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Easy Summer - Dress # 49

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Dress # 49 - update photos Hello again, sewing world. Here’s a few pictures of the dress I made this week. Easy Summer -  Dress # 49 from Butterick B5918. The hat is from a project I created last year. I only use it as a display piece. It’s fun to wear for short periods of time. It also serves as a great d├ęcor piece in the entrance of my home. Hats do have their use. I think. Well, I hope you enjoy the photos and that it inspires you to create and as always thank you for sharing in our sewing journey. Have a great weekend everyone! Debora






Easy Summer -  Dress # 49

Hello everyone! I made another dress this week again using Butterick B5918. This time I wanted to lighten things up. I used a light weight material  purchased last year on clearance at JoAnn’s Fabrics. The fabric is very slippery and difficult to work with. It was me against the fabric and of course, I won. The Butterick pattern too is still a bit of a struggle on the front pleated bodice. This time around, I did my own th…

Sunny Dress

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Hello everyone! Hope everyone is enjoying their summer. I finally finished this “Sunny Dress” using Butterick Pattern B5918 - View C. I’m very pleased with it. I struggled a bit adjusting the neckline to stay straight on the body. I used canvas material as interfacing which worked really well with this fabric. The shoulder line also needed some structure and I placed in self-made shoulder pads. The dress is completely lined and has an invisible zipper in the back. I added pockets to the pattern and a simple belt. I even had material left over for a wrap that I will use on those chilly days when a lady could use a simple light extra cover around her back. The best part, is always the sentimental value of the dress. The hem lining is beautifully covered in double lace left over  from my mothers’ fabric store from her years in the fabric business. She can’t seem to get enough of looking and feeling it. And that’s why I sew…“for the love of mother.” Have a great weekend everyone and as al…