Iphigenia, I had so much trouble finding plus sized dresses that both fit and flattered my figure until I start...

IPHIGENIA

"I had so much trouble finding plus sized dresses that both fit and flattered my figure until I started sewing my own. Linen is now my go-to all year round. This is a Vintage Vogue pattern, can't go wrong with a circle skirt, and the linen has great drape!"

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Elizabethalt3 years ago

I love how flattering the dress design is and the color choice is awesome!

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Iphigeniaalt3 years ago

Thanx Elizabeth! The 50s were kinder to pear-shaped ladies like me :-)

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Debalt3 years ago

Beautiful drape. Did you hand or machine sew it?

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Angelinaalt3 years ago

Stunning!!

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Meghanalt3 years ago

Gorgeous!

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Deb alt3 years ago

Lovely!

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Whitney alt3 years ago

Well fit and flattering! I would love to have one!

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Karlaalt3 years ago

Love it!

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Iphigeniaalt3 years ago

Thanks Deb! I mostly machine sewed it, but the black 'harness' part had to be attached to the bodice via hand sewing :-) I've been meaning to embroider it by hand, but couldn't get around to it before contest-time.

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Springalt3 years ago

This dress is beautiful!! it looks very flattering on you!!

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Paula alt3 years ago

such a flattering look !

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Juanitaalt3 years ago

Perfect summer fun dress and with a jacket or lace shawl you can wear it on cooler days.

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Diana alt3 years ago

Very nice use of contrast to draw eye upwards. Love the flow of the material!

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Anniealt3 years ago

This is amazing! So flattering and yet so comfortable looking AT THE SAME TIME!

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Jeanaalt3 years ago

Very flattering - and who doesn't love a spinny skirt!

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Karlalt3 years ago

Beautiful dress, very flattering.

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Victoriaalt3 years ago

Great workmanship!

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Ashleyalt3 years ago

I love the twirl and drape! You look gorgeous!