Style Arc Autumn

I’m getting back into the swing of sewing. Finally! I wanted to have this dress done for a work event, but they instructions really threw me so it took me quite a while to complete.

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If you like origami, you will like the Style Arc Autumn, because it requires some folding skills! I bought this purple woven fabric ages ago, but I couldn’t tell you what it is anymore. It is sort of fuzzy like a faux suede on the outside with a sort of a shiny, smooth inside.

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Style Arc Adeline: The dress I thought I could never love…

There are some styles of dresses that I never wear because I don’t have a defined waist. I wear a lot of empire waists and princess cuts in an effort to create one. That’s my own brain worrying about what is flattering and how other people perceive the shape of my body. That is a whole thing! I’m learning to un-learn those worries and thoughts.

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So I never expected to love the Style Arc Adeline, but I thought it looked great on Jenny from Cashmerette and Meg from Cookin’ and Craftin’. I also thought it looked pretty comfortable, so I thought that even if I didn’t love it, I could wear it to run errands and around the house on days when I don’t feel like wearing pants. (Everyone has those days!) I fell in love! I LOVE THIS DRESS! I would wear it everyday if I wouldn’t get weird looks.

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