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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Fabric for Jamie Dress Sew Along @ Sew Sweetness!

I've had a gift card to my local quilt shop (Pennington Quilt Works) for a few months now. Surprised I held out this long? Me too. As I said before, I really wanted to participate in this sew along, but I'm going to make the dress on my own time. So, I went to buy the fabric, zipper, elastic, and little extras I need to make the quilt - on a much-needed afternoon break from college. Now, I all I need is my sewing machine!


I can't wait to start. Hopefully it will look just like this - one of Sara's versions:


I think I want to do the middle band in a light solid purple, similar to the zipper. Opinions? Or maybe... orange?

I would love to finish it before I go to Europe - and I'm booking my flight tomorrow!


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3 comments:

  1. Well...you certainly have alot to look forward to, the bag will definitely come in handy and the dress would just be the added touch to a fun time.

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  2. Hmmm I think the purple if you want a classy look, and the orange if you want to "zing" it up a bit! Good luck with the dress - keep us posted on progress!

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  3. That dress is really pretty, looking forward to seeing your version come to life :)

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