Mosaic Wrap Dress: Burda 6829

Last but not least the final Wrap Battle entry!

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Floral Denim V-Back Dress: Closet Case Fiona

I hate buttonholes, but I love this dress!

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Navy Leaf Outfit: McCalls 7757

I absolutely adore this retro 70’s vibe crop top and wide leg pants outfit.

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Spring 2018 Pattern and Fabric Haul

I think just about every sewist in the US who could get to a Joann store went some time over Easter weekend to take advantage of the massive pattern sale. I know I did! Plus I grabbed some pre-cut pieces from Fabric Mart while they were on sale. I share it all with you in…

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Bold Striped Duster: Simplicity 8546

I love the style of shirtdresses, but I very rarely wear them. For one they are usually made with cotton fabric and I hate to iron (which is one of the reasons I love to sew with knits). Also since I’ve started sewing they’ve just seemed like to much work to make…collars, cuffs, buttons and…

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Black Blousy Bodysuit: Kommatia Ferri Bodysuit

I’ve been eyeing the Black Superwash Wool Jersey since it was listed and this seemed like a great application for it. It’s light weight gives the full top some drape but the wool content should be enough to keep me warm. When I first pulled the fabric out of the packaging I thought it was…

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Comfy and Cute – Sweatshirt Dresses 

The fall season is definitely upon us and the winter is quickly approaching. During these chilly/cold months I love to feel comfy and warm but I still want to look casual chic. Lets face it – the comfiest outfits aren’t always cute. Thankfully McCalls released M7688 just it time to provide four different “fashionable” takes…

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Wine Floral Maxi: McCalls 7561

Who doesn’t love a maxi dress? I mean they are great for spring, summer and fall. I never seem to have enough but my go to maxi patterns have been McCalls 7121 and 6744, but I when Maggie Elaine shared her version of McCalls 7561 on Instagram I decided I needed one too.

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Red Hot Jumpsuit: Vogue 9116

One of my favorite jumpsuits Vogue 9116 in a scarlet red jersey.

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New Favorite Wrap Bodice Dress: New Look 6301

This wrap bodice dress is a winner!

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Fabric Mart Guest Post: Sky Blue Dress – Vogue 1550

This month’s post features a special person, my mom! As soon as I saw Vogue 1550 I thought of her.

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Abstract Leaf Cold Shoulder Dress: Vogue 9238

The cold shoulder definitely is the “on trend” look of the season, maybe year, and the pattern companies have definitely taken notice. All of the Big 4 companies have produced several patterns featuring the trend. I feel like the only one, but I’ve never been a real fan of the look. It’s not that I…

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Red Hot Summer Halter Dress: A Fabricista Post

This is one of my favorite makes!

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Quilted Floral Knit Bomber – McCalls 7100

In my  Fall/Winter To Sew List I told y’all I was in love with bomber jackets. I had started three at the time of that post. I have since completed those three but you can read here and here about what happened with those if you missed it. So though this is the fourth bomber jacket…

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Little Red Dress: Vogue 1513 a Fabricista Post

Obviously, the first thing I thought about for this late January post was a red dress for Valentine’s Day.   My original plan was to whip up one of the new McCalls early spring patterns, M7534. It looks like a fairly simple pattern that could be whipped up in a time for Valentine’s Day for…

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Flower Power for Sweater Weather

I am so excited about these floral sweaters. Mostly I’m just pleased to have squeezed in some time to sew for myself. I loved mine so much I decided to make one for the “Little Miss”. I knew she would want one for her doll so I went ahead whipped up a mini one as well. One thing that…

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Fabricista Fashion Challenge: Week 3 – Sewing Tutorials

Yaaaaayyy!!! I won the Wrap It Up challenge. I had the high scores from the judges AND I won the readers vote! Thank you all for voting. I won 3 free patterns of my choice from the McCall, Butterick, Vogue or Kwik-Sew lines AND 3 of the newest patterns released from the Sewing Workshop: Tremont Jacket, Florence…

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