Your Project is Uploading!

Larger sized pictures may take a little while longer than usual so please be patient.

We are currently signing you up!

It should only take a moment but please be patient.

We are currently updating your profile settings!

It should only take a moment but please be patient.

We are currently updating your project!

It should only take a moment but please be patient.

We would love to hear what you are making at the moment!



Back in business - Vogue 8923

by Maria Theoharous

April
26

I tested this dress earlier to figure out if the block panels worked on my body. I'm short so I tend to check by making a test version first (http://www.cleverthinking99.com/2014/04/vogue-ponte.html).

The fun part with this pattern is the colour blocks give you lots of ways to figure fit this pattern to your shape. I took 9cm off the bodice to make these blocks stop at my high hip level.

The cutting out picture shows you how I got the houndstooth print to line up. Each piece was cut out separately.
I used lots of pins to line up my stitching and I used a walking foot on my sewing machine. This took a lot of the sweat out of keeping the lines straight while stitching.

The instructions provided are easy to follow and complete.

I did a sway back adjustment and roll shoulder adjustment on the paper pattern.

All of the fabric and notions were provided to me by Minerva Crafts.

And that's it really.

You must be logged in to post a comment

Purple Silk Dupion CorsetCinderella inspired tutuFlower cakeHalloween Hoolie - Modelled By Big Ted!Handbagmobile apps development companies MumbaiNursery MobileGold embellished denim toddler shortsQuizzical reindeer Christmas tree baublesrope and textile sculpturemixed media canvasBarbie Princess Charm School DressWooden BowlTudor inspired neck ruffTeddy Scruff BinDespicable Me Cakered and silver christmas wreathHalloween Owls
December SummerA sense of SpringRugby coatSummer work trousersBack in business - Vogue 8923Christmas puppiesAll things that sparkleParty dress