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The Magic of the Princess Line

Do you feel like royalty when you slip on a garment with a princess seam? The princess line runs along the front and back, halfway between your shoulder and neck, down to halfway between your side and center. This line also identifies where waist darts typically go. Princess seams bring to mind wedding gowns and other special-occasion garments. But they're great for everyday dressing too.  Check out this video on how to find and measure your princess line.  And check out the Two-hour Dress and the Make a Point Dress to try princess seams in your next handmade garment.

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Ultimate Measuring Guide Video Companion

The Style Falcon Ultimate Measuring Guide now has a FREE video companion. See the Style Falcon channel on YouTube. Each of the four short videos includes demonstrations on a live model and additional advice on how to accurately measure yourself. Watch them all or just the ones where you need more guidance: Part One helps you get up for success and covers circumference measurements Part Two covers half-body and quarter-body horizontal measurements Part Three covers diagonal and curved measurements Part Four covers vertical measurements Or watch them all through this handy playlist link. Each video is five to seven minutes long. 

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