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What I’m Wearing Wednesday – the Valentine’s Coco Dress

Happy Wednesday! This week, I wanted to show you a fun pattern I just got and tried! This is my Coco dress. The pattern is by Tilly and the Buttons. I love how this feels! The fabric is an Art Gallery Knit which is super soft!! The designer is Caroline Hulce from her Happy Home line. Perfect for Valentine’s Day, right??? When I first sewed this, I used a twin needle for the collar, but it didn’t look so good, so I sewed it with a zigzag. I think the twin needle with knits is a very cool technique! I just need to make sure my needles are sharp and...

What I’m Wearing Wednesday – the Contrast Panel Tunic

Happy Wednesday!!! For my first handmade outfit share this year, I’ve picked my Contrast Panel Deer Tunic. The pattern I used for this is Alison Glass/Karen LePage’s Woven Essentials Pattern. I created this tunic with fun fabric called Moonshine (designed by Tula Pink) and Art Gallery Denim. I used contrasting half yards of Alison Glass olive and charcoal Chroma fabric for the bodice. One thing I learned making this pattern is that a gathered skirt doesn’t feel good on me. I had it gathered and then wore it a few weeks. I felt frumpy and unkempt. So, I stretched out the front of the skirt and created gathers (mini pleats) in...

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