Here's me in the dress without a belt:
Notice the wrinkles in the bodice? Also how it is fairly low cut for a 40's/50's dress? I am wondering if I need to take it in or take the bodice up at the shoulders??
I also still need to hem the dress (maybe up 2 inches or so??)
Also, I don't know if I did the collar right...Here's the original pattern:
The pattern says it's a 'stand-up' collar. I am wondering if my interfacing is too heavy? Or I didn't sew enough of the collar into the neck of the dress? Or is it just an issue of ironing to roll a bit more?
Lastly, here is the back (note: I am wearing a belt):
Again, there is an issue fit with the bodice that I think is affecting both the front and the back. What do you think? Do I need to put a dart somewhere? Take it in or up?
Also notice how the winged cuffs are a bit droopy...interface too heavy? Thoughts on that? Should I take the sleeves up a bit too so that the cuff sit higher up?