Tuesday, 12 November 2019

One Thimble 22 blog tour: Piper Pinny dress

My daughter loves twirly dresses and then suddenly during summer we saw this denim dress without any twirl factor and she instantly loves it! Complete mind changer. So when I saw the Piper Pinny in the newest One Thimble 22*, I knew our girl would just love it.
I have a large fabric stash, but besides that I also have a large upcyclying stash. Especially with denim, I just can't let go and feel like I need to save every denim jeans that we have owned in our household. So when I have a denim sewing project I try to use my large pile of old jeans.This pair of jeans comes out of my mother's stash as my stash is in storage due to our upcoming move. I love upcycling because you keep all the cool elements of the original garment.

The Piper Pinny is a denim dress with a vintage and a knee length. You can also add a front faux placket, tie straps or buttons and you can use the pattern pieces with or without a centre seam for the front and back. I seam ripped the old jeans that I had, but kept the inside seam of the pants as well as the bottom seam. I love the shape of the pockets and it works perfectly for summer (but also for our winter).
I sewed the knee length dress with button closing.
This issue of the One Thimble includes 5 patterns, 3 pattern hacks and some nice articles and tutorials. Make sure to have a look!


For your chance to win a copy of the new One Thimble Issue 22 - Summer 2019 please enter the rafflecopter prize draw here. Open until 12am Wednesday November 20th AEST



We have some amazing bloggers joining in to share their makes this week. Be sure to check each one out on the tour and show them some love.


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Fabric: upcycled jeans
Pattern: Piper Pinny dress by Bubby and Me Creations in One Thimble 22
Sizing: 1-14
Options: Two lengths (vintage and knee), two types of straps (buttons or tie straps), optional faux placket on the front and with or without a centre seam on the front and back, and optional pockets.
Difficulty: the buttonholes might scare you off, but that is the only difficult part about the dress.


# Fabric this week: 0 in - 2 out (Total fabric in 2019: bought 87 new fabric - used 74 fabric - used 9 gifted fabric - used 15 scrap pieces of fabric - upcycled 2 pieces of fabric) - in total 87 in 100 out


# Patterns in 2019: 17 in - 14 out (4 new patterns, 10 already owned unused patterns)

* Some of the links in the post above are “affiliate links”. This means if you click on the link and purchase an item, I will receive an affiliate commission, the price for you will be the same. Thank you for supporting my fabric and pattern addiction!

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