Wednesday, July 6, 2016

My All Season Dress V8825

Sorry for the long absence........

The first part of the year was a month long visit to Philadelphia with a close friend for a stem cell transplant due to Multiple Myeloma. Am happy to say she is in remission!

Once I got back I was immediately offered a simple part time job, which took me awhile to get it, and the rest of my life into a rhythm.

Mostly though I haven't had my mojo to sew,


That was the sound that would come out my mouth when I passed my sewing machine.

Then one day while browsing I came across this lovely peace of fabric:

2way stretch ITY knit

Now this is what am talking about, this had to be turned into a dress, but not just any dress an All Season Dress!  Then it hit me V8825:

The model looks like she doesn't like the dress

But I do:


I do

If you take a closer look you will see I've made adjustments to the sleeves, oh where are my manners let me show you:

Right here

I would say the belt is another favorite detail of the dress:

There that's better

I even bought jewellery for it:

Accessories add just the right touch

Sometimes when you get into a sewing funk, the best thing you can do is find a piece of fabric for inspiration. And now that I have, am happy to say.....

I am back!

As always, take each day one stitch at a time!


  1. I have to say I love this dress and the fabric is beautiful! Great matching of accessories too! You look lovely and I am so happy for your friend and also happy that you got your sewing mojo back! Glad to hear from you, Happy Sewing!

  2. Yep, that fabric would have done it for me too! Gorgeous dress. I like your sleeve version better than the pattern's version.

  3. What a beautiful fabric! I love the vibrant colors and you look great in this dress. Gorgeous!

  4. Glad you are back! Your dress looks great, perfect fabric for the pattern. Glad your friend is in remission.

  5. That is the perfect fabric to jump start your sewing mojo. It made a gorgeous dress and you look wonderful in it.

  6. NICE!!! I keep forgetting this pattern number. I wrote it down again and I have wanted one forever. I love your photo humor too ... FIESTA :)