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by Cathi H
Thu Jul 03, 2008 12:40 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Advice for an 1886 Ball Gown.
Replies: 8
Views: 6205

Miss J.P, Are you French, Belge, Suisse ? Your French is so good that I suspect you are not English! I am French and my husband is English. So it is very easy for me to visit foreign forums, in English of course!!! I have my own translator and I “use” him sometimes. The material of the dress was “po...
by Cathi H
Wed Jul 02, 2008 2:37 am
Forum: Dresses, skirts, bodices, everything else.
Topic: 1886 Ball Gown
Replies: 24
Views: 14389

1886 Ball Gown

I posted this message in 'Show and Tell' and then realised that it was probably the wrong place. Sorry if that causes problems. I don't have much experience of forums. I should perhaps also mention that I am French and my (English) husband translates for me. I would like to make, for a Ball in Paris...
by Cathi H
Wed Jul 02, 2008 2:01 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Advice for an 1886 Ball Gown.
Replies: 8
Views: 6205

I though I did everything right to make the picture appear below my message but it didn't work. It even took 3 tries to insert a link that works. Am I doing something wrong, or is there a problem?
by Cathi H
Wed Jul 02, 2008 1:37 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Advice for an 1886 Ball Gown.
Replies: 8
Views: 6205

Advice for an 1886 Ball Gown.

I would like to make, for a Ball in Paris, the gown which you can see in the attached image file; La Mode illustée 1886. The bodice will, of course, be modified but I would like to conserve the general idea of the model which would allow one to dance without being hindered by its being too long or t...

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