Hi Ho my sewing friends. Welcome to our Part 2 of our gorgeous Rockstar Roundup for all of the gloriousness that is the Jose Bodysuit, Cami and Slip Dress.
Our Jose Rock Star Roadies roundup – Part 2 – is our continuation of the amazing makes of all of the Jose Bodysuit, Cami and Slip Dress Pattern Tester Roundup Part 1 from yesterday.
The Jose offers 3 seriously sleek fashion statements. A cowl neck bodysuit, camisole or slip dress. Add to that the add-on g-string style brief or lace boyleg briefs you have an easy way to add instant wow-factor to your look.
The Jose Bodysuit, Cami and Slip pattern offers the following of styling options.
1. Bodysuit, Cami or Slip Length
2. G-string style brief
3. Boyleg Cheeky Brief
So please my friends I be bedazzled by all of our AMAZING pattern tester roadies and their Jose’s . xx
And please don’t forget yesterdays post – Jose Bodysuit, Cami and Slip Dress Pattern Tester Roundup Part 1
Our roadies would like to share the following with you all :
1. Your name and where you live ?
2. Your choice of option for the Jose
and why ?
3. What fabric did you choose and where did you purchase ?
4. What alterations did you have to make to your Jose
5. What sewing tips can you share when sewing the Jose
6. What was your favourite thing about making the Jose
7. Did you make more than one combo of the Jose
8. Have you worn your Jose
yet and what compliments did you receive.
And the finer details;
(AU/UK) 6 – 30
(US) 2 – 26
(EU) 34 – 58
Cup Sizes – B, C, D, DD
On Sale for a limited time only – $9.50(US)
Very Confident Advanced Beginner and Above Sewing level
Hi all, I can’t believe this happened, Ann named a pattern after ME! And I can’t tell you how proud I am of this. I mean y’all have seen it, it’s gorgeous!
The boyleg briefs are my favorite undies and also the g-string is a staple in my closet.
The bodysuit is my favorite option, styley and classy cowl neck and super comfy and sexy as bottom. That’s a WIN WIN WIN in my book
So of course I did several of the Jose
bodysuits, a cami and a slip dress, but also several seperate boyleg. Those are so super quick to whip up, I know you’ll be wearing the hell out of them for sure!
My creamy cami is made out of crêpe and I matched it with a tule lace, please be aware that not every lace is as stretchy as the pattern calls for, so when determining the stretch percentage don’t go with the maximum stretch but with the stretch that’s comfortable for wearing, or it’ll creep up and you won’t like that
I made a matching Ava bralette to go with it (with my nursing hack). This is so classy and so easy to pair wiyh a pair of pants or a nice pencil
My sheer flowers on black with pink lace was a total scrapbuster, but I love it. It’s sexy and comfy
My black monstera bodysuit is another favorite, it’s a little bit more low scoop so perfect for datenight
My slip dress is perfect for a fancy party or I can dress it up for a nice meal out with a jacket on top.
The attaching of the straps is probably the hardest part of the pattern. I recommend cutting the strap slightly larger than the pattern, so you have room to play with. I start attaching at center back sewing towards the end while stretching along the bias. Then I’ll go back to cb and attach the other side. Go back and trim, and wrap the strap/binding towards the front pinning in several places and stitch in place from the front.
I’ve already had lots of compliments on the design and fit of the pattern and I also have some design ideas ready to make so expect to see some additional sews om this one!
Please show me all your makes, because I know you’ll love this as mich as I do I’m sure! And please thank you Ann for doing this design and knocking it out of the ballpark, because I’m truly starstruck with it.
Hi, I’m Annie from Buenos Aires, Argentina.
I made the Jose
cami set in silk combined with jersey knit from my stash.
When sewing the cami Jose you need to pin a lot, silk is thin and slippery. I used fold over elastic instead of silk bias binding.
I made a size 4 cup B. The only alteration was on briefs. I added them 2 cm above on the waist.
My sister love it and I have 2 Jose
sets on the way.
If you want to see more of my work follow my instagram, facebook and tiktok(I am newbie there yet!)
Hello, I’m Christina from Cape Town.
I simply loved sewing the Jose combination, and made a few, experiencing different fabrics. The gold-brown and nude satin I found was probably a little bit too thin, if I compare the result with my green cami and dress.
Do take your time with folding the binding and straps. It sure is harder than a fabric you can hot press before sewing.
The briefs is dead easy! Just cut and sew.
I chose to make camisoles, a silky satin dress that would be sleepwear, and then I lengthened the dress to a flattering sexy stylish feel. I will make loads more of this for summer!
I took my side seams in a little , using only back darts. For the longer dress I graded from taking side seams in to not at all around my legs , by biggest part.
Being winter here I have not had the chance to wear my José, BUT loved it so that I send pictures to a few close friends- loads of compliments. Can’t wait for spring!
