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Sewing Transition to Fall (and Spring)
Transition season is always challenging. What to sew that you can still wear while it's warm (or cool, for those of you in the southern Hemisphere) and that you can still wear later when it's cold (or warm!)
Let's start with cozy fall weekends! This always brings to mind pumpkin patch visits, winery tours, fall color tours and farmer's markets. The key to dressing for these events is layering.
Try leggings in a ponte knit - you'll love the way the ponte holds *everything* in! And yes, every age can wear leggings as pants - the trick is the older you are the longer your tunic should be. If you're twenty-something, feel free to keep it hip or higher, if you're fifty something, make sure your tunic/top or jacket covers you to about mid-thigh.
Top the leggings with a shirred top - this top can be made long sleeved or 3/4 sleeves (we recommend 3/4 sleeves for this time of year.) And top the whole outfit with the drape front jacket, a graceful and comfortable jacket. Pair this with either tall riding boots, or ballet flats (depending on your climate.)
Look for our Craftsy Wrap Dresss Sewalong coming soon!
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