Nautical Wrap Dress: McCalls 7504

The second of four entries of my WRAP BATTLE.

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Everyday Pants: Designer Stitch Shaki

So comfy you’ll want to wear them every day!

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I can make that! Border Print Dress

I love copying RTW clothes!

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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: Jumping on the Bandwagon: Vogue 9253

I finally jumped on the Vogue 9523 bandwagon! I love it!

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Plum Gathered Wrap Front Top – McCalls 7249

I sewed up this top pattern, View A, as one of my two pieces my final Fabric Mart Fabricista Fashion Challenge entry. I chose it because loved the wrapped gathers. Gathers are always good in my book for camouflaging your least favorite areas, which for me is my midsection. Read more about my entry and this top in particular…

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Final Fabricista Fashion Challenge – 3 Piece Wardrobe

I can’t believe this is my FINAL entry into the Fabric Mart Fabricista Fashion Challenge! These last 5 weeks have truly been a challenge but also very rewarding. I’m so thankful and humbled to have made it to the Top Three. All 6 bloggers are very talented ladies! Let’s get to it but first….Be sure to VOTE here…

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Fabricista Fashion Challenge: Wrap It Up Week 2 Entry

VOTE HERE! I did a happy dance Friday when I read I was not eliminated. Then I realized that was just the first week and the second challenge was already here! LOL The remaining 5 contestants were challenged to create a wrap dress inspired by Diane Von Furstenberg  designs. If you don’t know, Diane Von Furstenberg is the mother of the wrap…

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Maroon Flutter Sleeve Gathered Top – McCalls 7046

I purchased this pattern quite a while ago with the plan to make the dress (View C). I loved the gathering and the peplum. Later I found a beautiful bright floral cotton jersey that would be perfect for a summer version of this pattern. However I had never used elastic in a seam allowance for gathering…

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Pink and Purple Multi Chevron Tulip Dress – Frankenpattern

Yay! Finally I have a new dress to share.  I actually finished this before heading out to the conference last week, but have just now had time to write a post.  Don’t worry I haven’t forgotten about the Day 3 Conference Recap, its coming later this week.  On to the dress. This dress is a…

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TBT – Deep Purple Cowl Neck Dress – Vogue 1250

I realize I haven’t posted a pattern review over a week. I’ve been busy launching TipStitched and attending the Fashion, Sewing and Style Conference so I haven’t been able to do much sewing for myself. I promise next week I’ll be posting some new garments as I’m itching to do some selfish sewing. For now…

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Black and White Faux Wrap Dress – McCalls 6884

This dress is an oldie but a goodie. I attempted this pattern pretty early in my sewing journey because it came highly recommend and I love a wrap dress. The reveiws were correct this was an simple sew! I used an ITY I bought from a local fabric store. I just love black and white and this…

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Black and White Striped wrap bodice dress – Butterick 5950

Ever since I sewed up my leopard print version of this dress I knew I would sew it again and again. This is a pattern I desperately searched for as it was OOP by the time I “discovered” it. Thankfully one of my amazing sewsistas had this pattern in her stash and gifted me with…

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Black and White Geometric Print Duster/Dress – NL6735

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