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New Designer Patterns

Vogue 8804
Vogue 8804
Vogue 1301
Vogue 1301
Vogue 1302
Vogue 1303
Vogue 8813
Vogue 8813
Vogue 8817
Vogue 8817
Vogue 8804

Vogue 8804

Photo: VoguePatterns.com

Vogue Pattern's summer collection is filled with stylish garments from some of our favorite designers.

Claire Shaeffer: Classic
Regular Threads author and couture garment expert, Claire Shaeffer, releases her latest pattern number 8804. This sleek lined jacket has princess seams and three-quarter length sleeves with a two-button sleeve vent. Designer details include pre-quilting the fabric, using organza for the interfacing, and adding a chain hidden along the hem to add weight.

Coos van dan Akker: Collage
Known for his stunning collage garments, Coos' newest pattern number 1301, is a fabulously full dress using 3 fabrics. Loose-fitting, this lined pullover dress has a tie and an optional two-piece sleeve. Lightweight fabrics such as chiffon, georgette and gauze give this dress a graceful feminine feel.

Kay Unger: Chic Style
Fashionable and flattering, patterns 1302 and 1303 by Kay Unger are the perfect silhouette for day or evening wear. Pattern 1302 has a V-shape gathered neckline and bodice side ruching. Recommended fabrics include: charmeuse, silk jersey, or shantung. Pattern 1303 has a notched neckline, bust darts, and pleats radiating from the side waist. Use lightweight gabardine, shantung, and lightweight crepe. Check out an interview with Kay Unger in Threads' current issue, June/July 2012.

Marcy Tilton and Kathryn Tilton: Artistic
Pattern 8813, from Marcy Tilton, is a comfortable yet stylish pullover dress. Semi-fitted through the bust and loose through the waist and hips, this dress has a gathered front that wraps around into a back collar, draped pockets, an optional pleat and button on the pockets, and cap or three-quarter length sleeves. This pattern is ideal for lightweight wovens or knits.

Not your ordinary T-shirt, Pattern 8817 from Kathryn Tilton makes an everyday garment a work of art. This close-fitting pullover top has various seams for fabric piecing and instructions for seam details, double needle topstitching, and even optional silk screen printing. Appropriate for two-way stretch fabrics.

Are you making one of these patterns this summer? Be sure to check out these and the complete Vogue Pattern summer collection.

annieoconnor

Comments (2)

Onyx147 Onyx147 writes: I have sewn Vogue Patterns practically since I first started sewing. In my younger years, I always identified with the more sophisticated garments. Now, that I am much older, designers such as Claire Schaffer and Kay Unger and some others that are among the ones of yesteryear are still my favorites. There is a Spring 2012 design by Donna Karan that brings me back to 30 years ago when I made a dress very similar to that, except the older design had long sleeves. The new dress design is Vogue #1287. Even though they seem to be very much alike, I believe there are some differences and therefore, I have Vogue #1287 on my wish list. I know that designers change things to identify with younger clientele. All of that is well and good. The only thing that I can say is, please don't forget those of us that have been buying and sewing for decades, we are still alive and well.
Posted: 9:58 pm on June 12th

416 416 writes: I am a fan of Marcy Tilton's but Vogue 8813 is not one of my favorites. The knitted style is okay. Pockets on the hip-line would not work for me. Wonder how would it look without the pockets? I really like the looseness of the style of the dress. I own at least 6 patterns by Marcy.
Posted: 5:12 pm on June 1st

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