Put horizontally from the middle front cut equal to half the distance of the chest+3cm to the intersection of the shoulder line. Guide from this point the line to the breast line. This is the first line of upper tuck the front.
Remove the excess fabric at the shoulder cut in a tuck with a length of 8-10 cm
Make the skirt pattern. First, draw a line front and back of the skirt along the length of the skirt.
How to make a dress
Draw a line to the bottom of the skirt. This hip+4 cm
Draw the waistline and the hips.
Determine the solution of the Darts on the front and back.
Determine the slant lines of the side of the slice. The solution of the Darts divide in half for front and back, then the result will reduce by 0.5 cm.
Determine the depth of the Darts in the front and back. The solution of the Darts divide in half and increase each tuck 0.5 cm
Make two Darts on the back panel. The value of the solution tucks divide in half. Plotting points connect smooth, slightly curved lines.
Draw the Darts in the front cloth with a solution of 1,5 – 1,75(cm), dividing the main at 2-3. Depth check during the fitting. The length of the Darts is approximately 7-8cm.
You cut it to the width of the belt in grosgrain ribbon or according to your taste by adding 3 cm of the allowances. The length of the belt make 6-8cm more than the waist line on the skirt pattern without regard to tucks, for the manufacture of fasteners.
Stitch the pattern pieces. The dress is ready.
How to make a dress
Useful advice
If the length of the shoulder slice small, then the first tuck, you can move to the neck. If the shoulders sloped back and breast supports, it is necessary to increase the tuck 1-2, see

For shapes with a normal posture and a sunken tummy tuck on the front increases, and on the back is just as slim.

For shapes with a girth of chest is 100cm to make additional tuck with a depth of 0.4 cm and a length of 5-6cm in the neck the back and under the girth 125cm – depth 0,7 cm.

Pay attention to the constant and easy to remember the value of allowances and Darts is a much easier build cycles. Consider, why make a separate mathematical expressions, define them differently, as you prefer.

Advice 3: How to tie a bow on a dress

Bow for centuries used as decoration outfit or hairstyle. Although currently there are many ways of decoration of clothes, he's still at the peak of popularity. It can be seen in the latest collections Haute couture, elegantly knotted, it attracts attention like magic. But, unfortunately, not all know how to tie bows.
How to tie a bow on a dress
You will need
  • tape;
  • - satin ribbon, scissors, needle, thread to match
On dress bow may be located in the neck, the neckline, the belt, or instead of, hem.The easiest is the classic or French. This bow know everything. After all, they tie the laces on shoes, decorate gifts. Take the two ends of the tape or belt, put them together to make loops ("ears"), then apply the criss-cross one another. The right "eye" thread in a loop. Tighten received a bow and beautifully spread. But try not to twist the ribbon, but before tightening, check that the hinges turned out the same size, but ribbon face turned out. If you have made a classic bow from the wide ribbon, the ends are cut at an angle if the bow cord, the ends of the tie knots.
To give the costume or dress of spice, simply make a small bow. To prepare this tape, a needle and thread. Cut a piece of ribbon with a length of 20-25 cm and Pinch the ends to the middle and secure them with a stitch using a needle and thread. Then cut strips from another piece, 5 cm long and they wrap the joints area. On the reverse side of this piece of tape will secure the stitch. Bow ready. Sew it to the dress. The bow can be done two-tone. Take ribbons of different colors and different widths. Narrow ribbon put on wide. Repeat these operations.
Make a layered bow for decoration evening dress or clutch. Fold a wide ribbon stack, for this alternately apply the edges on each other, starting from the center of the tape. Length of pending edges is equal to the length of the loop of the bow. Apply 6-8 layers and seal them with a stitch in the center. Starting with the bottom layer, turn each received loop inside and unroll. The top loops bind to each other, if you used a soft tape. A bow adorns the dress of the model in the picture.To make this Bantu coquetry decrease the step of the tape with each new layer, so the bottom loop of the bow will be large, and the upper very small and will marry your design like a crown.
Bows like the student robes of the schools of Europe, you can make cut thick tape no longer than 20 cm Simply unfold the ribbon and alternately fold the ends overlapping to the center with downward shift, the needle will secure the bow. Its ends is to trim with the letter V.
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