Lots of things snuck past me while I was dealing with my concussion… including tell you all that I was featured in Sewn Magazine! It is such an honour to be asked to contribute – you might remember that I raved about how fresh and inspiring I find Sewn this past summer, and it’s been encouraging me to have a bolder wardrobe.

Of course, when Michelle (@thatblackchic) asked me if I’d like to contribute a winter party look, the first thing I thought was, “What am I going to make that is worthy?” Luckily Michelle gave me permission to go as casual and comfy as I wanted… and then Doctor T posted her Burda pattern review, and I saw this pattern… and this dress was born!

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I accidentally ended up making it in the same teal colour as shown by Burda… but why not? It’s one of my favourite colours.

I had to buy fabric locally because I was short on time, so I... [read more]