My DIY: Mixed Prints Dress + Vogue 9293 Pattern Review

Happy Saturday Lovelies

Mixed Prints Midi Dress (I made)
Fabric: Vlisco & Pattern: Vogue 9293
H&M Gold Pumps (old)
How are you all doing? I am doing great, given that I just finished my 1st week of my 1st APPE rotation. It still feels weird that I am not stressing over upcoming assessments/exams but I am so glad I am finally putting in practice what I have been learning in class this past 2 years. My week was so busy that I am so happy we have a long 3-day weekend. My only plans for the week is to spend time with my sewing machine and get some summer sewing done...:)
Today's post features a DIY dress I made back in March for SNPhA's cultural day in school. I love playing with prints and bold especially during the spring/summer season. So I decided to mix this 2 fabrics from my stash, I got it about 4 years ago from Voila for You by Vlisco Collection that is sadly discontinued. 
I used Vogue 9293 to make the dress. I cut out a size 14 and made it without any modifications. It fits everywhere but a bit tight at the bust area, I am noticing that issue a lot in my recent DIY pieces. I am going to start doing full bust adjustments (FBA) to my bodice patterns to address this issue. I should have been doing it but I was totally dreading the modification process. I have been doing a lot research and watching Youtube videos to learn it. 
Other than the bust issue, I love the overall fit of the dress. I simply styled it with a pair of gold sandals.
Peep the matching of the prints at the side seams, it irks me when I see clothes especially ready to wear pieces that the prints in the seams are mismatched...lol
Thank you so much for stopping by and have a wonderful weekend!

3 comments

  1. Love your outfit!!! The colors are so vibrant!

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  2. Oh wow - just found your blog since I'm about to make Vogue 9293 in (boring) stripes not unlike the ones on the pattern envelope. I *love* your version, and am inspired to try it in a print combo if this version works out. Am curious about the mobility of the sleeves and whether they are comfortable or not. Thanks for sharing your version!

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    1. Hello! The sleeves are actually very comfortable. Thank you for the leaving a comment...;) Hopefully your version turns out great

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