Made with Moxie: Selfish Sewing Week: Day Seven: Date Night Dress

September 29, 2013

Selfish Sewing Week: Day Seven: Date Night Dress

Hi Made with Moxie readers! So happy to be here today. I am Caroline from Sew Caroline. Over on my blog you'll find a plethora of sewing tips, DIYs, lifestyle posts, and, of course, handmade fashion. I love sewing for myself, so this Selfish Sewing week was a perfect fit for me.

Today I'm sharing The Date Night Dress by April Rhodes. Man, do I love this dress. It's so easy to put together and looks super sassy for date night.
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Can you see the slip? You can sew it with the same fabric, a coordinating fabric, or just something really fun to give it that WOW factor! I've also used the slip pattern to make some rad swimsuit coverups!

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There are so many things I love about this dress: the sleeves (angelic, right?), the hemline (slight shirttail), the slip worn underneath (hello!), and well, I could go on and on.

I sewed this one with an older Amy Butler rayon print that had been sitting in my stash for probably over a year... and I really feel like this was THE perfect project for it! The only thing I changed about the pattern was that I added three or four rows of shirring to the back of the dress, starting right below the arm holes.

So, go do yourself some selfish sewing today-- I can't wait to see it!

Thanks, Caroline for sharing your Date Night Dress by April Rhodes. It looks super cute on you!

Make sure you head over to imagine gnats to read about Rachael and how she feels about muslins. Do you muslin???

Make sure you are uploading pictures of your Selfish Sewing to the Selfish Sewing FlickR pool as you sew this week. And don't forget to enter the contest below to win one of 8 different patterns featured during Selfish Sewing Week!

How y'all are having a fabulous weekend!

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