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Made By A Fabricista: White After Labor Day?!


    One of the most known rules of fashion is not to wear white after labor day. I do not tend to follow that rule. I lean more-so the rule of wear what makes you happy & if that’s wearing a full white jumpsuit in the middle of winter then go for it. Today, however, I am sharing my newest favorite make, my Blanca boiler suit from Closet Core Patterns

As you know, Fabric Mart offers everything that you need to make any project that you may be wanting to start and/or working on. They offer fabric, patterns, thread, etc. It’s very easy to get started on something! For my project I chose an all-white twill, which for me was extremely close to denim. It was extremely easy to work with & easy to cut. Depending on the project I would definitely consider twill to be a good fabric for beginners, however, white might not be. I accidently almost spilled my coffee on it & after that I was extremely careful.

I loved the Blanca sewing pattern by Closet Core Patterns. My favorite parts are all of the details, the belt loops, and of course the fit. I would definitely make another one of these, however, my machine had a hard time getting through all of the layers, which left some of my stitches looking a little wonky so I had to redo them a few times. Also, when installing the zipper, I ran into a couple of issues with that, as well. When you go to sew the zipper in, the top is basted shut so you are a bit unware of where things are sitting even pinned. I think it’s important to be honest & have actual reviews when making things. To add a little “pop” of something I decided to make all of the pockets in a different contrasting fabric. It was so cute to me! 

My favorite sewing projects are the ones that are very transitional, meaning I can wear it in between seasons. This is a perfect pattern & fabric for that. Depending on what type of fabric you choose this can be extremely versatile. For me, I could wear this in the spring, summer, and fall & style it with boots or sandals. For this pattern, I opted for a short sleeve, but they also offer long which would be perfect if you wanted something more geared the fall-winter.

MACY  @macycamile

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You can find similar fabrics by shopping the following category, COTTON & TWILL.
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