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Hey Loves!

I'm super excited about this post! 

Over the years that I've sewn there have been two young ladies that always tapped into my creativity with really fun formal designs. 

This young lady has chosen beautiful fabrics for her formals. Here are two designs I've created for her:

She's gorgeous! Her fabric choices are beautiful! I'm always excited to talk to her and her mom about her ideas.

Although I really wasn't sewing this year, when her mom contacted me, I said yes. Of course I did! They are family! I was super excited about the inspiration. Look at this video. It'll inspire you too. Then, they brought the fabric and my heart smiled! 😍

The bodice of the coat is an adaptation of New Look 6481. I cut the front of view D at the waist. I extended and curved the back edge. 
The bottom of the jacket is a full circle skirt. I used the skirt pattern in the Iris Ensemble from Mood Fabrics. I added a few inches to the front and to the train. Y'all the skirt is so full and pretty.
I also added bustles all around the waist line using hooks and eyes. They are camouflaged so well with this fabric.
The mini is a self drafted gathered skirt. I used a similar method as the first skirt I made her but without a pattern.

Now, without further delay, here is this young queen! The title of this blog entry is so fitting. My first post about her was titled Fit for a Princess! She's grown up!
“Dipped in chocolate, bronzed in elegance, enameled with grace, toasted with beauty. My Lord, she’s a black woman.” — Dr. Yosef Ben-Jochannan

Isn't she lovely!

Until next time, SMOOCHES$


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