June 15 ~ Make It, Wear It! Inspiration

on June 15 | in Sewing Inspiration | by | with 67 Comments

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Sewn by Erica, Erica B’s DIY Style!

Pattern: Vogue 1154 – Badgley Mischka
Fabric: Black & White Floral Jacquard, 100% Cotton
Lining: Black Bemberg Rayon

Erica has extensive pattern notes and more pictures of this summer dress on her blog. In fact, Erica has great pattern notes for all of the gorgeous clothes she makes, all on her blog. She writes that she uses her blog to share her adventures, “…In taking ‘boring’ patterns from drab to fab by creating ‘inspired’ looks pulled straight from boutiques, the runway and fashion magazines. Also my adventure in learning to tailor and couture sewing techniques.”


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67 Responses to June 15 ~ Make It, Wear It! Inspiration

  1. Cat says:

    This is totally impressive. I wish I could make something so beautiful.

  2. Joke says:

    That’s such a great take on black and white, I would love to go out dining in this!

  3. Elaine Barnett says:

    You did a fabulous job!

    Your blog is wonderful!

    Erica-you look so lovely in your creation!

    I will definitely come visit your blog-there is quite a bit
    I need to learn!

  4. Kristin says:

    Absolutely incredible. Love how it turned out. I also love the photo and the fabric. 🙂

  5. Erica B. says:

    Thanks so much for all of your lovely comments!

  6. Mama Lusco says:

    Great fabric!

  7. Jennifer says:

    Very inspiring. A little intimidating, but mostly inspiring.

  8. 4vs1 says:

    Gorgeous dress!

  9. Kelli says:

    Wow, Erica looks great!!! And I love her website too, she just got a new follower!

  10. Jodie says:

    I love this dress. I follow Erica’s blog. She is very a very good seamstress.
    She makes her clothes fit beautifully.

  11. Layla says:

    a beautiful dress, and Erica just glows in it, looking lovely 🙂

  12. Xandi Hamilton says:

    Thanks for introducing me to this website! Very inspiring for the sewing class I am taking next.

  13. jane says:

    Love the dress, both pattern & fabric!

  14. Ooty says:

    That is so lovely! Looks great!

  15. ruby dawn says:

    What a great job! Looks fabulous on you.

  16. Trish B. says:

    That dress is a beautiful creation!

  17. ~Helena~ says:

    Great dress, awesome blog.

  18. Very cute dress.

  19. christine says:

    she is an extremely talented woman!

  20. Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous!

  21. Molly says:

    Amazing! All of your work is wonderful. I HAD to check out your blog after seeing this. WOW.

  22. Ginger says:

    What a pretty dress! I’ve looked at that blog before and everything is outstanding.

  23. Andi says:

    Wow! Another fabulous collection of clothes. This dress is stunning!

  24. Suzanne says:

    Bold and beautiful dress!

  25. Chancy says:

    This is an amazing dress, and the model looks pretty super-model in it too!

  26. Kadybug says:

    Her blog full of clothes has always been inspiring!

  27. Katrina says:

    I love the things she sews!

  28. Jenny says:

    Completely glamorous!!

  29. Sandra says:

    I love this fabric and wish I was brave enough to wear a dress like this.

  30. Katie says:

    FABULOUS! Stunning.

  31. corinnea says:

    Absolutey gorgeous!

  32. Joy says:

    I love this dress!

  33. Margie Bennett says:

    Wow Amazing is the only word that describes your dress making skills!! They are all so beautiful & look fantastic on you!!

  34. karen says:

    Beautiful dress!

  35. sy says:

    the dress is amazing.

  36. Doris says:

    Holy Cow! That’s a stunner…

  37. Vida says:

    Beautiful dress and so beautifully made!

  38. omama says:

    Glamorous! That is an accomplishment to take pride in.

  39. Jennifer S. says:

    Wow. Sister, friend, you are waaaay outta my league 🙂

  40. Marcia W. says:


  41. katevet says:

    Great fabric. love it!

  42. Lisa E. says:

    That is amazing. She looks so sophisticated and elegant! I love the fabric and the pattern.

  43. Rebecca says:

    I love everything Erica makes!

  44. Rochelle says:

    What a great blog! I’ll definitely be referring to it when I’m picking patterns!!

  45. DebbieKL says:

    Impressive blog! very nice work.

  46. Vicki Chrzanowski says:

    Fabulous!! Great choice in fabric, Beautiful Summer Dress

  47. Ramona says:

    Love this dress. So beautiful!

  48. Kate says:

    Wow! I just checked out your flickr site and your clothes are GORGEOUS!

  49. Unity says:

    Holy cow! What a wonderful dress!

  50. Kolleen says:

    Cool–what’s FBA?

  51. Desiree says:

    you look amazing girl! I love it:)

  52. beverly says:

    ooh la la! Great dress & it looks like a million bucks on her!

  53. Such great dresses on her blog!!

  54. susan hwang says:

    you look stunning erica!

  55. Claire says:


  56. Courtney says:

    She is an amazing seamstress!

  57. Amber F. says:

    I’m really enjoying being introduced to all these new blogs that just make me go “WOW!”. All of her dresses are fabulous!

  58. Nanna says:

    This dress is beautiful!

  59. Carly says:

    wow! what a beautiful dress! looks like it came straight from a designer store! I’m not quite confident to make my own clothes yet, but this might have just inspired me

  60. Kimberly says:

    What a MARVELOUS fit! I am so impressed.

  61. QSOgirl says:

    wow, everything about this dress is gorgeous! i love the old-movie-star glamour of it 🙂

  62. Sara says:

    Now this is fabulous—love the fabric choice and style altogether!

    * *

  63. Tong says:

    I love this, it’s so classy!

  64. Java Jane says:

    Erica’s Flickr photo set is amazing! I want to live next door to her!

  65. nopinkhere says:

    Wow! That’s gorgeous and very inspiring!

  66. DebbieB says:

    That’s a lovely dress, and I love the fabric too.

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