I chose a very loose, drapey fabric, which makes the dress feel pretty casual. It would work beautifully in wool suiting, tailored very close to the body. I had to experiment with the sizing quite a bit, but once I had it figured out, the dress came together quite nicely. I didn't like the seam at the waist, so I added the trim (the pattern comes with pieces at the waistline, but none really fit this fabric). It is a comfy little number and good for a dinner out in the summer.
Pattern: Simplicity 2648
Size: D cup, curvy. Bust: D cup, sz 8, Waist: 10, Hip: curvy, sz 14 - with finessing of the side seams for the best fit.
Fabric: blue synthetic from JoAnne