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Amazing Fit dress

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Classic, Traditional
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What materials did you use? A crinkled lilac stripe silky print from JoAnnes - link in the blog post to the fabric

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What are you most proud of? Fitting is usually my biggest challenge and with no more fabric available if I messed up, I needed to be right first time. So I chose the Simplicity Amazing Fit Pattern 2217. You can pick from different cup sizes for the bodice, and also for a slim, average or curvy fit. I picked the sleeveless version, C and spent a LOT of time measuring all of the pieces and reading through the very comprehensive fitting instructions before I cut anything. I eventually cut the size 14 bodice in a C cup, and the same for the skirt in average.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Want to make clothes that fit better, you could certainly give this Amazing Fit range from Simplicity a try. It worked a treat for me and I made up a dress in super quick time without the usual fitting hassles. Highly recommended.

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It looks fab. Well done.

09/25/2013 Flag

I love this dress, it looks great on you.

09/27/2013 Flag