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The Summerlin Dress pattern was just to cute for me to resist! Knitting and sewing in one pattern and quick to make too!!! I love this pattern and could make a million of them, I wish that there was one in my size.
This knitted up very quickly and was super easy. I had some cotton ease yarn on hand from a frogged project and this cute vintage pillowcase from a yard sale, so this was a great stash busting project. I have enough yarn left over to make a little shrug or sweater to go over it if I find the right pattern.I still need to prewash everything and attach the skirt, but that should be easy enough. Action shots coming soon.

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In December I ordered the Pillowcase Pinnie pattern from MakeDoMail on etsy. I have a large collection of pillowcases and have been looking for some cute things to do with them. I liked the simplicity of this pattern and thought it would be fun.

The pattern is easy, very well written and includes several helpful tips to make you apron successful. I opted to make the large size for my trial (the extra large would have been a better choice for me, but the chosen sacrificial pillowcase was not large enough). I also left off the pleats at the neckline because I like a larger neck hole, please note that if you are well endowed the neck pleats add shaping and keep the neckline from looking funny, so put them in!As you can see it is modeled by my husband and his nice flat chest. (I know it looks a little wonky in the photos, but it was just how he was standing). When I make this pattern again I will be putting in the neck pleats, making the extra large size, and adding the pockets.

I recommend this pattern if you like simple, smock style apron and are fond of applying miles of bias tape and I will probably make it again.

I would like to thank my husband for dutifully modeling my apron 🙂

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