The Charm Patterns Lamour dress is a dress with tons of options. The bodice has princess seams and optional straps (gathered shoulder straps or halter), sash, shoulder drape. The skirt is either  a three-quarter circle skirt of a sarong skirt.

The size range is 2-20 and goes up to a 52 inch bust and 54 inch hip and there are cup sizes A, B/C, D/DD, F/GG, and H.


Measurements: Bust 52″; Waist 48″; Hips 56″

Body Shape: Half-eaten bag of Cool Ranch Doritos (I don’t do body shapes)

Pattern size: Size 20 H cup

Alterations: Before sewing, I graded the hips up 2 inches. After sewing, I had to take in the top of the bodice at the side seams and the front princess seams. I also reduced the seam allowance to give me a bit more room in the hips since they ended up being tight in spite of my pattern changes.

Fabric: I used two different... [read more]