Athina Kakou is back at it again with a lovely knit dress pattern, just released on Wednesday! This one has a really interesting silhouette – sleek and sophisticated, certainly not the t-shirt dress we have all come to know and love in knit fabrics! The Suzy dress features multiple sleeve lengths, a boat- or scoop-neck, and a slim, midi-length skirt with a great layered slit detail. When I had my first glimpse at the dress, it reminded me quite a bit of the equally sassy and sophisticated styles of the 1960s… So when Athina asked if I’d like to try out the pattern, I was thrilled!!
I’ve been instagram stalking the Berlin Jacket for so long now. I follow the hashtag, and every time a new one pops up, I stare lovingly at it and admire what a cool, laid back vibe it offers while still making a very stylish statement. Over and over, I’ve heard other sewists talk about what a quick and easy project it was, but no matter how many times you guys said it, I just wasn’t buying it. How in the world could a sleek, fashionable JACKET be a fun, simple sew?? Spoiler Alert – IT IS!
I made this Toaster Sweater back in the autumn of 2017. I went and took a couple of cute blog photos in it, and have been wearing it fairly regularly ever since. Recently, I realized that despite all of that, I’d never actually written a blog post to go with this wardrobe staple! So here I am, finally correcting that.
I’m so excited to be sharing my Camden skirt on the blog today!! You may have seen my early sneak peek on the pattern release day at the end of January – I had the pleasure of testing this pattern, so I couldn’t help but share a photo to promote the pattern as soon as it released. Today, I’ll get to elaborate a little bit on my experience with the pattern, and my resulting skirt! ( PS – Read all the way to the bottom for a little surprise!)