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My Red Christmas Dress - Vogue 1037

I have so many things I sewed last year that I've neglected to add to my blog so some upcoming blog posts are going to be past makes.  As much as I enjoy putting a quick photo on Instagram, and a short pattern review in my YouTube makes videos , I find it difficult to search for specific details on a pattern when I want to reference a past make. Blogging what I've sewn will help me remember more of the details.  Like my red Christmas dress. Well, it's actually a red top and skirt. The pattern is Vogue 1037, a Bill Blass design from 1983. I stumbled across the pattern a few months ago while searching for Vogue 1174, a Claude Montana pattern.  I found the Montana pattern at Pattern Zoo, but it was sold out.  Of course I had to have a look around and see what other designer Vogue patterns I might find :-)  I purchased a different Montana pattern in addition to this Bill Blass pattern.  I really liked that back drape.  But I had to make adjustments to the shoulder area after