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Monday, October 6, 2014

Vogue 8919

The fit is not the greatest and the fabric has a mind of it's own especially after a full day of wear but...I LOVE IT!  
This dress is warm, comfortable, easy to make, has not a single closure and is sure to frequent the Fall/Winter rotation this Season.
 These two medium weight sweater knits are remnants that have been in Virginia's stash since I inherited it.  I knew that I wanted to pair them up somehow and this dress, which is View A allowed me to experiment with the color pattern. 
 I would highly recommend this dress with modifications if you use a heavier knit.  It's designed to be "close-fitting through the bust".  You might consider going smaller at the top and adjusting for a sway back if you've got the curves.  I chose this fabric at all costs and have no regrets.    
 This is a great dress pattern that will serve as a great addition to the wardrobe.  I've gotten my money's worth as I have nearly completed the second of only two views, View B.   The fabric is a much lighter knit and the fit is quite different.
 Until next time...PEACE AND BLESSINGS!!! 



9 comments:

  1. I love these colors on you . Your use of the available pieces made a stunning dress . Great job !

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  2. Oh my! You look stunning in this dress! I really love it! The color blocking is perfect, and the styling even more so! This is a winner!

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  3. You did such a wonderful job! I love it!

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  4. Love it. Great color combination and the BOOTS! Oh my!

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  5. You look so pretty in this dress. BLue is your color.. Love the boots with it.. Happy sewing.

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  6. Two matching dresses - how wonderful - they both look fantastic, and suit you nicely.

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