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Made By A Fabricista: Twirling in Liberty of London!

Hi Fabric Mart Fans! One of my very favorite things about Fabric Mart is being able to snap up some totally amazing deals - and this month I definitely scored one of those! When I noticed a shipment of Liberty of London Tana Lawn had been added to the site AND was on sale, I KNEW it had to become my next project! This is such a beautiful fabric to sew and wear - it's lightweight, has a crisp hand, is tightly woven, and feels sooo nice!

I decided to get 2.5 yards to create a beautiful sleeveless dress with double circle skirt for my eldest! I used the Peony Patterns Freesia - the twirl is fantastic, the dress is fairly straightforward to sew, and the print on the fabric makes it so feminine and pretty!

One of the easiest ways to finish a circle skirt is with a bias binding facing. I created my own bias strips with some lime green gingham cotton shirting, and used the same fabric to create the optional waistband tie.

Fans of Liberty of London know that you never throw away your scraps! I have definitely saved them -- I'm thinking they'll eventually turn up as the trim and/or waistband facing on some shorts for me! If you're a fan of using up scraps, use the comments below to share how you incorporate yours into other projects!

Happy sewing!


NATASHA  @auschicksews


Unfortunately Fabric Mart Fabrics sell out quickly!
You can find similar fabrics by shopping the following categories LAWN, COTTON, SHIRTING.

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  1. BEAUTIFUL! BOTH the Model and the dress!

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  2. Love your dress! Beautifully made and your choice of fabric was perfect as was the contrasting gingham bias tape and the pattern choice. Delightful.

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  3. Liberty is so precious! Definitely using every scrap.

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