Stripes and sunflowers
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Stripes and sunflowers

Damn, it’s a great…

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It’s a Christmas miracle
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It’s a Christmas miracle

Time after time, I learn…

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You spin me right round…
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You spin me right round…

Surprisingly, this dress has been…

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Purple Lotus Skirt
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Purple Lotus Skirt

I am calling this one…

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Unseasonal Sewing
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Unseasonal Sewing

I thought this dress would…

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Happy Easter Dress
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Happy Easter Dress

And boy, what a happy…

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How is this not already a tutorial? I really don’t know. I’m always searching for unique details to add to a dress, something authentically vintage but also screams “nobody else will have something quite like this!” and loop pockets fit the bill perfectly. They’re not always practical to add to a garment, but for flared or circular skirts, they really add just the right touch of whimsy–and they’re hella useful as well (depending on how big your pocket bags are). For this tutorial, it’s important to note that because you will be slicing into a skirt from the waistband and sewing things with seam allowances, that your front skirt piece must be slightly bigger at the waist–just to the tune of 4 seam allowances. This amount is potentially less if you decide to add piping (it’s purely optional, you can make loop pockets without piping) because piping itself adds a…