This is View B, which has cute pleated cap sleeves and neckline pleats as well. Here's a better shot of the bodice:
Sophia Double Knit, and it comes in a bunch of colors for about $10 a yard. I wanted to give it a try because the double knits I've found here in New York are so pricey—well over $20 a yard for synthetic blends. This Sophia stuff is just as good (if perhaps a bit thinner) and the price is right.
Field Notes on Sewing with Double Knits.") I like the silhouette they give me, too: figure-hugging without being overly clingy and showing every little lump or bump.
I was so energized by my quickie project that I'm planning another one! I just cut out Vogue 8409 in some luxe navy wool double knit (this is the real deal, not the synthetics) and I have some fun plans for retro-fying it. More to come!