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Made by a Fabricista: Plaid Dress and French Terry Hoodie

Hi there sewing friends! What a doozy of a year this has been...and the wild thing is, we are all going through this together. We are all in the midst of challenging times, all mourning changes that are out of our control, all wishing for happier days with more equality and more unity and more love!


Sewing has been a sweet reflecting time for me, where I can unplug from the worries around me and just think in quiet solitude! How have you been handling the ever changing world that is throwing curve balls your way?


Well this month's sewing projects led me to comfort...ha, comfortable clothes that is! I sewed two projects this past month, one for myself and one for my sweet teen. Let me show you her comfortable new sew first!


I sewed the Hey June Handmade Brunswick Pullover in 100% cotton french terry. Nothing says comfort like french terry! French terry is usually one of the first fabrics I search for when I'm shopping for fabric online. It's rare to find good quality french terry, and I lucked out when I was ordering fabric last month!


This gray french terry is no longer in stock, but there are a few others in the Fabric Mart shop right now. The Brunswick Pullover is something I've sewn several times, in fact, I didn't even need the pattern instructions with me this time! And hoodies are on constant repeat with my teen girl!


I sewed myself another tried and true pattern, the True Bias Ogden Cami! I absolutely love this pattern...I've sewn it probably about a dozen times. This time, I lengthened the pattern to make it into a dress and I'm in love!


I will wear this dress so much this summer! It's great for around the house and great to dress up (and go out, whenever that happens again!). I used this plaid polyester crepe fabric from Fabric Mart.


I hope you all are staying safe and finding joy and comfort from those that surround you! Happy July!

Quick Recap
Hoodie
pattern: Brunswick Pullover
fabric: 100% cotton french terry (no longer in stock, find others here)
size: 4
modifications: none

Dress
pattern: Ogden Cami
fabric: polyester crepe
size: 4
modifications: lengthened to dress length

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  1. The Ogden is such a great pattern, really like it as a dress! And cozy hoodies are everything!

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