No rain, a new hair-do and a new dress!

… this is Happiness!

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It’s Frocktober! A while ago I received my Sewaholic Yaletown pattern in the mail and knew I had to sew it up with my Batic 100% rayon purchased during my shopping trip to Vancouver!  My dress is done now, just in time, and I am very pleased with it.

Nice dress!  Thanks, I made it!!

Nice dress! Thanks, I made it!!

Nice dress!  Thanks, I made it!!

I Nice dress! Thanks, I made it!!

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The Red Top – as easy as pie!

May has been “Sew Stretchy” Month and I am enjoying sewing these knit tops.  This one is Butterick B5645 sewn with a 96% polyester 4% spandex.

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I love patterns that give you a few variations.

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I have a wild red, white, and black paisley print and a solid black for the sleeves.  The pattern is traced out and I am ready to go.

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Sew the right sides together!

It is lovely seeing the hot weather come, even if a day of showers is thrown in every now and again!  Guess that is why everything is so green here!  Oh, haha, speaking of “green”…

Let me show you my “May Monthly Stitch” knit top.  I broke the rules with this one.  Shame.  I used Simplicity 2892,  6 made easy tops, view D.  I have used it before, last time I made view A (twice).  I really like this pattern.  Oh, what rule did I break?  The pattern does NOT say for “KNITS”!  I think the fashion police are headed my way, but then again, when do I ever follow instructions to the letter?

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