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A shift dress is a dress that does not have complicated designs, normally ends at the knees and is usually sleeveless and less fitted at the waist and hips. Most shift dresses tend to be plain with a few featuring A-line... More »

To make a flapper dress, sew layers of fringe trim onto a dress. Use a shift dress or a dress with a drop waist that hits above the knees. More »

In order to design a dress, it is imperative to choose the style early in the process. A dress can be long or short, have a halter-top or a sweetheart neckline, or have a sash or embellishments. After that is decided, a ... More »

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Some nice summer dress designs include spaghetti strap dresses with printed hems as well as white asymmetrical dresses. Color block halter dresses are also good dress designs for summer. More »

To determine your dress size, you must measure your bust, your natural waist and your hips. You should also keep in mind that not all dresses are made the same. A prom dress might require a different size than a sun dres... More »

The easiest way to convert men's sizes to women's is to take accurate measurements of the bust, waist and hips. A general rule of thumb is that a man should go three inches larger in the waist. If a man's waist is 36 inc... More »

To tie a bow on a dress, make sure the sash is flat on the dress and both sides are even. Cross one side of the sash over the other, then bring the top side of the sash behind, up and over the other side. Pull both sides... More »