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The Ankara Mini Dress – S8124 Review

Hey Guys, Dropping in with my 2nd look from our Atlanta Sewing Style summer photo shoot. I'm sure you recognize this beauty!😍 That's right it's the popular Cynthia Rowley Simplicity 8124 mini dress. I made it using an african wax print that I picked up from http://www.Roppudles.com. PATTERN REVIEW Pattern Description: Pattern Sizing: I cut… Continue reading The Ankara Mini Dress – S8124 Review

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The White 2-Piece Pant Set

AtlantaSewingStyle just finished our very first summer photo shoot over the weekend. We made an outfit featuring all white and another using Ankara. This is my white look or what I like to call my White Party look. Because my last two looks for our group shots were both maxi dresses, I really wanted to… Continue reading The White 2-Piece Pant Set

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The Thrifted Blue & White Infinity Dress – Confessions and Changes

Hey Guys, .. I'm Dropping in with a Mini post featuring this Infinity maxi dress that I rescued from my local Goodwill for $6.99.This is actually the first Infinity piece that I've ever owned and it "may" possibly be the last. .. .. Seriously I don't know how I feel about this dress.....It is a… Continue reading The Thrifted Blue & White Infinity Dress – Confessions and Changes

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The White Pencil Midi Skirt

Hey There Guys, Dropping by with a quick post for my latest DIY this super fast and easy white pencil midi skirt. This is fabric that I purchased while in New York a few years ago. I can't even tell you why I purchased this white fabric because I don't usually wear white. I guess… Continue reading The White Pencil Midi Skirt

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The Knit Caftan Dress – S8911

Hey Guys, .. Today's make: Simplicity 8911 is a real gem. This may be the best dress I've ever made to date....SERIOUSLY.Not only was it easy to make, I feel like it's super comfortable and flattering to my bodyshape. .. I was initially going to make this in a different knit fabric but I soon… Continue reading The Knit Caftan Dress – S8911

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Sewing and Weight Changes (Mini Post)

Hey Guys, Dropping in with this week's promised mini post. This week I didn't sew for myself but I made a couple of dresses for my daughter. Not totally sure I'll get to post a picture of her wearing either of them but If I do I'll try to post them. The subject of today's… Continue reading Sewing and Weight Changes (Mini Post)

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Another Ankara Maxi – Simplicity 1059

Happy Saturday Guys, Dropping in to share the details of another recent make. It is the second look that I created for our recent SewingAtlantaStyle photo shoot. This look was created for the Rock Your Style Theme. I have to admit that I really struggled in choosing what to make for both of my looks… Continue reading Another Ankara Maxi – Simplicity 1059