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dress with scissor cut

Postby grana » December 18th, 2006, 1:26 pm

I had finished a smocked bishop except for the hem. I put it in a bag with scissors to take to work on in the car. The scissors cut the dress right in the very front. What is the best way to fix the v shaped cut?
I had to make a whole new dress because it was a sold one. I'll fix the cut one for my grand.
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Postby nonie » December 18th, 2006, 2:44 pm

I was thinking bullion roses. If the hole is small enough the roses will cover it. Maybe make several and let them scatter all over the dress.
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Postby grana » December 19th, 2006, 1:54 pm

The cut is about 2 inches below the last row of smocking about 1 inch off center right in the front. It is a v shape about 3/4 inch long. All I can think to do is try a small zig zag stitch and hope that it doens't show too much in the folds. The fabric is a tourquoise polka dot on blue that fades in and out. What should I put behind the fabric when I try to zig zag to hold it in place.
Thanks for the suggestions.
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Postby grana » December 21st, 2006, 8:20 am

Thanks to all of you for your wonderful suggestions. I used wonder-under to adhere a small piece of the fabric and it is hardly noticable. Happy Holidays to all. Mine is now happier because of your suggestions.
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Postby nonie » December 21st, 2006, 4:33 pm

So happy you got the problem solved. Look at all the great solutions to solving the problem. I know I am going to need a few in the future.
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