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Made by a Fabricista: Youtube Edition | Dee & Dory

Dee & Dory are back on the Fabric Mart blog, and they've got some fresh Fabricista Makes to share with you! Dive into their latest video to catch all the details on their fabric picks and how their projects turned out. It's a cozy chat filled with sewing tips and inspiration – just what you need to spark your creativity! Click play and join the fun!


Spring is finally here!

I celebrated with a six panel gather full skirt with a waistband. Two front pleated pockets are decorative and functional. A 7 inch back zipper makes putting on the skirt without difficulty. The pattern is a simplicity 9180.

The beautiful stretch sateen fabric is a white cherry pink, poppy red, cotton Lycra. It has a 24.25 inch vertical print repeat and is machine washable for care. A fun skirt which can be worn dressed or casual.  Perfect for a spring celebration. 


I used Butterick 4238 to make a cool spring outfit.  My tunic is from 100% cotton poplin shirting.  I love the fabric! Not only is it easy to work with but it is so summery.   The pattern says to only cut out one piece of the points for the front, but you have to have two! 

The slacks were made out of a cotton/lycra stretch sateen.  This fabric is perfect for slacks! Just enough stretch so that when you sit it’s still comfortable. I do prefer the tunic better with white slacks, and the tan slacks with a different top. There’s a few fitting issues with both the tunic and slacks.  I have since learned how to take care of these issues.  Oh well, I love them both anyway and will enjoy wearing them now that spring is here! 

DEE & DORY  |  designdreamers

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