Sweet Simplicity- that’s what I’d call my style in a nutshell. I sew for my kids, my girls especially, things that I would wear myself. My wardrobe needs to be three things: comfortable (THE most important element), classic, and functional. My kids need these same things for sure!
For Signature Style week I had a sister look planned again but being voted off last week changed things a bit. It was such a blast being in the competition but with the pressure off I enjoyed a quiet weekend with my family. You get to see the piece that was finished prior to Friday. There are multiple things in varying stages of completion that will eventually hit the blog but I am loving my newfound freedom 😉
For this dress I used the Adelyn from Simple Life Pattern Company. That bow back is my absolutely favorite! I made one for her here and I’ve been dying to make another. In brushed poly from Pretty Posh Prints it’s pretty much the best thing EVER! I’m insanely jealous!
For this dress I changed the sleeve up a bit by taking out the gathers. I really wanted as simple a bodice as I could get.
We went for a little drama with a full, floor length maxi skirt addition.
Of course, every good dress has pockets!
I had a blazer for her cut and ready but decided not to rush it. I recently won the book Patternless Sewing Mod Style by Patty Young. It came at the perfect time! This sweet little twill and french terry wrap is so classic and simple. It sewed up in no time and is the perfect compliment to her little outfit.
Another element of my signature style is- accessorize, accessorize, accessorize! I like simple wardrobe pieces but LOVE to jazz them up with just the right accent pieces. This girl has taken a cue from her mom. On our back to school shopping trip all she was interested in was the jewelry, purses, and hats- just what you need to head back to school! She has earned the nickname ‘Purse and Boots’ for her high fashion style.
Stop back later this week for a little PR&P recap and behind the scenes look. Make sure you head on over and vote for your favorite look this week too! I love those ladies and can’t wait to see who the lucky winner is. They all deserve it that’s for sure!