How to Pick the Right Fabric for Your Perfect Dress

By: Linda Forager from
Updated April 17, 2023
How To Pick The Right Fabric For Your Perfect Dress
How To Pick The Right Fabric For Your Perfect Dress

"Ever wondered why your dress didn't come out like you hoped it would despite knowing that dress pattern should suit you? Or want to know why some dresses look good on your friend but not on you? Well, wonder no more! We take a deep dive into how to pick out the perfect fabric for the perfect dress, just for you.

This tutorial covers everything from how different types of fabrics act on different body shapes so you can learn to pick the most flattering fabrics to you. We'll teach you how different fabric patterns can be used to balance your figure perfectly and how to pick the colours that make you look your most fabulous. And if that isn't enough... well, there is a generous splattering of other tips and hints thrown in too!"

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Time to CompleteUnder an hour

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