Vogue Patterns: Winter/Holiday 2015
Just in time for the holiday season, Vogue Patterns has some great designs for you to try.
Party-ready dress: Vogue 1381
This lined dress has shaped yokes, a close-fitting bodice, skirt with one-way front pleat, seam detail, side-front pockets, an attached belt, two-piece sleeves, shaped bands, slits, and continuous bias to finish the hemline and seam allowances.
Suggested fabrics are linen, crepe, and silk dupioni. For the first interfacing, use fleece. For the second interfacing, use organza. For the lining, use China silk.
NOTIONS: 20-inch/22-inch invisible zipper, hook-and-eye closure.
Dressy, caftan-style dress: Vogue 1473
Vogue 1473 is a loose-fitting pullover, caftan-style dress. It has bias neck facings, a bateau neckline, partially stitched sides, invisible left-side zipper, concealed button/bias loop left shoulder closing, and a very narrow hem.
Usable fabrics include crepe, satin-back crepe, silk jersey, and jacquard. The pattern is unsuitable for obvious diagonals.
NOTIONS: 18-inch invisible zipper, 4 1/4 yards 4-inch-wide scalloped lace trim, nine 3/4-inch buttons, and hook-and-eye closure.
Dress with peplum detail: Vogue 1399
This dress is lined, has a bias collar, a fitted bodice, straight skirt, princess seams, peplum with narrow hem, an invisible back zipper, hemline slit, carriers, and a self-belt.
Fabrics to use include wool crepe, ponte knit, and wool jersey. The pattern is unsuitable for obvious diagonals.
NOTIONS: 22-inch invisible zipper, hook-and-eye closure.
Loose-fitting coat: Vogue 1479
This coat is loose-fitting, lined, and double-breasted. It has a notched collar; a collar band; welt, lower-patch, side-seam, and right-inside pockets; two-piece sleeves; and front-button closure.
For fabrics, you can use mohair, cashmere blends, fleece, and melton. The pattern is unsuitable for obvious diagonals.
NOTIONS: Five 1 1/8-inch buttons; 3 yards 5/8-inch grosgrain ribbon.
Which one of these designs are you most likely to create and wear? Tell us in the comments section below. We love hearing from you, so don’t hesitate to leave a response.
Get the latest including tips, techniques and special offers straight to your inbox.