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My Image 1115 Asymmetrical Neckline Dress

Line drawing from magazine The dress on me. When the My Image Spring/Summer issue came out, I knew that the first thing I wanted to make from it was M1115- the Asymmetrical Neckline Dress.  I just didn't know that it would take me this long to do it!  But before the summer got away, I managed to trace the pattern, and I chose a gorgeous rayon knit print to make it with.  I eliminated the back center seam, but otherwise made a straight size 42.  The front ruching is done with a length of elastic, but the instructions were pretty vague about how much to use, and where to put it.  I measured the front seam, and cut a piece of 1/4" wide elastic 3/4 the length of the seam.  Then I zigzagged it to the seam starting just below the facing, and ending just above the hem allowance.  It seemed to work pretty well. You can see the final results on me here. On me, the neckline dipped below where my bra shows, so I would have to wear it with a cami. If I made it aga