My name is Esther
and I live in Virginia, USA. I used a cream colored lightweight tencel twill that I had in my stash to sew up the Jose
cami. I really loved the versatility of this piece; I can throw a blazer over it and look like a total boss lady, or wear it as lingerie at home. It’s really important to have the right fabric drape, and cutting on the bias is tricky! My tip here is to take your time. I made a Size 1 and took a tiny bit in at the waist. I shared some photos of my Jose
and was complimented with “glam sexy”! I hope to make a silky Jose slip dress in the near future. You can find me on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/esthermakesadventures
/ or on my blog at https://esthermakesadventures.blogspot.com
and I live in the USA. I made my Jose camo top out of mystery, slippry, drapey woven and the briefs are Jersey spandex from https://nickoftimefabric.com/. My best tip for sewing the Jose
is take your time when sewing the pretty but slippery fabric. I made the bodysuit version because I thought it would be fun. I shortened the breast side darts and left put the front and back body darts for the best fit for me. I haven’t worn my Jose
out as it was made for the boudoir but I feel like a grown up version of Tinkerbelle. I would like to make a slip dress version since its so comfortable and flattering.
Hey all, here’s me! Marit
from the Netherlands. I have a deep deep love for bodysuits. And leopard. I made three final Jose
’s, all bodysuits. I made two with lace briefs and one jersey.
I love to pair the bodysuit with a tight skirt or jeans. And best thing is: no panty lines!! I combined the Jose
with a matching Marieke Robe for lazy sundays.
For fabric I went with satinlike and crepe. They give a total different look and I love that. I still have some leo cotton lying around for another one I think I’ll match with black jersey for briefs.
Oh I used foldover elastic for shoulder bands, my fabric turned out fymslier then possible and I could not get the shoulder bands to work otherwise 😅
Go make your Jose
! You will feel sexy and great for sure!
Hi, I am Synthia
, I live in Central Ca. For the Jose design, I sewed up a cami set, the dress cami set, and the bodysuit cami.. For the top cami set I used a woven fabric for the top/dress/bodysuit and a stretch lace for the bottoms. My favorite was the bodysuit, easy to pull off and on. For sizing I did need to grade different sizes and shorten the straps. Once my area clears up a bit more, I do have plans to return to salsa dancing and wear the bodysuit and dress out dancing, it gets very hot when you have danced for 3-4 hours straight, lol. A great and multifunctional design. As always, a muslin is a must to obtain your fit. Thank you Ann Grose and for this fun design, especially the bodysuit. https://sewsynsewn.blogspot.com/2021/07
1. Your name and where you live ? My name is Meiling and I am from Perth, Western Australia.
2. What fabric combinations did you choose and where did you purchase – make sure you add affiliate link to fabric seller if you are able. Stretch lace from www.boobytraps.com.au
and satin fabrics from www.spotlight.com
3. What sewing tips can you share when sewing the Jose
? Take it slow. Ensure the right type of fabric is used as it wont sit properly and the binding will be a nightmare to attach.
4. What was your style choice for the Jose
? Cami and briefs
5. What fit alterations did you have to make to the Jose ? I made the front cami with the centre taken in on the pattern and no darts on the front (B cup)
6. Have you worn your Jose
yet and what compliments did you receive. I have not worn my Jose
set out in public yet but have had plenty of compliments from hubby!
7. Any plans for future combinations of the Jose
? Looking at making the bodysuit option.
8. Social media URLS
1. Kieara Donohue and I live in North Carolina.
2. I used a silk purchased from an Etsy shop.
3. Sew very slowly as the fabric is very slippery!
4. I did the slip dress and the boy short underwear.
6. Not yet! Planning to wear it for the next date night.
7. Planning to wear it with some sexy, strappy heels.
1. Your name and where you live ?
I’m Lisa and I live in sunny North Queensland Australia
2. What fabric combinations did you choose and where did you purchase – make sure you add affiliate link to fabric seller if you are able
I used satin and stretch lace from super cheesy fabrics with lace elastic trim from birch to finish the panty
3. What sewing tips can you share when sewing the Jose ?
Make sure your fabric is drapier than you think it needs to be and take your time sewing the binding on the top but otherwise it’s a remarkably quick and easy sew.
4. What was your style choice for the Jose ?
I made the boy leg body suit
5. What fit alterations did you have to make to the Jose ?
The only alterations needed were to blend from a size 2 bust to size 5 waist and hips
6. Have you worn your Jose yet and what compliments did you receive.
I haven’t had a chance to wear it yet!
7. Any plans for future combinations of the Jose ?
I am keen to make more of the pants as they were super simple to make and fit beautifully
Hi, my name is Sophie and I live in Vienna Austria. I used a fabric I got in a mystery box a while ago, it’s some rayon blend I think.
As usual, measurements are super important and cutting slippery fabric on the bias can be a pita so so slow. 😅
I made the slip dress version cut on bias and shortened it above the knee.
My husband really likes it I actually have one more and the separates planned.