maya mori

in the midst…


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the dress

I just finished sewing myself a dress!  I haven’t felt the desire to sew for myself in a long time. Mainly because my body has changed so much in the last 4 years, being pregnant twice and nursing.  I have also been so busy designing and sewing for Frankie & Coco PDX that I haven’t had much time.  I have been saving 3 yards of the most beautiful vintage silk print, given to me years ago by my dear friend Jen.  She has a remarkable eye, is a fantastic seamstress & knitter and inspires me daily.  You can check out her projects at Creating Bits of Envy.

I decided to use a Simplicity pattern and switched a few things to make it more my own.  I was nervous to cut into this fabric, but I’m so glad I did!  It turned out really lovely and fits perfectly.  I will have to post a picture of myself wearing it eventually.  I absolutely love the pleated sleeves and that it has pockets!

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