Vogue V2960 »
InstructionsMake a muslin first! I had to make 2 before it fit. I made it for my teenager and it was totally worth the effort because she likes it so much, We took (I think) 8" off the original 1954 hemline and added a pleat in the center back bodice because it was gapping.
I was finishing it up before I started The Couture Dress class on this site. I really wish I had taken it before I ...
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Type of item: Clothing
Style: Retro / Vintage, Romantic
Vogue V2960 (categorized as easy, but it wasn't easy for me. :>) ) Fabric: Shasta Daisies by Joan Pace Baker Easy Knit Fusible Interfacing A seam ripper!
What was your inspiration?
My daughter really wanted it. I think she looks beautiful in it. I like the way girls today dress to please themselves and are so creative.
What are you most proud of?
I worked hard on it. As I mentioned I made 2 muslins, drafted my own facing pattern and redrew all of the pleats to make it fit once I had adjusted the bodice.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Make a muslin first.