Dress Yourself with Patterns for Pirates!

Jul 31, 2018

I’d like to first start by saying that I have incredible friends who are willing to embark on weird ideas with me.  So when I say “do you guys want to take photos in dresses I made, in a pretend garden party setting in my yard?”, they always answer with a yes.  And that’s pretty freaking cool.  The extra fun part of this is that these are the same eight girls that agreed to showcase the Peg Legs pattern during our 50K Fan release, a little over a year ago.  They’re like official models now, you guys.
We are on the brink of releasing our final summer pattern over at Patterns for Pirates.  And if you’ve followed Judy’s instagram, you know that it’s a summer dress and it’s adorable!  I had this idea to showcase as many of P4P’s current dress patterns as I could….leading up to the new release.  I took to my pattern arsenal and matched the dress style to the girl, the fabric type to the patterns, and the fabric prints to each girl’s personal style (while still coordinating the set as a whole).  WHEW.  It was a lot of brain power and planning.  But I love the end results! I’d also like to give a MAJOR shoutout to all of the small businesses that sponsored each of the dresses.  The fabric/sewing community has been so fun to be a part of and I love each and every one of these shops.  The fabric quality and selection are always superb, but the customer service is what makes it above and beyond shopping at big suppliers.  Thank you ladies for all that you do!
Just like last time, I created this super fun “lookbook” so I could showcase my vision for the entire photoshoot into one collection.  I simply adore the images that came out of this evening of fun with my laaaaaaadies.  Check out the lookbook for links and information for all of the patterns and fabrics that I used for these dresses.
 
And just for fun and to show off my gorgeous gal pals,  here’s a whole slew of images from our shoot:



Patterns: Sweet Tee | Free Spirit Tank | Sunshine DressEssential Tank | Timeless TunicBoho Babydoll | Boundless Dress |  Sweetheart Dress |  | Favorite Tee |

Fabric: Check the links in the Lookbook! 

1 Comment

  1. Lindsay Chalmers

    Love ALL the dresses and the fabrics you chose are just perfect for each one!

    Reply

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Welcome to Wild+Wanderful!  I’m Katy.
Momma. Wife. West Virginian.
Designer. 
Dreamer. Coffee Consumer.
DIY-er. 
Craft Beer Enthusiast.
Purple Obsessor. Lover of Handmade.

MILDLY WILD. MOSTLY WANDERFUL.

LATEST FREEBIES

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Quote :: FREE Silhouette + Cricut Cut Files!

Like many others, I've been struggling with the news of the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  I'm stuck in a moment of wanting to mourn the death of such a vital, powerful female figure in US history....and also living in fear of what's to come with the...

We Can Sew It! :: FREE Silhouette + Cricut Cut Files!

It's no secret right now that there is a massive shortage of PPE in every hospital and care facility everywhere.  It's also well known that the CDC is now calling for everyday people to wear masks when they go into public -- to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in...

“Hey Baby” Yoda-Inspired Design :: FREE Silhouette + Cricut Cut Files!

I know, I know.  It seems like all I've been able to do lately is create Baby Yoda inspired items.  Do you really blame me?  He's just the cutest thing that's happened in the Star Wars universe....basically ever. Today is Valentine's Day and since our...

Yoda One for Me :: FREE Yoda-Inspired Zipper Pouch Pattern + Tutorial!

My name is Katy and I have a love for Star Wars that goes beyond what a person should have.  Like....I LOVE Star Wars.  Even the Prequels, people!!!  And whenever I'm like, "what should I make that would be cute and fun?" I almost always want to make something related...

Stranger Things “Squad Goals” :: FREE Silhouette + Cricut Cut Files!

We have a new Stranger Things OBSESSED fan in our household.  It's adorable how much Louis is taken with the Stranger Things stories.  After much debate as our parental team, we allowed him to watch the series with us.  Wether or not your child is old...

Hammer Time with CoordiKnit Nonsense Fabrics :: FREE Shark Cut File!

FREEBIE ALERT!  If you scroll to the bottom of this post, you'll find a link to the design that I printed on Louis' brand new tee.  And I will not apologize for getting "U Can't Touch This" in your head. CoordiKnit Nonsense Fabrics sent me this super cute...

RECENT POSTS

One Pattern, A Dozen Ways | A Recap of the Lumberjack Shirt

As I'm working on finishing up Louis' winter jacket for this year, I couldn't help but take a trip down memory lane of all of the jackets I've made him.  And they all happen to be from one single pattern: the Lumberjack Shirt by Patterns for Pirates. Seriously, sewing...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Quote :: FREE Silhouette + Cricut Cut Files!

Like many others, I've been struggling with the news of the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  I'm stuck in a moment of wanting to mourn the death of such a vital, powerful female figure in US history....and also living in fear of what's to come with the...

1st Day of 4th Grade

And just like that, someone allowed Louis to turn another year older, and start another year of school.  We have an official 4th grader in our house!  WHAT IS HAPPENING??? And although 2020 is the least typical year ever, I'm really excited to see what he does during...

X Marks the Spot with the XFactor Dress by P4P

I showed you my XFactor Crop (ala Peg Bundy style) late last week, but now it's time to bring out the sweeter side of sewing.  Because darn if I didn't feel just adorable in the dress version that I'd made for myself! The X Factor Crop & Dress is an adorable...