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Inside Vogue Patterns: Tracy Reese V1397 taught by Sara Alm

Bring a Vogue designer pattern to life with refined dressmaking and finishing techniques. Sew three customized dresses that are sure to be wardrobe showpieces.

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Cute
Janet Berry on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? 100 % cotton dress and lining

Janet Berry on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? This pattern makes you think out of the box. I like the change to the back and it fits really well. I like the raw edges for a casual dress, kind of cool but my husband keeps saying I have strings coming off my dress!

Janet Berry on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? I wasn't sure how I would like the raw edges so I made sure it looked like I was doing it on purpose. I used a contrasting color and top stitched so you can really see it. I also raised the back of the dress 2 inches so I can wear a bra. It doesn't fall off my shoulders which was a big concern. I like the big pockets but next time I will move them to the side seam. Its extra bulk in front where I certainly don't need it.

Janet Berry on craftsy.com

Gorgeous! Excellent job, the dress fits you beautifully. I love your fabric and your view!

06/02/2014 Flag

Thank you, Look forward trying out your techniques on a lace dress

06/02/2014 Flag

It's lovely Janet - well done you!

06/02/2014 Flag

This dress fits you so well! The back is particularly flattering on you. Thank you for sharing this inspiration with us.

06/06/2014 Flag

Janet it looks perfect on you :-D

06/20/2014 Flag