Hi I was wondering if anyone can help me.
I am looking for a bridal gown patern with a pleat inset at the back which
will continue for a train. I have looked through all the usual pattern books
but no joy.
Hope someone out that can help.
I re-designed an old Vogue pattern for my DD's gown, and added an
inverted pleat front and back.
Simplicity 4731 has an inverted *front* pleat, but apparently not a
Vogue 2788 does have a back pleat, if the rest of the style works for
you (empire waisted princess-seamed dress).
Butterick 4452 is a two-piece dress with a pleat in the back of the
Butterick 4228 is also two-piece and has a pleat in both the front and
back of the skirt.
Butterick 4843 has a back pleat in the skirt (view E).
Thanks! It was a dream job. Karen and I spent many hours together in
the design and selection of fabric stages. Her older sister and I
spent hours sewing on all the Swarovski crystals. The gown won a
couple of ribbons at the OR State Fair last summer:
Yes, all the attendants were required to use the same purple satin,
(the flower girl had periwinkle) but DD encouraged them to select
their own individual design, and I created patterns, and sewed the
dresses. A few of them won prizes at the Fair, also:
I won a Huskylock serger, and $$$ certificates at Hancock's and the
Mill End Store! ;-)