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Vogue 9329~ A Marcy Tilton Dress in Stretch Velvet

In 2018 I sewed this dress out of an ITY knit ( blogged about here ) and liked it so much that I sewed another using a Liverpool knit. After that I tucked the pattern away. Earlier this month I was going through my fabrics, and came across this pink stretch velvet that has been sitting in my stash for far too long. I decided to use the velvet to sew a dress to wear to Christmas Eve service. The pattern, Vogue 9329, is a Marcy Tilton design from 2018. It's rated easy (and this is indeed easy to sew) and is described as a pullover dress, close fitting through the bust, with pockets and sleeve length variations.   It's designed to have a partial contrast back, but I didn't do that. The back is all pink just like the front.  The first time I sewed this dress, I had altered the pattern for a full bust. I knew this stretch velvet had less stretch than the ITY knit, so I added an additional 1 inch in the bust area.  Although it's not obvious in these photos, I need even more r