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Unread 05-29-2013, 12:22 PM   #1
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I dun wanna be an itaaa

I'm really new to the lolita world...
I could really use some tips on how to start up! I'm open to sewing skirts and dresses if I have help.

Overall, tips on lolita pleaseeee?
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Unread 05-29-2013, 11:17 PM   #2
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http://hellolace.net/about/novices-guide

http://lolita-handbook.livejournal.com/

http://lolita-tips.tumblr.com/beginner-guides

http://www.lolitafashion.org/

http://www.myasianfashion.com/forums...olita-Fashion/


There you go, those are the sites I can think of at the moment. Any info you need should be on them somewhere. Have fun!
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Unread 05-30-2013, 12:54 AM   #3
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I actually follow her. After you read up on the link Deeper gave you (which is her blog version of a handbook), feel free to ask her anything that you didn't understand or anything she didn't mention. You should also look through all of her tags. She has A LOT of them, but they are worth looking at. Anyway, if you ask her about something that you couldn't find a tag or info on, she will be more then happy to answer and help out. She's really nice.

The handbook that was linked (the second link) is also a great place

As long as you really read up on it, and follow a few guidelines (there really aren;t that many) then you should be fine
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Here you go.
http://www.fyeahlolita.blogspot.com/...being-ita.html

For skirts, they should be a minimum of 2.5 times your waist measurement, though I usually go for 3x. You can take a basic pattern for a dress bodice and then make a basic gathered rectangle skirt.
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thank you all so much!
Now I have a clearer idea on what lolita really is! :3
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