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McCall’s M6965 – Striped summertime culottes

These striped culottes are are my absolute favorite. They are the perfect summertime pants. They are comfortable to wear in the heat, and I know you might think otherwise, but they are super flattering on everyone...

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McCall’s M6551 – A shift dress with a fun fringed hem

Summertime is here, and I’ve still got a couple more looks to share with you from the “Fashion Sewing + You” series. Today I wanted to show you how I turned a casual shift dress (McCall’s M6551) into a fun look by adding a little pre-made fringe to the hem.

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McCall’s M6359 – A racerback tank top with custom-made fringe

Fringe has been a major trend on the ready-to-wear (RTW) runways in New York, Paris, and London, and while I love the look, I know it can be hard to envision how you might incorporate the detail into your everyday wardrobe.

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McCall’s M6355 – A knit T-shirt with contrast quilted sleeves

Today, I’ve got my second quilted look to share with you. To contrast my little black dress with a quilted bodice, I made a much more casual garment for everyday wear...

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McCall’s M6464 – A dress with armor-like quilted bodice

The first garment I created for the new "Fashion Sewing + You" video about sewing with quilted fabrics is a twist on the LBD (little black dress) using McCall's M6464. I know creating your own quilted fabric requires time and some patience, but I think the impact is well worth the effort...

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McCall’s M6465, M6757, & M6968 – A lace dress layered over matching crop top and skirt

This week I'm sharing garments made with sheer fabrics as part of the "Fashion Sewing + You" video series. This is my second outfit and as you can see I went for an unexpected twist using a sheer lace dress as a layer to be worn over a crop top and matching skirt...

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McCall’s M6952 – A summer dress with custom-made appliqué

Today I’ve got a fun look to share with you. It’s one of my favorites from the "Fashion Sewing + You" series. Did you see the third video in the series yet?...

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McCall’s M6960 – A tank top with lattice back detail made from custom bias tape

My second me-made garment featuring bias tape is a drapey tank top made from McCall's M6960...

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