Eleena Dress Pattern Tour




What a pleasure to join with delightful and highly skilled seamstresses to test the new Eleena pattern by Coffee + Thread.  I find that I am hungry for the energy found in collaborative sewing and it seems to spark me into gear (if only briefly). I am struggling budgeting time and especially energy to sit down at my machine, and it was a true joy to  create dresses for my girls.  Thank you Olga!


I am highly impressed with the attention to detail and tireless revisions Olga went through to create this perfected pattern.  Be assured that every specification has been created with exactness.  The dress gives a clean classic 60's vibe with a beautiful inverted pleat with 3 sleeve options and optional collar. The pattern will be on sale for $7 (regularly priced at $9) through March 7th at 11:59 PM EST.



I created this dress in a size 10 with 2 inches added length for Izzy and 4 inches added length for Scout (and hers could use another inch).  This was my first invisible zipper and the directions were so simple.  Shockingly simple!

I am desperate to be creating for my kids.  Gratefully my work allows/requires daily creativity and it keeps me sufficiently fueled, but sadly not creating in a way that pushes me and and brings me such joy. Although I get less sleep and the house gets messier, all three Green Girls are happier when I am able to create for my family.


Olga, thank you again for allowing me to join in making these dresses.  You are a cheerleader extraordinaire!  I hope to see many more stunning patterns from you in the future!

 Take a moment to view talented bloggers who are showcasing this beautiful pattern for the next few days. 
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You can also enter below for a chance to win 2 patterns from  Coffee + Thread as well a yard of fabric. Fingers Crossed!


16 comments:

  1. well your dress is stunning and the pics of you dd are adorable!! so creative and fun!

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    1. Thank you Kerrie! It was a pleasure to sew with you!

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  2. I love both your dresses, but your pictures put a big smile on my face! Great!

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    1. Thank you! I had fun looking at their cute faces while prepping for this post. Hopefully I will remember how fun it is to see the finished product and make more. Thanks for coming by!

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  3. I love your fabric choices for your dresses! Your girls look beautiful!

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    1. Thank you so much! I have struggled with finding my mojo. Thank you for your kind comment!

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  4. I love your fabric choices for your dresses! Your girls look beautiful!

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  5. I am in love with both dresses!! And you photoshoot is so awesome!!! Just stunning!! Thank you so much for joining the tour!

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  6. I am in love with both dresses!! And you photoshoot is so awesome!!! Just stunning!! Thank you so much for joining the tour!

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  7. I love these dresses so much! The fabric is perfect, and the photos are amazing!!!!

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