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Posted on:9/15/13 3:16 AM

Vogue Patterns: 1353 by CozyCotton  Vogue Patterns: 1353 by CozyCotton  
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 4 people   
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staymay said...
Great job! Nice print.
9/22/13 9:43 PM
CozyCotton said...
Thank u everyone for the nice words. @sewingcanary, thank you so much for your tips.
9/17/13 2:51 AM
SewWil said...
Beautiful dress! Looks great on you.
9/16/13 12:43 PM
tingtong said...
I have this have inspired me to get sewing! It looks fantastic!
9/16/13 10:33 AM
staymay said...
Great job! Nice print.
9/16/13 10:24 AM
VivianZ said...
Beautiful dress. It fits perfectly. This can be a very versatile pattern, casual day dress, or LBD.
9/16/13 6:53 AM
jlg said...
I love this fabric. This is so pretty on you.
9/16/13 5:01 AM
TGWGWS said...
Great fabric for this dress. Looks fantastic :)
9/16/13 2:23 AM
Erin D said...
I love your print! Thanks for all the fitting information.
9/15/13 5:07 PM
ak21 said...
beautiful....the fabric is perfect for this pattern!
9/15/13 3:03 PM
prostheticsgirl said...
Beautiful! I love the bodice. The neckline and shoulders are such lovely contours
9/15/13 1:59 PM
sew2little said...
Really cute rendition of this pattern!
9/15/13 1:53 PM
sewingcanary said...
This is a lovely dress. Other reviews talk about various issues with this or similar necklines. A gaping neckline is usually caused when a larger busted woman uses a pattern size that is too large (in order to get the girth). Because the shoulder is wide, it would have been better to use the next size down pattern and make a full bust adjustment. You would do the FBA in the princess seam. With a smaller size you wouldn't have the extra back width to deal with. Remember to check the waist. Also, you could take up a bit of the neckline extra by making the tucks a bit wider; tapering them toward the neckline - just a wee amount. E.g making tucks 1mm larger along tuck line would bring in the neckline 12mm or 1/2". (1mm = 2mm per tuck x 6 tucks = 12mm) - you could actually stitch right next to the first time - no seam to remove. Make a couple muslin fronts and see how each works. Happy sewing. Lovely dress!!!
9/15/13 1:31 PM
CozyCotton said...
thanks for the kind words. @lakaribane, look forward to seeing your review..
9/15/13 8:36 AM
lakaribane said...
Love your print! I made this dress but haven't reviewed it yet. I also have Narrow Shoulders and I just added 1,5cm (5/8in) to the neckline all around. It is still wide but doesn't slide off my body...just the hanger!
9/15/13 8:21 AM
mnitts said...
Very pretty dress. Love the fabric.
9/15/13 7:25 AM
KathleenS said...
Great dress! I think the design works really well with the print you chose.
9/15/13 5:40 AM
imsewcrazy said...
Beautiful dress!!! It fits you beautifully. Love the print.
9/15/13 4:55 AM
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