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Check out those toucans! Bianca made another lovely Effie dress 😍💃🏾

#Repost @sleepless_in_bavaria
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Back from my Tuscan get-away and back to the grind (and terrible weather 😭)

While I was gone my dear friend @michellesews_patterns released her newest pattern, the Effie Dress!

I was lucky enough to get to test this pattern a few months ago and have been wearing it on repeat all summer.

This is a wonderful shirtdress with lots of thoughtful details, ( I love the box pleat in the back and the disguised button band!) and a great fit.

I added a cuff to the sleeve, because that’s how I roll but it’s the only adjustment I made.

I used an ex-Marni cotton lawn from @selvedgeandbolts because I love Toucans! I left off the pockets and have big regrets because of it 🤣🤣🤣- pockets are a must!!

The instructions are very detailed and I would love to hack this into a summer blouse next year.

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We weren’t able to draw the winning entry number on Monday due to the global Instagram outage (!), so, slightly later than billed, we are pleased to announce the winner of the Effie Shirt Dress pattern giveaway!

Congratulations @iwanttobeaturtle and @cinderellissews, you have each won a complimentary copy of the pattern! We will DM you with next steps.

But wait, everyone else! There were so many great ideas on the competition post – so much great Effie inspiration – that we’d love to see come to life. Therefore, we are pleased to give 10% off the Effie Shirt Dress for the next 20 purchases. Please use discount code EFFIEINSPO (the code expires on Sunday 10 October).

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I don’t know if it’s because it’s been so long since I was in a wide, open, natural space like this but I find myself admiring the scenery in Cortney’s picture just as much as her gorgeous floral Effie dress! Love!! 😍

#Repost @s.is.for.sew with @make_repost
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New pattern release today from @michellesews_patterns 🌤🌤🌤🌤
Details and my thoughts are at http://www.sisforsew.com 😊 #msp_effie
*pattern and material compensation recieved for review*

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