Pattern Anthology: Marigold Dress

Have you guys seen Pattern Anthology’s newest pattern line, 8 Days a Week?  It is a mini collection of patterns: a woven dress, an easy to wear tee, knit pants (3 different variations!), and a jacket. These patterns are available for a discounted, collective price of $29.95 (40% OFF!) for a short two week period before they become regularly priced separates ((offer ends 10/6/14)). It is really a great deal considering you could sew up a good portion of your fall wardrobe with just this bundle of patterns.

For the blog tour, I chose to sew the Marigold Dress (designed by Blank Slate Patterns). I was a little nervous because of the button placket down the front bodice, but I loved the silhouette of the dress and felt I just needed to face my fear. ((//sidenote: I am not AFRAID of buttonholes, i just would hate to ruin an entire project with a misplaced buttonhole or buttonhole disaster. I literally hold my breath each and every time I my machine sews a buttonhole…))

I chose to sew my dress in a simple, solid cotton from my Art Gallery solids stash. I love the versatility, hate the wrinkles. Oh well. It was a simple sew + I enjoyed how easily it all came together.

Pattern highlights: elastic waistband + front, cut out pockets (not sure the technical term for this?). ALSO, this can also be a peplum top, hi-low peplum top, OR even just a skirt. Many possibilities from one single pattern!

MarigoldDress3 MarigoldDress2 MarigoldDress1 MarigoldDress4Pattern: Marigold Dress from Pattern Anthology’s 8 Days a Week Collection c/o, Fabric: AGF Pure Elements Tile Blue c/o, Glasses: Bonlook, Belt + Shoes: Target

I went with my bust measurement and sewed a size small. Wish I had gone up to a medium, hopefully it won’t shrink any 🙂

Take a look at how some other bloggers sewed the 8 Days a Week collection….

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Sew Caroline / Max California / Girl. Inspired / Old House Mama

Sonicka Made / Andrea’s Notebook / Pattern Revolution / No Big Dill


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