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Dress Collab with Tanith Rowan Designs

And now.... a very special blog post! 

Back in about July me and Tanith of Tanith Rowan Designs collaborated on a maternity dress! I was up for the challenge: I had never made anything maternity before and I am still in early stages of using stretch knits for designing. 
So I devised a version of my Sunrise Panel dress just for her based on her measurments and specifically for a stretch knit. 
Dummy me didn't take photos with my DSLR like I usually do (or maybe I did but deleted them accidentally because I ran out of room on my SD card?) so we'll have to deal with in-progress photos from my phone. 


I think the hardest part was deciding on colors. The fabric store I went to in Chicago can be hit or miss with stretch knit and being a little less knowledgeable in stretch knit, I wanted to see all the weights in person at the store before I bought it. 
This is also the first garment I have sewn entirely on my serger - but it wasn't without hiccups! I don't exactly remembe…