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A dress just for me

Added May 26, 2013

by metropolitan...

Atlanta , Georgi...






Vogue 1258. Cut size 16
I’ve had this pattern for a while although I never had time to sew it.
I took some me time this weekend and whipped it up.
I love it. Has anyone made this? Like or no?

Material Notes

Jersey knit




Summer, Spring
Garment Type



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    May 26, 2013, 11.05 PMby liliv-1

    This fabric is amazing for this design! I can’t wait to see it worn!!

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      May 28, 2013, 03.00 PMby metropolitanfrock

      Ok Liliv, here I am in the dress. I would have worn my spanx, but I wanted to get it over with. LOL

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      May 28, 2013, 03.41 PMby liliv-1

      Wow, it’s perfect!!

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      May 29, 2013, 12.06 PMby metropolitanfrock


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    May 26, 2013, 09.58 PMby Helguchi

    The pattern is beautiful and the fabric OH MY GOD! The fabric is gorgeous, dazzling, stunning.

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    May 26, 2013, 12.10 PMby Mary Athey

    hi, i’ll post the before and after pics of the dress once i finish it xx

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    May 26, 2013, 09.58 AMby Mary Athey

    it looks gorgeous. i made this one about 20 months ago in a blue snakeskin fabric. i wore it but thought it added to much bulk around my mid section so its my to.do pile to sort. i’d prefer mine with less swag round my middle and i’d shorten the front ties. i’d love to see yours on x

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      May 26, 2013, 11.54 AMby metropolitanfrock

      Thanks Mary. Alright, I’ll post photo of me in it soon. I didn’t mind the mid section. I liked the way it covers my pouch. I agree, the ties are a bit much.

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      May 26, 2013, 12.03 PMby Mary Athey

      i don"t think i got mine quite right though lol. mine would’ve fitted a 9 month pregnant lady at the front as there was so much fabric. me and vogue have a love hate relationship, i love them but!! you get the jist. i have such problems with their patterns. I made this nearly two years ago though and i like to think my sewing skills have improved since then.i’ve sewed for over thirty years but mainly curtains and the odd dress.the fabric i used is lovely though so i think i’ll take it out of the yuk pile lol and fix it x

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      May 26, 2013, 12.07 PMby metropolitanfrock

      Sometimes time will give you a fresh perspective. Take a kook at it again. I want to see it when you’re done. ;)

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    May 26, 2013, 08.52 AMby cris orange

    just fab dress and fabric… but I´d like to see it on you :)

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      May 26, 2013, 11.55 AMby metropolitanfrock

      Thanks Chris. You have the first vote, I’ll post a new pic soon.

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    May 26, 2013, 06.58 AMby schnui

    Like it??? I love it. The fabric is lovely and really suits this pattern.

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      May 26, 2013, 11.56 AMby metropolitanfrock

      Thanks. The fabric gave it some punch. I think I’ll make it again in a solid next time.

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