Vogue 1224 Tracy Reese Dress – Encore!

Vogue 1224 - Tracy Reese encore

Pattern: Vogue 1224 Tracy Reese

Fabric: Rayon Jersey from Metro Textile, also available at gorgeousfabrics.com
Sandals: Tahari
Earrings: M Style Lab
I loved this pattern so much that I decided to make it again! On my trip last month to New York and my stop at Metro Textile, I bought this amazing knit jersey that Kashi showed me in his studio. At first I thought it was a bit, well…wild and bright for my personal tastes. But being that I am required to wear black for my job five days a week, a pop of color and a splashy print is a welcome addition to my usually neutral wardrobe.

Vogue 1224 - Tracy Reese encore

Not really much to elaborate on other than the fact that I love this print and wanted to share it with everyone. For a fabric like this, a simple silhouette is really key: if there was more to the design of the construction, it would be lost due to the nature of the print. Pattern selection to fit the nature of the fabric is just as important as fabric selection to fit the requirements of the pattern.

Vogue 1224 - Tracy Reese encore

I used the same mods as before: no drawstring at the neck, just elastic; graded the skirt from a 10 to a 12; added 2″ to the length so that it wasn’t hitting at my thigh. You can read more details about the first dress here: Vogue 1224 Tracy Reese Dress
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4 Comments

  1. July 26, 2011 / 12:14 pm

    I love that dress and the fabric is AMAZING!!!! It looks great on you.

  2. Anonymous
    August 8, 2011 / 5:52 pm

    Love both versions. Your fabric choice is perfect, and you look perfect in this dress. We'd love your permission to use it on our Facebook page: Fb.voguepatterns.com.

    Please let me know via email. valeryp@mccallpattern.com

    Thanks.

    Valery P

  3. August 22, 2011 / 10:31 pm

    Ooooh I love this!

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