Vogue 1087 - Little (Winter) White Dress!12:00 AM
Pattern: Vogue 1087 - Donna Karan Collection
Pattern Sizing: 4 - 18, I cut the 14.
Fabric: Ivory Ponteroma Knit (I love that stuff!)
Were the instructions easy to follow? It was to be expected that the instructions would be difficult. This is a Vogue ADVANCED pattern and it lived up to its rating. There were a plethora of markings and I found it easiest to color code the different symbols. I thought Vogue 1117 was challenging, but this one makes that one look like a walk in the park. Needless to say, my seam ripper worked over-time on this project.
Pattern Alterations or any design changes you made: According to the finished measurements, I knew I didn't need to do a FBA. The bodice has a lot of ease and was clearly cut for a larger bust. I probably could have cut a size 12 on top. As with most patterns, I had to add 3 inches to the length. I also used a fusible knit interfacing to the zipper area. The skirt back has inverted darts. I didn't want to take a chance that they wouldn't lay flat, so I edgestitched them down.
Would you sew it again? Nope... not a chance... it's already been trashed. Would you recommend it to others? You're on your own if you want to try this one.