Name: Jenna I.
Location: Oakland, California, USA
Tell us a bit about yourself: I am a maker in Oakland,California. I primarily knit and sew and love natural fibers!
What In the Folds size do you wear? Size G
What bust cup size do you normally make / wear? B cup
Which pattern did you use? Acton dress
What type of fabric did you make the garment/s from? double gauze, silk, rayon
What alterations (if any) did you make to the pattern/s? Graded to an I in the hips, and eventually left out the back zipper
If you made this pattern/s again, would you do anything differently? if using pockets, raise the pockets
What would be your top tip for other makers using this pattern/s? Take your time and really see if you need the back zipper, I've been pleasantly surprised that I can leave it out. It makes it such a quick sew!
I'd love to hear about a happy memory from when you made or wore this garment or garments! This is such a lovely pattern, whenever I wear this dress, I feel ready to do anything. And I LOVE the fact that I don't feel like I need to wear a bra with it. :)
What do you love most about In the Folds patterns? The care in the instructions and finishing, you're making a real garment to last a long time.
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