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Kenzie’s Signature Skirt Dress with Knit Sash

I’ve been dying to make a Kenzie’s Party Dress with the signature skirt ever since I made my girls’ simple skirt versions last Christmas. The only problem is that my girls seemed to be of the opinion that it looked too young and I was reluctant to spend the time (and fabric!) sewing a dress that they […]

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“Cheater” Binding and Flutters for the California

My younger daughter has been hounding me for weeks to sew a California Dress maxi out of her favorite cheetah print fabric. She knew just how she wanted the upper chest color blocked (like I did during the California Sew Along) and a ruffle at the bottom. Since she’d already decided that this is what she wants to wear for […]

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Hack: California Dress with Circle Skirt

When I got this palm frond fabric, I knew it would make a great California Dress & Peplum. I thought the scale of the print looked perfect for a women’s maxi dress. As I was laying it out and preparing to cut it with the pattern, I kind of spontaneously decided to try a circle […]

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California Dress & Peplum Sew Along: Day 3

Welcome to Day 3 of the Girl’s and Women’s California Sew Along! Over the past two days, we’ve sewn the majority of the California. I’ve been making myself two different versions, which covers several included options, plus shows how you can color block the pattern. If you’re just joining us, you can click the following links to […]

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California Dress & Peplum Sew Along: Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of the Girl’s and Women’s California Sew Along! Today we’ll be focusing on finishing the armscyes and necklines. If you’re just joining us (or following along at a later date), you can click below to find the other California Sew Along posts: Day 1: Color Block Instructions, Cutting Fabric, Sewing Side Seams […]

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