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Made by a Fabricista: Summer Sweater Knit

Hello Sewing Friends!  I hope all of you are safe, healthy, and feeling good about life in general.  These are crazy times we are living in!  

As I was debating what to make for my July blog post, I ran across a few garments made from lightweight sweater knits and decided to look through FMs selection.  I found this gorgeous black, white, and gray floral that I made my dress out of.  



It appears to be sold out right now, but here are some other great choices. Sweater knits  I like checking on FMs site on a frequent basis as their selection is updated often. 


I always seem to have my eyes closed in at least one photo!

For this post, however, I knew I wanted a summer, yet trans-seasonal garment since this fabric is just so lovely, soft, and I am such a sucker for floral prints that I wanted to wear this as much as possible.  Do you ever come across fabric and feel the same way?  


 
I didn't have to do anything special or out of the ordinary with this fabric.  I treated it just as any other knit garment.  I chose a dress pattern that listed sweater knit as an option, although this fabric is lightweight and I could have thought of it as regular light to mid weight.  If you are interested, here is a link to the pattern: Joanne faux wrap knit dress

As always, I use a fusible knit stay tape at the neckline, armscye, and hemline to stabilize it.  



I love this dress!  I plan on wearing it often.  I feel pretty and polished when wearing it.  


I hope that you are making some garments that make you feel pretty, polished, are comfortable and make you feel like a million bucks wearing them!  

Thanks for reading!



Sue
Ilove2sew!  

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  1. Beautiful! S
    So glad to sew this fabric sewn up. I just bought some to make a cardigan.

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