Thursday, May 2, 2019

When Ikea Gives You Oranges, You Make A Dress! [Sew What: Simplicity 8636]



Hey, hey, hey, when life takes you on a journey, you go to @ikeausa and buy oranges! Well orange printed fabric, you get what I mean! I have had this print in my fabric stash for over 2 years so, it was about time to put it to use. I am trying really hard to use fabrics from my stash for the remainder of 2019, instead of purchasing new pieces. But I will put this disclaimer out there, it doesn’t count if someone gives me fabric!

Summer fun awaits this baby-doll dress by Cynthia Rowley for Simplicity #8636. Although there was a lot of gathering for this dress it was such a dream to put together that I made 2 at the same time! (the other dress will debut on the Minerva Craft blog in July…. it’s epic!) This pattern is a great choice for little effort with grand results!! 













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4 comments

  1. Love this! Making this same pattern with the top using Ankara fabric. Hope it's as live as yours!

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  2. That dress is soooo cute, and you are darling as you model it! Love the orange shoes, too. That fabric reminds me of Marimekko fabric.

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  3. How many ways to say Adorable. I have that same fabric, sadly maybe only enough to make a top. You have given me courage to go for it. Thanks

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  4. That is gorgeous 😍! And you are rocking the Hell outta it!

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