Style Arc Kate Dress: One Pattern Many Looks

Here is the dress I wore to the sewing meetup. It’s Style Arc Kate Dress…I simply used the back pattern piece for the front, removed the sleeves and redrafted the front neckline. One Pattern Many Looks…this is number 4 (previous versions)! and it won’t be the last for sure. Ecco il vestito che ho indossato all’incontro di cucito. E’ Kate di Style Arc…ho semplicemente usato … Continue reading Style Arc Kate Dress: One Pattern Many Looks

Sewing Princess: Style Arc Kate Dress Variation

Style Arc Kate Dress: a 60s pattern hack

Do you ever have that feeling you own too many patterns yet have a hard time finding THE ONE? I’ve been pondering what pattern to use for a woolen knit dress for a couple of years now… Scoured my pattern magazine library searching for a simple knit dress, found some I could modify…then one day it dawned on me…I could use Style Arc Kate Dress … Continue reading Style Arc Kate Dress: a 60s pattern hack

Kate Dress Style Arc: A review… to wrap up 2014 / Vestito Kate di Style Arc: una recensione… per chiudere il 2014

2014 marks the 40th Anniversary of the iconic Diane von Furstenberg Wrap Dress. I always loved that style so here I am with celebrating this timeless design and wrapping up my 2014! When choosing the pattern, I did a lot of research and even signed up for Craftsy’s Wrap Dress class. Eventually my choice fell on Kate Dress Style Arc…not just because it was drafted … Continue reading Kate Dress Style Arc: A review… to wrap up 2014 / Vestito Kate di Style Arc: una recensione… per chiudere il 2014

Last days of Summer Take 2: Burda 09/2012 #108/#109 Dress

It’s that time of the year again…end of August, summer is nearly over (though I am still hoping for a BBQ at the end of September) and here I am catching up with my mental sewing wish list. Miserably I didn’t achieve my overly optimistic planning, but at least I managed to use this fabric I bought over two years ago in Barcelona to make … Continue reading Last days of Summer Take 2: Burda 09/2012 #108/#109 Dress