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Happy Holidays!!!

The holidays are quickly approaching and what does every woman need in her closet a LBD...yes that's right! The Little Black Dress...I decided I needed a LONG Black Dress. This dress would be perfect for a holiday party or for a date. When this pattern landed on my sewing table,  I could not wait to make this little number. It fits amazingly and was a very easy sew. Check out my review below...

Pattern Review: Simplicity 8045 Women’s Knit Dress in 2 lengths

Did it look like the photo on the pattern envelope once you were done: Yes

Were the instructions easy to follow: The easiest I’ve come across in a very long time.

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern: I loved how quick it was to sew up and how flattering it is on my body

Fabric Used: a textured black ponte

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: I pretty much kept every thing the same except I didn’t add the elastic for the rucshing

Would you sew it again:  Yes I would…I can’t wait to make the shorter length and more longer versions.
 Would you recommend it to others: Most certainly!!! 2 thumbs up!

Until next time my loves, 
Keep it Sassy, Classy, Sexy, Period.
See you Friday!!


  1. YASSSSS I love this I'm so proud of you girl tickled pink is on the move!

  2. Photo fabulous. You're right every girl needs a LBD. I do love the longer version better. It looks good on you.

  3. I love it!!! Looks amazing and I'm gonna try it since you said it's easy!! Thanks

    1. Very easy Alica!!! Even for a first timer...

  4. Love this! Didnt know it was out yet. Love Love Love

  5. That dress though. I need one of those too. Lol.

  6. WERK!!! got that exclusive pattern lol

    1. I truly enjoyed making it...going to be a staple all year round

  7. Nice job, Lawana! I love that textured fabric.

  8. Love the dress!! And u wear it well! 😘😘


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