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Sew with Me: Sunday Best

Hi Loves!

First, let me say I missed you guys for the past 2 weeks.  Second, soon I'll have pics of the craft room.  I'm working on some fun stuff for that room. Third, last week's sew project was so fun.

I saw this pattern review a few months ago and thought I've got to get this pattern.  So, when McCall's patterns went on sale at Hancock Fabrics, I bought it.  I figured I'd have somewhere to wear it one day.  And soon after my opportunity came.  When my church's Bishop announce our general conference was coming up soon, I knew it was the perfect event. The conference colors were red and white and I had nothing in my stash that was knit and red.  So, to the fabric store I went.

I was lucky to find the perfect fabric in Hancock.  It was originally $19.99/yard.  I got it for less than $10/yard. I left out of there feeling like WINNER!  Little did I know, I would really be winning when I finished the dress.  It took me a total of 6 hours over 3 days to finish the dress.

I've created a review for the pattern. Click here to review it.

Here's the finished product and how I accessorized it.  I received quite a few comments.  I will be making more dresses from this pattern.  They are simple but pack a huge punch in the right fabric.

What do you think of it?
Shoes: Old - DSW, Similar
Watch: JustFab
Bracelet: Gift
Earrings: I made a few years ago.

There will be another post about the cool stuff I made for the boys soon.

Until then, Smooches!

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