Pennsylvania USA Member since 3/27/07 Posts: 1699 Skill: Intermediate
Date: 12/11/11 11:08 AM
I have some pretty polyester lycra in a beautiful shade of a light teal that I would like to sew up a long sleeve knit dress that goes with knee high boots. The fabric is a lightweight fabric so I thought about lining it. I think it could be rather clingy so nothing tight unless I could lose 20 pounds! Any suggestions?
Member since 3/27/08 Posts: 2473 Skill: Intermediate Body Type:
Date: 12/11/11 1:33 PM
This is one of my favorite patterns. I made the crossover, long sleeved version and I wear it with boots. It is such a forgiving dress that I doubt you would have to line much, maybe just the top. Sadly, it's out of print but if you have it or can find a copy, it's great.
GREECE Member since 6/23/10 Posts: 21 Skill: Advanced Beginner
Date: 12/11/11 2:30 PM
My favourite dress to wear with boots is Vogue 1194. Here's my version of it in soft lightweight rayon/lycra jersey. It's a great dress and very comfortable. I wear boots all the time in winter and love wearing knit dresses too - so easy, just pull it on and you're ready to go. I've got a couple of other patterns that would be great and at some point I will make them up - Vogue 8379, Vogue 8489 and the now out of print HotPatterns 1062.
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