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Fen by Fancy Tiger Crafts

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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 Crafts....my 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 …