Monday, September 3, 2012

Vogue 7457 (OOP)--Completed


The top is done, and here I am actually wearing it in a photo. I'm sure the neighbors enjoy seeing me posing on the front porch with the tripod and self timer!

The pants are a pair of one-seams I made from TSW's Hudson Pant. These are full length instead of cropped like on the pattern. I made them from a black and cream pinstripe linen. Pretty fabric but wrinkle prone.

I had a question about making darts in a pattern like this for a busty person. I'm not small busted, but the full bust adjustment  (FBA for short) I made this time was a dartless version that gives more room in the chest and adjusts the lower front so it's more even across the lower edge. I may try this again in a darted version. I suspect I might like it a better, but then there's the issue of disrupting the print. There's always a trade off.

13 comments:

Gorgeous Things said...

Oh, that looks GREAT on you!!!

BJ in TX said...

This is beautiful! Everything looks perfect!

Judith said...

Lovely fabric for this top - think you will be making up a few more of these....

Janine said...

very pretty top - this style seems to be around alot too .

shams said...

Not only does the top look great, but YOU look great! I LOVE your new hair!!!

sdBev said...

The top is stunningly good looking!

Patricia said...

Let us hope for a reissue of this pattern - I would love to make it; it looks easy, flattering and versitile. The fabric is really beautiful - and looks great on you!

gwensews said...

That's a pretty outfit. The top is perfect as is, or could be worn under a jacket. Your pants appear to hang nice and straight. Nice sewing!

Pam~Off The Cuff ~ said...

Terrific outfit...you look fabulous!

a little sewing said...

great top, and I love your haircut!

The Slapdash Sewist said...

Love the print here, and I am very impressed with the fit you got without a dart. Excellent pattern manipulation!

patti said...

Nancy, I love the look from top to bottom--great haircut--lovely blouse with a fine fit--and the linen pants are terrific.

marysews said...

I love that top on you, and I'm all for happy colors!