|New Look: 6862OOP (Misses Dress) - Type:Dresses |
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New Look Pattern Info
|Pattern Rating:||Pattern OK, but did NOT work for Me |
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|Fabric:||Polyester Georgette [See other projects in this fabric]|
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|Pattern Description: |
Shift dress with empire waist seam, back zip, options on lengths & border placements.
6-16 : I cut my usual size.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
Yes, however with problems!!!
Were the instructions easy to follow?
Instructions were easy to follow although for such a basic/easy pattern, instructions are not necessary.
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?
I liked the simplicity of this pattern. Who doesn't need or want a basic shift dress that can be worn during summer with little to no effort?!
I used a printed poly georgette type fabric with edge border.
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:
Ok so this is where things got interesting.
I had actually tried to make this dress IN THE SAME FABRIC back in 2005 however it came out really bad so I tossed it. I figured it was my lack of skill & decided to try again. MISTAKE!!!
I learnt this pattern is simply not advisable for ladies with booty! Since the skirt part of this pattern allows for no darts, there is no shaping. If you have booty, fabric will bunch & ride & create all sorts of nasty going on in your middle section.
Very disappointing because the fabric was soooooo cute however I have decided to pull it apart & use the fabric for something else.
I couldnt be bothered trying to dart & shape this so it will go down as a wadder of note!
Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?
After all the hassles, I would recommend this but ONLY if you have no curves.
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