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Deck The Closet Blog Tour: Day 4 Dressing Up!

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Deck The Closet Blog Tour: Day 4 Dressing Up!

Happy THANKSGIVING!!!!! Whether you are surrounded by friends and family today and stuffing yourself with turkey or going about life as normal in all the other countries in the world where today is not a holiday, know that I am thankful for you and sending virtual hugs to one and all!!! We are continuing to deck our closets with perfect outfits for the holidays, and for me the most perfect holiday essential is the Magnolia.  It can dress up or down depending on fabric and length choices, but is always comfortable and always flattering.  I decided to jump on the...

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Bateau Garden Dress Knit Hack

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Bateau Garden Dress Knit Hack

Want to sew Up a Bateau in KNIT?? No problem, you can sew one in a knit of your choice and even skip that pesky zipper!!!  WOHOOO!  If you are looking for the main Bateau Sew Together, go HERE. Ok, first, let's talk fabric: You want a stable knit with good recovery.  Two or four way stretch will both work fine.  Avoid super thin knits, or knits that stretch out and grow as you work with them.  So, no slubs, no super slinky sweater knits, and no jerseys with minimal stretch and limited recovery. Here are some fabrics that are...

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Bateau Garden Dress Sew Together

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Bateau Garden Dress Sew Together

This week we have been sewing the Bateau Garden Dress for Girls together in the Winter Wear Designs Fun Group.  I wanted to make sure that the tips, tricks, and videos were all in one place for posterity, so here we go! First, here is a bit of inspiration! I've watched Mack grow up in her Bateaus, and I love that I'll be able to keep doing it for years to come! Check out this post from Pattern Revolution with three stunning versions of the Bateau!!! If you would like the tips for making a KNIT Bateau, go HERE. Day One's...

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