I used the size calculator to help me get the best fit, and it worked perfectly. It's flattering to my 62-yr old curvy figure, even if it's a closer fit than what I usually wear. I was inspired to try it by the older woman on the pattern envelope. The instructions are great and it sews up beautifully. Mixing fabrics for each section of the dress is fun and lets me make a dress that doesn't feel too "young" for me. I'm working on my third one now!
My finished Washington dress fits perfectly. Even though it’s closer fitting than most garments I make, it is flattering to my plus size curvy body. I’m excited about the possibilities for mixing fabrics for different looks with this pattern.
I love the layer PDFs so that I can print just the sizes I need! I am so excited to add to my Cashmerette dress collection!
This dress turned out beautifully! I wanted to use up some remnants of a scuba print and a Liverpool solid, and I bought a coordinating solid for the skirt. Only mods were my adding 1" to the bodice because I'm tall. The pattern is well drafted and very easy to put together. I will make more!
This my scond one. Husband thought i had bought it great compliment. Top from black t shirt material skirt sciba from Lady Mcelroy design with snakes beetles etc. I know its not woven but it works well. Band is from black ponte. Love it