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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

My All Season Dress V8825



Sorry for the long absence........

The first part of the year was a month long visit to Philadelphia with a close friend for a stem cell transplant due to Multiple Myeloma. Am happy to say she is in remission!

Once I got back I was immediately offered a simple part time job, which took me awhile to get it, and the rest of my life into a rhythm.

Mostly though I haven't had my mojo to sew,

'EH'

That was the sound that would come out my mouth when I passed my sewing machine.

Then one day while browsing Fabric.com I came across this lovely peace of fabric:



2way stretch ITY knit




Now this is what am talking about, this had to be turned into a dress, but not just any dress an All Season Dress!  Then it hit me V8825:




The model looks like she doesn't like the dress




But I do:



Yep!



I do



If you take a closer look you will see I've made adjustments to the sleeves, oh where are my manners let me show you:




Right here




I would say the belt is another favorite detail of the dress:




There that's better




I even bought jewellery for it:




Accessories add just the right touch


Sometimes when you get into a sewing funk, the best thing you can do is find a piece of fabric for inspiration. And now that I have, am happy to say.....




I am back!



As always, take each day one stitch at a time!






7 comments:

  1. I have to say I love this dress and the fabric is beautiful! Great matching of accessories too! You look lovely and I am so happy for your friend and also happy that you got your sewing mojo back! Glad to hear from you, Happy Sewing!

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  2. Yep, that fabric would have done it for me too! Gorgeous dress. I like your sleeve version better than the pattern's version.

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  3. What a beautiful fabric! I love the vibrant colors and you look great in this dress. Gorgeous!

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  4. Glad you are back! Your dress looks great, perfect fabric for the pattern. Glad your friend is in remission.

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  5. That is the perfect fabric to jump start your sewing mojo. It made a gorgeous dress and you look wonderful in it.

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  6. NICE!!! I keep forgetting this pattern number. I wrote it down again and I have wanted one forever. I love your photo humor too ... FIESTA :)

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