Dress Up This Town Blog Tour

Hey guys! Welcome to my day on the Dress Up This Town Blog Tour! This HUGE tour is running all month long (yes, I know the month is almost over and has awesome giveaways each week! So don’t leave without scrolling down and entering to win!!!!

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So the theme was “Dress Up This Town” but we were allowed to interpret that how we wished and sew for whoever we wished.  If you follow my blog… which you should so do that…. then you know that I am determined to have a more adult wardrobe (in my opinion) so that I can be suitable for any setting. So I had to sew a dress for myself!!! And I remembered that I really loved my maternity version of Sisboom’s Angie dress! Click here if you missed it! And so I wanted another one that I could wear post baby.

Whew! And I even put on heels! Look at me growing up! So Angie is a great pattern as is… but….. I have some serious shopping limitations.  I went to Walmart in search of the perfect fabric for this and I stumbled upon a .50/yard sale.  I was so excited to get fabric I ran out without the single fold bias tape to finish the neckline and armholes… sigh.

So I grabbed some fabric I wasn’t particularly fond of from my stash (we all have that fabric, don’t deny it) and cut another set of bodice pieces. Using the burrito method, I created a fully lined bodice. I love the look of the bias finish and the ability to add a pop of color but I think I like the lined bodice just as well. Overall, a great win in the “adulting playbook” for me!

I love this pattern and I really love that I think the next one I make will be a size smaller because my workout plan is starting to pay off a little. So pardon my droopy shoulder a little and celebrate with me!

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But wait! Before I leave… a huge thank you to Simply By Ti for organizing this tour and keep us wayward bloggers in order! Thank you to Sisboom Pattern Co for always making wonderful patterns. Thank you to my fellow blog tour participants, I have found 10 new patterns I NEED to have and been inspired! And the biggest thank you to all of you for reading! Please come back again, I love having you here! And enter to win the prizes!!!!

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A Huge Special Thanks to this week’s sponsors:

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Week 4
1 Pattern George and Ginger
1 Pattern Hey June Handmade
$15 Shop Credit to Love Notions
$10 Shop Credit Patterns for Pirates
$10 Shop Credit to Simply By Ti

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Week 1: July 1st-8th

1- Sewing By Ti (Intro) ***You are here. 😀 and Stitching At Night

2- Me Made

3- Tenille’s Thread

4- Sewing By Ti

5- Seams Sew Lo

6- Anne Mari Sews

7- Sea of Estrogen

8- Lulu and Celeste

Week 2: July 9th-15th

9- Living in Twinado Valley

10- Ma Moose

11- My Heart Will Sew On

12- Seams Sew Lo

13- Kate Will Knit

14- Creative Counselor

15- Sewing With Sarah

Week 3: July 16th-22nd

16- Stitching and Making

17- That’s Sew Lily

18- Sprouting Jube Jube

19- Auschick Sews

20- Anne Mari Sews

21- Lulu and Celeste

22- On Wednesdays We Sew

Week 4: July 23rd-31st

23- Stitching At Night

24- Sewing Curves

25- My Heart Will Sew On

26- Indulging Mum

27- That’s Sew Lily

28- Adventures With Bubba and Bug

29- Capture, Craft Cook

30- Sewing By Ti

31- Sew Like a Sloth


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