Matilda Dress

June 2018 Make for MCBN: Megan Nielsen Matilda Dress

June 2018 Make for MCBN: Megan Nielsen Matilda Dress

My next post for the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network is now live. I used some amazing cotton poplin to stitch up a Megan Nielsen Matilda dress. I fell in love with the origami animal print the moment I spotted it on the Minerva Crafts website. It is the perfect combination of two of my favorite things: novelty prints and animals.

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Seamwork Weston Shorts + Megan Nielsen Matilda Dress Hack Pattern Review

Seamwork Weston Shorts + Megan Nielsen Matilda Dress Hack Pattern Review

It has been such a struggle to get pictures of a finished sewing project recently! I have tried on three separate occasions to photograph a cheery yellow dress and every time the pictures have been a colossal flop. It is surprisingly difficult to capture yellow accurately. Most of the time it ends up blurry or blown out. . . Gah! I just want to show you the dress!! 

But I did manage to get some decent pictures of a different outfit. Lets discuss the top first.

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Episode 39: Knitting Sheep

Episode 39: Knitting Sheep

Hello my dears,

It's a snow day over here at Emmy Couture HQ! I have had enough snow this season, but I am glad of a chance to get my next podcast episode up. There is a good amount of sewing in addition to the usual knitting content. I review three books, and share my love of my new job. Enjoy!!

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Megan Neilsen Matilda Dress - Easy FBA Tutorial

Megan Neilsen Matilda Dress - Easy FBA Tutorial

Before I sewed up my Matilda dresses, I did a minor FBA to the flat pattern pieces. One of my dear readers expressed in interest in how I did it, so I decided to write out a proper blog post about it. It is extremely simple, but it worked out perfectly for me. Before going on to the tutorial I wanted to make a couple quick notes.

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Megan Nielsen Patterns - Matilda Dress Review

Megan Nielsen Patterns - Matilda Dress Review

Well! This is quite an exciting day!

I have just launched my brand new website!! As I prepare to open my online shop selling hand dyed yarn, knitting patterns, art prints, and eventually sewing patterns, I wanted to up the ante and design a website that would be able to grow and expand as necessary and really reflect my long term goals. Thank you so much to all of you for inspiring me and encouraging me to keep at it. None of this would have happened without your support. And now, before I get too cheesy, I want to tell you about a very special first post.

I finally get to tell you all about the Matilda dress.

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