A Tale of Two Ann(e) Tops

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Hi everybody! I recently had to organize all of my sewing things and came across SOOOO many PDFs that I had completely forgot about. Before BlueGingerDoll dropped off the face of the sewing world, I purchased the Anne top. My other forgotten top is also called Ann, that has ruching on the sides, which I received for free through signing up for Style Arc emails…3 years ago. ¬†Keep reading for additional details!

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Sewing for Others: McCalls 6465

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Hello all! My Mother in Law asked if I can make a dress for her that she could wear to a wedding Memorial Day weekend. Of course I jumped at the opportunity since I want to learn how to sew for different body types. Read on for more pics and info.

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My Latest Love: BlueGingerDoll Odette

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I’ve been a fan of BlueGingerDoll since the release of Bonnie and Violet so I was really excited to find the Odette pattern on Craftsy’s Website. With the exception of some fitting issues, I LOVE THIS DRESS. I love it so much I have 2 more coming your way, with different changes each time.

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McCalls 6696 Shirt Dress

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Happy Monday! For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to make this dress but have been too afraid of it because:

  1. It’s not a knit.
  2. There’s buttons AND a collar!
  3. It’s a dress, not a skirt.

Although it’s by no means perfect, I’m SO PROUD of myself for finishing the dress in a weekend and not giving up. It was a very frustrating experience but it has inspired me to keep trying!

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