Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Made by A Fabricista: Sewing Up Leftovers!

HI Fashionistas!

This month I sewed up something with leftover fabric that has been sitting in my stash for two years! Fabric Mart was gracious enough to send me some extra fabric a few years ago!

I used Simplicity 8383 to sew up this gorgeous tent dress.



I cut view A in a size 6 and it was just right. Although the pattern calls for a softer knit, I chose a scuba knit. Even though it's not as drapey, it falls beautifully.



Another reason I love a scuba knit, it doesn't need any finishing on the hem. 


Here is the back view. The dress pattern was shorter. I lengthened the hem by a few inches. 


Love the cut outs. This is officially my 1st cold shoulder make. I replaced the neck binding with a triple cover stitch. 






That's all for my DIY dress! Next, I am working on a seersucker top. It's going to be a hot summer here, so I can't wait to slip into my next creation!

Oh! Before I go, I wanted to share with you the original dresses I made with this fabric. You can see them below and here.


I hope you are all well and enjoying the summer. See you soon!

XOXO

16 comments:

  1. Really beautiful Vatsla, you can't beat a simple design that really highlights the beauty of the print! Thanks for inspiring!

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    1. You look stunning, Vatsla!! You balanced the large print beautifully! A work of art!!

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  2. Vatsla, another beautiful creation - and I miss you!

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  3. love ,love your dress. It's pretty and looks so easy to wear especially on hot hot days. You did a great job on it!

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  4. That is absolutely gorgeous, it might be a heavier/denser fabric than the pattern recommends but I think it hangs beautifully.

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    1. Thanks La Vonda, Yes it is definitely heavier than what the pattern calls for :)

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