Mama feels good!

Added Sep 29, 2012

by MojoHollz

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This is my first time posting and I am super excited because I love how this outfit turned out! This is Vogue pattern 1259 designed for 2 way strech knits, and believe me you want a 2 way strech. I have been in love with this pattern for a long time but knits used to scare me. The strech seemed intimidating. So I started expeirimenting with knits about a year ago and when I was close to my due date for my son about 10 weeks ago, I decieded to go for it. And I am glad I did!

I decieded not to do the key hole in the back and I did not do the turleneck. The turle neck just didn’t look right on me. The pattern pieces are really odd (especially for the top) and did not start making sence until I started putting it together. The skirt was pretty easy but the top was more complicated.

I love the way it fits and the way I feel wearing it, and after haveing baby number 2 I was in need of feeling like a lady again!

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    Dec 17, 2013, 11.05 AMby vinia789

    Wow I love it. ….I love using knit but not so Good with using commercial pattern.

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      Dec 19, 2013, 02.44 AMby MojoHollz

      Thank you! Yeah pinning the pattern on something so stretchy was not very fun but it turned out well in the end.

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    Oct 3, 2013, 07.33 AMby The Tropical Sewist

    Wow! Mama feels good and also looks good!

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    Oct 29, 2012, 02.23 AMby MissCorsetLizz

    Amazing job!!! You look absolutely gorgeous!!! and Congrats on bub number 2!!! :-D

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    Oct 3, 2012, 09.38 AMby Sylvia Romano

    Beautiful !

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    Sep 30, 2012, 03.23 AMby caramia-made

    It looks so couture! And that colour is wonderful on you. Congrats on your family, you look amazing!

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      Oct 1, 2012, 04.56 AMby MojoHollz

      Wow, couture, high praise indeed, thank you very much!

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    Sep 29, 2012, 04.06 PMby BeYou TiFul

    Wow what a beautiful dress and you look gorgeous in it too. I love the way you styled it with the earrings and shoes. Diva!

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      Oct 1, 2012, 04.56 AMby MojoHollz

      Thanks :) THe shoes are the newest addition to my collection :P

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    Sep 29, 2012, 03.13 PMby lauriana

    Congratulations on the baby and looking like a lady again ;) It looks great!

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    Sep 29, 2012, 01.52 PMby e2prom

    Amazing! I do like the style and color.

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    Sep 29, 2012, 07.50 AMby freakusbzzz

    It looks fab! Welldone

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    Sep 29, 2012, 05.52 AMby ghainskom

    Lovely! Was the pattern difficult to make up? how is the sizing? Congratulations on your second-born!

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      Sep 29, 2012, 03.39 PMby MojoHollz

      Thank you! The stiching itself wasn’t hard butkeeping track of the pattern pieces was. There was only 4 pieces to the top but they were such strange shapes I had to keep looking at the directions to remember which piece was which and what side went where. I measure a size 20 but this is actually a size 16. It is the largest size on this pattern. Since I made it while I was still pregnant i just went for and I think it fts great. I have never really trusted pattern sizeing though, it never seams to be very acurate. shrug

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