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The goal of creating the pattern gallery is to basically see how versatile one pattern can be.  

Simple pattern variations and fabric combinations can totally change the way a pattern looks.

The most versatile pattern that I have ever come across would have to be the washi dress from Made by Rae.

Usually in the gallery I use images from multiple sewing bloggers to demonstrate just how adaptable one pattern can be.  There was no need to do that for this pattern – Rae has made so many examples herself that truly shows off what is achievable.

The washi dress pattern is described as 

” this sweet and flattering dress features a cut-out scoop neckline, an above-the-knee hemline, pockets, and shirring in the back for an easy, comfortable fit. No zippers or closures are needed, making it a wonderful project for the intermediate sewist! The pattern can be made without sleeves, with a basic scoop neckline, as a tunic, or with a longer skirt to achieve a large number of different looks. 

To make is easier for you achieve these different looks, a few months ago she released an expansion pack.

The expansion pack helps you change the neckline and add collars and bows.  It also has different sleeve and bodice variations.  You can shorten the Washi to create a tunic or blouse or extend to the floor to make a sweet summer maxi dress.  There is so much potential with this pattern.

The washi dress is a fantastic pattern for those that are just starting to sew their own clothes or for those wanting to make a pattern truly their own through simple customisation.

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