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New Look 6070 and the art of color blocking

I did complete NL6070....  I was really happy with the black, fuchsia, and white which I purchased at Hancock Fabrics last fall.  It did fit... originally!  However, the weave of the fabric is so tight that it has very give/stretch...even on the bias; there was also very little ease in the finished garment.  Any variance in the weight or waistline and it was a bit too snug.... LOL!

Pattern Description: Workroom from Project Runway; One piece dress
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes!
Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes, they were....
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? I thought the sleeves and pleating details from the front were cute....
Fabric Used: I think it was a faille; the weave of both fabrics was very tight.  No stretch at all.
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: On the fuchsia, black and white, I stuck with the original details.    However, I had a challenge with the seco…