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Floral Dresses Forever

I love a good floral print dress! This one is no exception. The colours are bright but the navy background tones it down. The pattern is a Burda Magazine pattern from 9/2014, dress #122. (It’s easier to remember patterns when they have names, isn’t it? Cambie Dress is more memorable than Dress 122.) You can […]

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Davie Dress: Black and White

Here’s another version of the Davie Dress, sewn for myself. These photos were taken by a friend who’s taller than me, so I look a bit short today! I used a black and white jacquard knit fabric, with solid black ponte panels for the sides. Ponte is an ideal fabric for this pattern as it’s stable, […]

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Dotted Davie Dress

Here’s the finished Davie Dress from the last two tutorial posts! Recently, I demonstrated how to sew the neckline binding on the Davie Dress. It’s the one step that might be challenging or different on this simple pattern. I also showed how to trim the hem evenly using the attachment on my dress form, which is […]

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Sewing the Davie Dress Neckline

The construction of the Davie Dress is pretty simple. The only part that may seem unusual is the neckline binding! Today I’ll show you how the Davie Dress neckline is sewn. I chose a fabric for the Davie tutorial that has a distinct right and wrong side, to make it easy to follow. (And also because it’ll make […]

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Introducing the next pattern… the Davie Dress!

I’m excited to introduce our newest pattern – the Davie Dress! The Davie Dress is a flared knit dress with princess seams, two length options and a keyhole neckline. You asked for a knit dress – and here it is! Our goal with this pattern was to offer an elegant and classy take on the basic knit dress. I wanted it to […]

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