Vogue Patterns: Spring 2015
New Spring Designs from Vogue Patterns
Spring is here and so are new designs from Vogue Patterns. Take a look at some of the garments you can create for the changing weather with these patterns. In this roundup, we’ve covered several dress, pant, and blouse patterns.
Elegant lined dress: Vogue 1435
This lined dress and unlined jacket ensemble has a collar, lined yoke back, back-seam detail, flat-fell seams, shaped hemline in which the wrong side shows, narrow hem, and front button-and-loop closure. The dress has princess seams, a slit in the left front side, and an invisible zipper.
Suggested fabrics are wool crepe, tweed, linen, and ponte knit. For the lining, Vogue Patterns suggests charmeuse or China silk. This design is unsuitable for obvious diagonals.
NOTIONS: A: 7/8-inch covered button. B: 20-inch invisible zipper and hook-and-eye closure.
Stylish and sophisticated dress: Vogue 1432
The hem of this semifitted, lined dress lands slightly above midknee. The dress also has a slightly extended shoulder, bodice front shaped panels, front keyhole opening, center-back invisible zipper, and a vent.
This design calls for linen, shantung, crepe, or piqué fabrics. It is unsuitable for obvious diagonals.
NOTIONS: 20-inch invisible zipper and hook-and-eye closure.
Dress with pockets: Vogue 1392
This lined dress has a close-fitting, boned, bias-front bodice extending into a back band. There are no shoulder seams, and shoulder straps are concealed and elasticized. This dress also features a front pleated skirt, side pockets, attached petticoat, and invisible back zipper.
Fabrics to utilize in this design include brocade, jacquard, and shantung. This design is unsuitable for obvious diagonals.
NOTIONS: 20-inch/22-inch invisible zipper, 1 yard 3/8-inch-wide elastic, 1 yard 1/4-inch boning, 1 yard 1/8-inch-wide ribbon, seam binding, and hook-and-eye closure.
Pants with a modern twist: Vogue 1411
These close-fitting pants have an elastic waistband, front guide, seam detail, edgestitching, and stitched hems.Moderate stretch fabrics should be used for these pants. Ponte, double knit with good crosswise stretch and good recovery, and stretch woven with good crosswise stretch are good choices.These pants are unsuitable for obvious diagonals.
NOTIONS: 1 5/8 yards 1 1/2-inch-wide elastic, 3/8 yard 1/4-inch-wide elastic, 1 1/2 yards 1/2-inch Steam-A-Seam, blue painter’s tape.
Light and airy blouse: Vogue 1387
This misses’ top has self-lined yokes, front pleats, a shaped hemline, and a very narrow hem. Fabrics to use include crepe de Chine, broadcloth, and charmeuse.
These tops are unsuitable for obvious diagonals.NOTIONS:
A: 1 yard 1/4-inch-wide elastic, two 3/16-inch by 3/8-inch metal tips. B: 9 snaps.
Are you planning to sew new styles this spring? If so, which of these designs do you plan to sew? We love hearing from our Threads readers, so share your thoughts below in the comments section.
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