SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
Platinum Sponsor
Bernina
Bernina

Pattern Reviews> Vogue Patterns> 1183 (Misses' Dress)

25 more reviews
Viewed 1371 times 
Reviewed by:knitmachinequeen
photo

 
 
About knitmachinequeenstarstarstarstar
MI USA
Member since: 9/3/07
Reviews: 153 (patterns: 126)
Skill level:Advanced
Favored by: 79 people
more...
Report a problem with this review
Posted on:10/14/10 11:19 PM
Last Updated:10/17/10 9:10 AM


Review Rating: Very Helpful by 34 people   
See other patterns in this category: Dresses    
Available for sale on PR: $30.00 Pattern Details
To read this review, please Login. Only registered members can read reviews written more than 6 months ago.
Available for sale on PR: $30.00 Pattern Details
<< Previous      Next >>
43 Comments      Login to Add a Comment
Sue Parrott said... (1/16/14 9:46 PM) Reply
i am so impressed with your result. I need to make a FBA and also about the same size you did. Glad to see a curvy girl looking stunning in this dress!
Sweetiebop said... (2/19/11 10:09 PM) Reply
Fantastic!
anncie1 said... (2/19/11 8:18 PM) Reply
luv it!!
KMangum said... (1/28/11 3:05 PM) Reply
Really helpful review with the full-bust photos, so thanks. I'm glad you spent the extra time as the dress fits you so nicely, and is very flattering.
pauladaniel said... (10/26/10 2:23 PM) Reply
Girl - You ROCK that dress! Keep up the inspiration for the rest of us... like me
Danvillegirl said... (10/23/10 10:02 AM) Reply
Your dress looks great. I have been working on this dress about same time as you. I wish I had known this asI would have used your FBA method. I also wish I had ubterfgace the front pieces also. Your dress loos marvelous on you!
rosecy said... (10/21/10 7:44 PM) Reply
Gorgeous dress! You look "Wow"!
Leora said... (10/19/10 1:10 PM) Reply
I was wondering how this would work with a blouse, and you did it good! Perfect!!
CarolynGM said... (10/19/10 11:20 AM) Reply
Great fit. Your alterations worked perfectly.
AnneM said... (10/18/10 7:40 PM) Reply
You are ready for Washington. Great dress, classic style, wonderful fit.
ggf2005 said... (10/17/10 11:27 PM) Reply
lol boobage! you my friend have done it again...fabulous! oh yeah this one is in my stash!
mhk3boys said... (10/17/10 10:26 PM) Reply
Wow! What a pretty dress and great fit! Your photos of the FBA are great!
knitmachinequeen said... (10/17/10 9:01 PM) Reply
Thank you all for your lovely comments!
vespabelle said... (10/17/10 6:45 PM) Reply
I love your daytime look!
Annette1 said... (10/17/10 2:26 PM) Reply
BEAUTIFUL dress for a BEAUTIFUL lady. Great review, too, with helpful photos of the dreaded FBA. :o)
Heatherrique said... (10/17/10 12:35 PM) Reply
You are definitely Lovely, Beautiful, and Dazzling in your LBD dress!
Beek said... (10/17/10 10:50 AM) Reply
Great LBD. I, too, have this pattern and now I am looking forward to sewing it up!
1SewSweet said... (10/17/10 8:52 AM) Reply
Absolutely beautiful! I really need to learn the FBA. Your dress fits perfectly and looks goregous on you!
Schnauzer said... (10/17/10 0:52 AM) Reply
Absolutely gorgeous!
FreyaStark said... (10/16/10 6:52 PM) Reply
An elegant and versatile LBD, and a great fit as well.
Christas said... (10/16/10 6:41 PM) Reply
Each of the looks are wonderful. The dress is such a nice fit and flatters your figure beautifully. You look so lovely!
Leslie in Austin said... (10/16/10 1:19 PM) Reply
You gorgeous creature!
Scheryka said... (10/15/10 4:15 PM) Reply
Love the look and pop of the day time look. Yummy purple.
cmarie12 said... (10/15/10 2:01 PM) Reply
What a beautiful dress! And I love how you showed all the various looks - the dress actually looks different in each situation! Great job!
