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Made by a Fabricista: YouTube Edition | Dee & Dory

YouTuber's Dee & Dory are back on the Fabric Mart blog today with their most recent Fabricista Makes. Make sure to click play on the video below to hear all about their fabric choices & how their projects turned out!


Dee: 


My beautiful Fabricista Make was made from a polyester linen blend floral print. The fabric has a somewhat crisp drape and is slightly textured. This woven fabric has no stretch and falls moderately from the body. The fabric laundered well with a gentle wash cycle using cool water.

Simplicity S9099 was my pattern of choice. The skirt is cut on the bias with four pieces being attached to an asymmetrical bodice. These lines add to the elegant drape of the dress. The sleeves are raglan with a front and a back to the sleeve and a middle slit opening with a narrow hem accented by two buttons being position along the middle sleeve seam just above the slit in the sleeve opening. Do not forget to enclose the seam edging in your favorite way as the fabric frays!

I love the way the fabric sewed up and wears so comfortably.   Thank you Fabric Mart! 

Dory:

So much fun!  That’s what I thought of when I first saw this fabric at Fabric Mart.  My original intent was to make Vogue 1312, but it didn’t call for a knit and after laying it out two different ways, it wasn’t speaking to me!

No worries, McCalls 5893 said Make Me! Make Me!  which was a very simple dress to make and perfect for the Bright Green/Golden Yellow/Sky Blue/Multi Cotton/Lycra Seashell Print Jersey Knit 52W  and since I had to use less fabric for that dress I was able to make knit overalls from Simplicity 8855.  This was my first attempt at bibs and I loved it! It has a self lining front and back bib. And it has 5 pockets!! All very easy to make with this fabric. I have worn the bibs out to do errands and I swear every place I went I got compliments on them.  Love this fun print and can’t wait to wear them when I head out to Florida next spring. 


DEE & DORY  |  designdreamers


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