Thursday, November 21, 2019

Vogue 1630 by Sandra Betzina--Take 3

I first sewed this pattern in July of this year. Not long after that I sewed my second version. And four months later, here is my third version. I wrote a comprehensive post focusing on the construction details here so this post is just for eye candy!



This is the main fabric I used--a designer block print silk double organza purchased in this year from Emma One Sock. I did not store it in my stash box as I usually do as I wanted to make sure I would sew it this year. I was afraid storing it for too long may result in undesirable and permanent creases on the fabric. I had a hard time deciding what pattern to use as the print was huge and I was not sure how to handle it. Then two days ago, I had an epiphany. Why not just showcase the whole print as a panel and let it be the star? Hence this third and dressier version of Vogue 1630! I paired the main fabric with leftover satin from my stash. So hope you don't mind if this is just a picture-heavy post. 
















And finally here is a side by side comparison of the three versions!





4 comments:

  1. Wow, that is a really interesting design. You've really done it justice and the color choices are so flattering on you.

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  2. Thanks for the kind words Bunny! And the good thing is the pattern is so quick to sew!

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  3. I really like the third one pictured. I'm glad you took the time to talk about the construction. I am in the middle of cutting out this pattern and I need a size D so I am cutting on the E line so I can sew on the D line. Since I haven't sewn much (except quilts) in the past 10 years this pattern is difficult for me to follow because it is not symetrical. Thanks for sharing - they all look very good on you.

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    1. Thank you for the kind words! Good luck with your project!

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