The Retro Cool Mingo and Grace Crop Set

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I have been impatiently waiting the release of this pattern! I discovered Mingo and Grace after she was featured in the children’s fashion e-magazine Stylo.  I loved her contemporary style and her daughters curls made my heart swoon.

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When I was picked to test her newest pattern I was elated.  This pattern features a darling, boxy crop top with short, 3/4 quarter, or sleeveless options.  The cute skirt can have a full elastic waistband or a flat front/elastic back.

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I loved the retro feel of this pattern.  I used some black and white gingham (another LA score) and Payton’s fabric combo is from Hobby Lobby (they totally stepped up their fabric game with this new collection!).  I did the flat front skirt option and added pleats to Payton’s to change it up a bit.

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That last pic of Sophie is why I sew, see those legs?!!! That girl is so tall and skinny and has such a hard time finding clothes that fit. Thank goodness I can help the girl out 😉

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How ’bout those buttons up the back? So cute, right?!

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Paired with jeans, the top is perfect for school or play.  The mix and match options with this set are endless.

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I made the top out of floral ponte and it’s so chic too! It’s perfect with a tank underneath and jeans.  I think these pieces will get mixed and matched and worn over and over.  I love the simplicity and elegance of this pattern.  Pick up your copy as fast as you can- I can’t get enough of it! Head on over before 9/7/15 and use code LABORDAY20 for 20% off or join her Facebook Group for even more savings!

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To check out more tester picks head over to Candice Ayala.  Her version is so preppy cute and shows how versatile this pattern can be!

5 thoughts on “The Retro Cool Mingo and Grace Crop Set

  1. Thank you so much sewing up mu pattern. You know how much I adore your version. I love how classic your girls look in the set and how it easily can be paired with jeans for a modern look. Love it.
    Farrah

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