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Helen's career version of Vogue 8815

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Created in this Craftsy Course

Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design taught by Barbara Deckert

Plus-size women deserve cute clothes! Learn how to make comfortable and flattering garments with Barbara Deckert, author of Sewing for Plus Sizes.

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Classic
HellyH on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? I used black linen and added a cotton trim to the neck line and bottom

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What are you most proud of? The fact that it fits so well. One of the best things I have learned is making adjustments for a rounded back.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Watch all the videos through before you start to give you an idea of what to expect. Start off by making the original version of the pattern and that way you will have made all the alterations to the pattern which makes making another version so much easier. I took Barbara's advice and took out some of the fullness from the peplum but think I took a little too much so when I make this again I will leave the peplum a little fuller.

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I like ,it looks really good.

04/17/2013 Flag

Really sharp!

04/17/2013 Flag

Excellent job! If I saw you wearing this at the office, I would ask where you bought it, I would love to have this for myself. I think I will try to make one of these too.

04/20/2013 Flag

Looks great. Very professional!

12/07/2013 Flag

Looking good like the linen look.

10/10/2014 Flag