Blog Tour – One Thimble E-zine Issue #12
Can you believe its that time again already?? The newest issue of One Thimble has hit the virtual stands and its amazing! (as if we had any doubts, right?!)
I have a few things i’ve been making from this and i’m going to share one of them today. I was in a little fender bender this weekend and its slowed my sewing down a little so I do apologize. Stay tuned for this sweet little number still to come!!
But while you wait, I have been dying to share these pictures of the Thread Faction #111 Dress. I’ll be honest, I’m pretty sure this is my first Thread Faction pattern and all I can say is WOW! I really love the simplicity of the #111 dress. Oh and don’t let the word simplicity fool you though… there is nothing plain about this dress. I can see endless possibilities to add your own twist or style to it, making it so super special.
Here in the midwest we have hot fall weather pretty frequently, so I moved on from bright summer colors and paired up this gorgeous geometric fox print (from Sweet N Charmed Fabrics) with a drape-y tan slub knit. We are loving it for back to school and it will be perfect as it cools down too, layered with long sleeves and leggings.
The pattern comes in sizes 2-10 and features a fully lined bodice. Its a great pattern for intermediate beginners who already have some basic sewing skills. The skirt is actually gathered with clear elastic which is a great technique to learn if you haven’t tried it before.
Afraid to commit to the whole magazine? You could always just buy single patterns but lets do some math…. The Thread Faction dress i’ve shared today is $8.00 … the other patterns range from $6-$15 and include everything from accessories to a woman’s skirt. For $25 you get 10 … yes TEN patterns, plus over 20 articles with tons of tips and tricks of the trade. No brainer right?!?! Or you could go ahead and just buy the 3 or so you want and spend $30… your choice! 😉
So go check it out, find some amazing inspiration and come back and share what you loved. Leave a comment with your favorite pattern for a chance to win a free yard of fabric from my stash!
Also don’t forget to follow along the rest of our tour for more lovely items from this issue!