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Work wear- Vogue Pattern v82800

Added Dec 7, 2009

by sewonit

Philadelphia, Pe...






This was a work dress that I wanted to make. After construction, I realized, never trust a patterns neckline from here on out.. but otherwise I think the cut was great. Veeerrry simple construction.

Material Notes

I used a stretch herringbone fabric for mobility in the pencil skirt and jersey lining for that oh so cozy feel.




Garment Type
Business, Classic, Steampunk
Flannel, Linen, Wool


Vogue Pattern v8280

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    Jan 1, 2011, 11.59 AMby rachello

    Question!!! When you made this, was more room for the bum than the “waist” measurement??? I’m bootylicious and am not sure what size I should make this in.

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    Dec 11, 2009, 06.41 PMby effervescence

    great job

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    Dec 9, 2009, 06.44 PMby Galadriel F

    That is one sexy work dress.

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    Dec 8, 2009, 11.02 AMby asphyxxia

    Lovely dress!

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    Dec 7, 2009, 05.39 PMby sew-fabulous

    This is a great dress.

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    Dec 7, 2009, 04.09 PMby marcy harriell | oonaballoona

    oh, WHAT?! i am so buying this pattern. love the fit and the style— the neckline is really sweet as well.

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    Dec 7, 2009, 10.00 AMby frkbustad

    This looks great! I understand what you say about the neck line, but it does look great on you. Maybe not the proper office dress…

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    Dec 7, 2009, 05.25 AMby meose

    It’s hot. If you wear a fitted shirt underneath, you may be able to wear it to the office.

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      Dec 10, 2009, 07.13 AMby sewonit

      Absolutely,! Thanks for the comment. This hasnt left for work without a fitted turtleneck or a scarf turned into a cowl neck, I think i may just add one directly to the construcition.

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    Dec 7, 2009, 03.03 AMby Jodi Wade

    sexy dress! the shape is great

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