I've added another garment to my golf wardrobe.
When this pattern was released several years ago I couldn't wait to add it to my stash. As always, after aging in my stash it was time to do the necessary patterns alterations and finally introduce it to to fabric and sewing machine. If you read my previous post, you'll know that I had to do quite the hack job on the bodice pieces. Luckily I hadn't waited until the last minute and realized I need to remove the 2 1/2" lengthening adjustment. I'd forgot to consider the "belt" as a part of the pattern. So the final adjustment was to remove the lengthening adjustment.
Misses' Dress with Bodice, Collar and Sleeve variations
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
I think so
Were the instructions easy to follow?
Most of the Project Runway pattern instructions are all over the place depending on what variations you decide to add or exclude. An an experienced sewer I didn't find the need to use the instructions at all.
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?
I liked being able to color block my version
The bodice fabric is a linen and polyester blend while the skirt, collar and button band are a twill and polyester blend
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:
At some point in all of these alterations, I forgot to add the one inch "in case" to the front yoke and pocket. I wasn't going to be deterred by that goof so I added a wedge and voila'!
I also added "tape" to the pocked curve to keep it was getting wonky.
Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?
I'll sew it again because I spent too much time of the alterations to only use the pattern once.