Fabric: Tribal Rayon Print ML285945 mixed with fabric from my stash (similar)
I've been wanting to make Elle a maxi dress for some time now, so I was happy to accept Jessica's invitation to join the Lil Luxe Dress pattern tour even though I technically don't blog anymore. (I'm in the process of giving the blog a more Tumbler feel).
Have you seen the samples of the Lil Luxe Dress on instagram? Search #lilluxedress, #lilluxemaxidress or #luxemaxidress on IG, you'll be amazed by the many options from this one pattern. Jessica does a great job on her blog showing the various ways you could use the pattern. The dress can be dressed up or down . Elle did not have an immediate need for a "fancy" dress so I opted to sew the maxi version and I'm kind of in love with the final result. Here's what I did:
*The dress looks a little big because I sewed the size 5 for my 4 year old, so that she can wear it this summer.
I decided to make a floor length circle skirt instead of gathered skirt included in the pattern tutorial. I lengthen the circle skirt as per the instructions in the pattern. I had enough fabric to cut only 1 of the skirts and not the recommended 2. I'm glad I did, my clumsy girl would have been falling all over the place.
Lil Luxe is offering 20% off the pattern Lil Luxe Dress pattern using coupon code LLDRESSSEWALONG.
Be sure to check out the other dresses on the tour!