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Easy Vogue* Donna Karan fitted dress
Sizes range from 6- 20 I used a size 10 through the top and 12 through the hip area. I could've used an 8 in the bust area...sleeves are fitted so the 10 was fine for me there. But, it was not as fitted as I would like in the hip area. So, leave no seam allowance if you want it fitted.
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Type of item: Clothing
Style: Funky, Cute
I used a animal print knit that I purchased from Fabric.com.
What was your inspiration?
I saw this picture of Beyonce's dress and I fell in love...I had similar fabric, and I knew which pattern I would use!
What are you most proud of?
I "like" the way it fits, just needs some adjustments to get that "great"fit. :o)
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
When sewing knits make sure you cut the pattern out to your EXACT measurements IF you want a fitted dress.
I would help to create a muslin first...I'm just too darn lazy to do one, lol! But, they pay off in the end result.