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Strapless Tube Dress + Tube Top

by amvalvo Posted 21st Jul 2009 at 1:32 AM - Updated 21st Jul 2009 at 2:08 AM by amvalvo
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This is a Maxis Recolour which means that it is a recolour of an item that already exists in your game. Please check the Expansion pack requirements to see which game pack it recolours.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
I really like simple clothing for my sims so I made a basic tube dress and a tube top with ruched details for the ladies. These items will show up as a new item in the catalogue and will not replace any existing meshes. Both items are for your female young adult and adult sims, and can be found under everyday and formal. The tube dress can also be found under sleepwear.

Strapless Tube Dress
  • Female
  • Young Adult & Adult
  • Full body
  • Everyday, formal, & sleepwear
  • 2 recolorable channels

Tube Dress
  • Female
  • Young Adult & Adult
  • Shirt
  • Everyday, formal, & sleepwear
  • 1 recolorable channel

One problem is the bumpmap from the original mesh for the dress still shows through on the back, but there really isn't anything that can be done about that, unfortunately.

EDIT: It looks like the file for the dress was messed up so if you cant recolor the top half separately, redownload the file. It is the correct file now.

Additional Credits:
The cute blue and red pattern on one of the tube tops is by Plum.
Tags: #tube, #top, #dress, #strapless

Age: Young Adult Adult
Gender: Female
Clothing Type: Everyday Formal Sleepwear
Clothing Style: No Style
Other Type: Not Applicable
Maxis Flags: Not Applicable
Outfit Type: Top Full Outfit

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 3
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date

Size: 180.4 KB · Downloads: 35,047 · 21st Jul 2009
180.4 KB 35,047 21st Jul 2009

Size: 155.5 KB · Downloads: 30,465 · 21st Jul 2009
155.5 KB 30,465 21st Jul 2009
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2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file. Now you will have either a .package or a .sims3pack file.

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1. Cut and paste the file into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Mods\Packages folder. If you do not already have this folder, you should read the full guide to Package files first: Sims 3:Installing Package Fileswiki, so you can make sure your game is fully patched and you have the correct Resource.cfg file.
2. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

For Sims3Pack files:

1. Cut and paste it into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Downloads folder. If you do not have this folder yet, it is recommended that you open the game and then close it again so that this folder will be automatically created. Then you can place the .sims3pack into your Downloads folder.
2. Load the game's Launcher, and click on the Downloads tab. Find the item in the list and tick the box beside it. Then press the Install button below the list.
3. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the content to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
4. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

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28 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 27 Feedback Posts
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Test Subject
#26 Old 23rd Jul 2009 at 4:37 PM
Obsessed. They're amazing! :-)
Test Subject
#27 Old 27th Jul 2009 at 1:00 AM
These are adorable! Thanks so much for spending the time to make this
Test Subject
#28 Old 17th Sep 2009 at 1:46 AM
After my hard drive broke its taken me forever to get all my custom items back but this little dress was by far the thing i missed most, yay me for finding it after hours of searching and yay you for making it :P
Test Subject
#29 Old 12th Jan 2010 at 12:18 AM
T.T i love this but it won't show up in-game!!! why won't half the stuff i download show up?????(i AM without a doubt doing everything right i checked the install instructions 5 times before i downloaded this)
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