Today is an exciting day! Greenstyle Creations is releasing their newest pattern - the Scarlet Swing Dress. I am so happy to add such a fun, flattering dress to my ever growing dress collection.
This fabric is a single brushed poly called Moonstruck from Sly Fox Fabrics. It is perfect for a warmer dress, but since it is a polyester, it is a little sweaty for our hotter months in Texas. It kept me at the perfect temperature on this February day (we were almost at 70 degrees!) Also, I added pockets to this version. I love pockets on a dress!
I have been friends with Aimee Wilson for a few years now, but this is the first time we have tested a pattern together. When we first met, we began fabric shopping together, and then, we started sewing together. Now, she is such a great friend and this past weekend, we loved finally getting to take photos together! I love this photo of us together!
A swing dress is such a fun twirly dress that is also so feminine and flattering. In this photo, she is wearing the tunic version, and I am wearing the short dress version. There is also a high-low version and a longer length of this dress. We had a ball posing together.
My first version of the dress in testing was made out of a sweater knit. It is super comfy and has wonderful drape. It was a bit camouflaged with my surroundings, though, so it was the hardest one to photograph. Also, sitting still for pictures is hard work. Here I am spinning around!
My final version was the tunic length with a scoop neck made out of a striped jersey blend. I paired it with floral Greenstyle Brassie joggers and also with some solid navy leggings. Super comfortable!
Go buy this pattern. You are going to love it!
Photo Credit: My wonderful friend, Aimee Wilson of Capture, Craft, and Cook
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