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Sew with Me: One Versatile Piece

Hey Loves!

I'm real big on having pieces that cam be mixed and matched to create lots of different looks.  If I can visualize at least 4 outfits from a piece, it's in. This goes for pieces I buy and pieces I sew.

I was so excited while shopping for fabric, to find a pattern that has so much potential. Funny thing is I wasn't even there for a pattern. I was looking for fabric, but couldn't resist a sale on Simplicity patterns.  (Don't judge me...I'm building my pattern collection.) I saw this pattern and saw a swim cover up, dress,  and shirt, all in one piece. I couldn't leave it.  It spoke to me and I had to bring her home with me.

Fast forward a few weeks.  The hubby is invited to a luau for 4th of July.  I saw my new friend Simplicity 1100 paired with one of old friends from the fabric stash for a perfect fit for the luau. 3 hours of tracing, cutting, and sewing later, I finished this rocking versatile piece.
Top: DIY Simplicity 1100, Shorts: DIY Cut Off Old Jeans, Shoes: Bellana JustFab, Accessories: Gold & White, Target

Let me just say I love it!

Check out my review of this pattern at PatternReview.com.

Until next time, smooches!

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