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

M6551 - Striped dress with fringe hem by Jennifer at Workroom Social

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

McCall's M6359 - Racerback tank with custom fringe by Jennifer at Workroom Social

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 M6464 – A dress with armor-like quilted bodice

M6464 - Dress with quilted bodice by Jennifer at Workroom Social

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

McCall's M6465, M6757, & M6968 - lace dress layered over matching crop top and skirt by Jennifer at Workroom Social

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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