Showing posts from January, 2019

Fen by Fancy Tiger Crafts

I'm baack!! And with my first make of 2019.....the Fen dress by Fancy Tiger Crafts.

The style of this dress has everything I love: 2 neckline options, boxy shape, cute hemline choices, and ... POCKETS! This was the perfect project to jump start my year of sewing, even though it wasn't in my #makenine2019  plan. It is a great pattern, easy enough for a beginner, but still very fun for a maker like me who has been sewing for many years (ahem!).
Here I am at work yesterday:

I wore my Fen all day and then later out to Knit Night with my knitting buddies.
I used what I am calling a "Mystery" fabric from JoAnn Fabrics and receipt from J said this was a Rayon Spandex...but I don't think so. No stretch at all! And doesn't wrinkle a bit. So, I'm guessing it's a polyester of some sort, and has a black denim look to it. It served my purpose for this wearable muslin in that it functioned like a light woven, with the drapey quality that I think this …