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Sunday, 9 March 2014

Vogue 2989 - first item - ivory top prep

I'm going to make this top as my next project.

I read that the pattern is 'close-fitting' so measure myself to find I am a 16/18 top and a 20 hip according to the size chart. So I shall do a test accordingly and see what needs to be altered in addition to the forward head, round back and grading out to the larger hip. I'm also hoping to skip the centre back zip, but will flat finish the back seam (instead of serging it) in case I need to unpick and add it later.

1 comment:

Rose said...

I have this pattern and really like it. I've never made it because I haven't been ready for the alteration challenge. I'm looking forward to reading about your experience.