Tuesday, April 27

Review: Vogue 1025

Pattern Description: Semi-fitted, lined dress is 2" below mid-knee, with center pleats, back vent, invisible zipper and purchased belt.

Pattern Sizing:6-22. I used a 16 instead of my usual 14 thinking it would be too clingy & I was WRONG.

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? yes, kinda

Were the instructions easy to follow? decent instructions I mostly used the pictures

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?I was attracted to this one becuase I thought the midriff pleating would give me some shape. again I was WRONG. I thought the knee length was a classy look as well.

Fabric Used: cotton poly interlock

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: my lining ended up off grain and I had to scrap it. instead of lining I made neck facings from the interfacing pieces and did a narrow topstitch around the neck to tack it down and a narrow hem on the sleeves and it worked out fine. no zip since my sizing was big and I was using a knit. in a woven you will def. need a zipper.

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?I kind of want to try a woven but I think this dress is all wrong for my shape. (im a cross between a rectangle & inverted triangle) I will move on.

Conclusion: not good for me. giving it to my sister, who has hips.


sewistafashionista said...

I think your belt finishes it off very nicely. Your sewing looks great and the dress does suit you, as long as it has the belt. In the design the structured pleats bring the eye up, and then the pattern has only a small waist seamline. Somehow the seamline by itself isn't enough for the pleats. The belt you choose is structured and deep enough to mimic the look of the pleats and I think the dress really flatters you worn that way.

MAD14kt said...

L*VELY work!

Alviana said...

i think u look good and wonderful job. too bad u dont like it ...

Newness of Life said...

I wish I were your sister right now. I agree the belted look is most flattering on you. Glad to see how busy you are. I hope to get back to creating after baby comes.

Anonymous said...

Great job!