Dresses · Pattern Testing

Chalk and Notch | Farrah Pattern Testing

I’ve had so much fun having the opportunity to test a few patterns recently and this is no exception! When Gabriela posted the Tester Call on her blog, I jumped at the opportunity. There’s something so exciting about being part of a group of extremely talented ladies, all of whom have amazing sewing blogs and/or Instagram inspiration, to help test a fabulous pattern.  Gabriela is incredibly encouraging and put so much work into the Farrah pattern to make it perfect!

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2017MakeNine · Dresses

True Bias | Colfax Dress

For my birthday this year I decided to take a day off work and spend the day sewing.  It was such a great decision and one I think I’m going to turn into a tradition.  This day of sewing allowed me to finally cross off one of my 2017 Make Nine patterns: the Colfax Dress!   This is not a dress I would typically pick up in a store, primarily because I tend to stay away from sleeveless pieces.  However, I have been drawn to this pattern ever since it released and used the 2017MakeNine as the push to jump out of my comfort zone.  I’m so glad I did.

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Dresses · Pattern Testing

Sew Caroline | Coffee Shop Dress Pattern Test

I’m excited to share with you the latest pattern from Sew Caroline: the Coffee Shop Dress!  This will surely be another great addition to your wardrobe and a summer staple.  Why? Because it was 90° when we took these pictures back in February.  FEBRUARY.  There is so much wrong with that, but the Coffee Shop dress makes the heat bearable.

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