Happy B-Day 2 Moi! Oh, and V-1027….

It’z my birthday, get busy, It’z my birthday get busy…..(as I do the running man, lol)
I kicked the door open last year, and joined the 20/20 club and today it’s 20/20 plus 1!
Heck, I feel good and my hubby sais I look great, he’s a sweetie. But most importantly I thank my Lord and savior Jesus Christ for allowing me to see 41! amen!!!!


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I've had this pattern in my stash for quite a while, just saving it for that “right fabric”. It’s got to have the right color, flow and drape etc, etc, etc. Now, I know I cant be the only one that does that?…., saving patterns or saving fabric,…. but then again I can be a bit special like that, lol.  As I was going thru my blogroll, I came across this post by Sharon. The post title alone, was – tha - truth, (Twirl baby twirl!) I sooo loved her dress, fabric and all! Where did she find that funky fabric, it’s perfect …..wait a minute……hold up, don’t I have something like that in my stash somewhere!? What? ………             Sharon, you’ve inspired a copycat, lol.


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Pattern Description:  calf length dress has semi-fitted, pleated and lapped bodice, bias skirt with inseam pockets and stitched hems
Pattern Sizing: I used a 14
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
I think so, yep!


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Were the instructions easy to follow?
They were a breeze!
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?
Nothing to really dislike, I like the bias cut, and I lurve me sum pockets!
Fabric Used:
knit

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Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:
I did what’s becoming my usual, a fba. I also added 2 in. to the bodice and decided to sew the tie together so the wrong side didn't show. Oh, and I decided to leave my hem raw! Let it hang a bit before hemming.
Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?
Yes, she’s a keeper, I do recommend.
Conclusion:
This was a really easy sew, the instructions were very clear and it definitely has twirl appeal !


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Well, I hope you're loving this Fall weather, I certainly do it’s never been this cool here (Houston) so early in the season for us, so I’m enjoying much cooler evenings!
Til next time C-ya!

28 comments

  1. Your dress looks amazing, as do you - happy birthday!

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  2. Wow, great looking dress! The fabric is perfect for it. Happy birthday! Today is my husband's birthday who just rolled over to 61!

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  3. Happy Birthday. Great looking dress

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  4. You look great. I love your hair. That dress is so pretty.

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  5. Happy Birthday!! I LOVE that dress. I wear mine to death lol.

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  6. Happy Birthday!!! and the dress is fabulous... love the print.

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  7. Absolutely beautiful. Hope you enjoyed your birthday.

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  8. That dress is super cute! Happy Birthday!

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  9. 20/20 club. That's too funny! You look great! And love the dress. Happy Birthday!

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  10. Happy Birthday!! Gorgeous dress!!

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  11. Happy Birthday! I love the twirl shot and the dress is gorgeous!

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  12. The dress is fabulous and so are you! Further proof that "black don't crack"! Happy Birthday!

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  13. HAPPY BIRTHDAY DIVA !!! i had no clue about his site ..of course i'm not crafty like you .. but i see you doing your thing !! ..love the dress it's awesome YOU GO GURL ! ...signed Myoshi !!! ENJOY YOUR DAY .. YOU EARNED IT !!

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  14. Cute dress! Cute Hair! Happy Birthday! God Bless!

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  15. Pretty print, pretty dress. Happy birthday too!

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  16. Happy Belated Birthday. That is a really cute twirly dress! Take her dancing!

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  17. That is one awesome dress! Happy Birthday, too!

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  18. OMG you look AWESOME in that dress! I love it! I cannot believe that you are 41?!?! Happy birthday!

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  19. Great Dress! Love the fabric! Happy Birthday!

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  20. Love your dress. That fabric is perfect for it! Happy B-day!

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  21. That's hilarious. When I reviewed this pattern on PR, I also did a "Twirl" post. This dress brings it out of us all for sure!

    Love your version.

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  22. Happy belated BDay! LQQking good momacita!!!

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  23. Haapy Birthday! You look like fabulous and that dress fits you so well! I love the print and swishy, twirly-ness. :)

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  24. Girl you pick the best knit prints!!! You look soooo fab! I love this pattern too!!! Happy Birthday!

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  25. Happy belated birthday to you! Love the dress and that great fabric print you picked out! You look fabulous!!

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  26. Happy belated birthday.....Gurl you rock at 20/20+1. Your dress is fabulousssssssssss

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  27. I LOVE yours!!! Wishing you a belated happy birthday and many more. Enjoy twirling in that baby!

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  28. I love the bold print. Hope mine looks that good ...

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