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Vogue 1483 Sandra Betzina Jumpsuit

Have you tried making a jumpsuit yet?  I don't know how popular they are in ready to wear, but in patterns, jumpsuits are definitely making a comeback. There are sooo many jumpsuit patterns out there right now, that if you only want one, it's hard to pick.  Just take a look here at the McCall's jumpsuit/pants page.  I already own one black jumpsuit-it's a wide legged flowy style with a cowl neck and short butterfly sleeves.   I wear it for parties, and I consider it pretty dressy.  So, I didn't want another dressy one.  I had a few criteria that I used to narrow down the selection- it needed to have pockets, be casual, and be easy to get out of.  Sandra Betzina's version in Vogue 1483 met all three.  Plus I love the Today's fit sizing and Sandra's personal touch in the instructions.  I always learn something new.
I used a ponte knit from Fabric Mart, and you can see my post for them here.  The pattern suggests a drapey woven or knit, ponte, challis or…