sewnsewtoo said... (10/15/10 1:50 PM) Reply
Gorgeous dress. Fit is perfect. I agree the daytime look is great.
michellep74 said... (10/15/10 1:47 PM) Reply
Gorgeous! You look stunning in this dress!
jewelsew said... (10/15/10 1:35 PM) Reply
Looks great and I especially appreciate the FBA help.
RLL said... (10/15/10 12:53 PM) Reply
This is simply lovely. The fit couldn't get any better and the daytime idea is genius!
Barbara V said... (10/15/10 10:12 AM) Reply
Gorgeous LBD! I'm impressed with your FBA adjustments and how perfectly it fits and flatters your figure. Lovely work!
4u2cme said... (10/15/10 9:49 AM) Reply
The look is just marvelous!! The FBA is dead on not for the faint of hear. I'm just loving your LBD. This is a great review with very detailed tips & photos.
ingysoup said... (10/15/10 9:20 AM) Reply
Great review. I had to chuckle out loud at your notion that the FBA wasn't for the faint at heart. I always have a HUGE FBA to do on everything, and it's a great deal of work. I am so happy for you that yours turned out to fit you like a glove! I love your styling - Michelle ain't got nothing on you! Look forward to seeing your next incarnation of this dress!
Kim12469 said... (10/15/10 8:47 AM) Reply
Wow! What a gorgeous dress on you! Thank you for the detailed FBA information.
Paris75008 said... (10/15/10 8:05 AM) Reply
Great LBD! Your styling is simple and elegant, especially the daytime look. The dress is completely transformed! Knockout FBA and topstitching! Well done!
Mazzygirl said... (10/15/10 8:02 AM) Reply
Lovely, this dress is so worth making isn't it? never thought this would look so good with the blouse under it, but surprisingly that's my favourite look! lovely result, I definitely think you should make another for summer now that you've perfected the fit.
Lynnelle said... (10/15/10 7:22 AM) Reply
Fabulous! I love every look. Very well done!
Ellenatlga said... (10/15/10 6:34 AM) Reply
Oh my! totally gorgeous! Your FBA was a complete success, dress fits you so well. (you should teach classes :)
Cathy Loves Fabric said... (10/15/10 5:57 AM) Reply
The perfect LBD. You achieved the perfect fit for your body and styled your looks to perfection. Heidi, Micheal Kors and Tim Gunn would be impressed! You are a very classy lady knitmachinequeen.
mz.choize said... (10/15/10 1:13 AM) Reply
Yes First Lady you did that!!! Awesome job on the styling, two thumbs up on the alterations. A great LBD indeed.
VirginiasDghter said... (10/15/10 0:39 AM) Reply
You look FANTASTIC! Love the daytime look. The blouse really pops! Great looking LBD!
annie1129 said... (10/14/10 11:39 PM) Reply
Beautiful!!
Aroura said... (10/14/10 11:36 PM) Reply
Wow, this is a terrific dress and a perfect fit! I'm so glad I don't need to do FBA's, that looks like a LOT of work. Beautiful outcome! Yay! :D
AnitaJJ said... (10/14/10 11:31 PM) Reply
Gorgeous creation! And it fits you beautifully. (And lovely posing, photography and composite!) Very nice!
EleanorSews said... (10/14/10 11:25 PM) Reply
Absolutely elegant! Rachelle, you are stunning. The perfect LBD.
 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Online Class
Break your Serger Out of the Box
Break your Serger Out of the Box

Class Details

Online Class
Restyling with Exposed Zippers
Restyling with Exposed Zippers

Class Details

Sis Boom Angie Dress

photo
by: KateS

Review
Lutterloh Lutterloh Supp 271#75

photo
by: Lagolden2

Review
SewBaby Baby Doll Puppet Pattern

SewBaby  Baby Doll Puppet  Pattern

Pattern Details
Favorite Things The Frayed Jacket Pattern

Favorite Things The Frayed Jacket Pattern

Pattern Details