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Itch to Stitch Gobi Culottes For Fall!

So what do you do when the temperature starts dropping, but you aren't ready to drop your hemline yet?
The solution is easy: Culottes. If you never thought of culottes as a trans-seasonal garment, you are missing out! They have the style of a skirt, with the ease of shorts (or pants). Itch to Stitch is releasing Gobi Culottes today and I couldn't be more excited! I particularly love the button fly and top stitching details. And, if I'm being honest, the retro 80's shape coupled with the 90's styling I've done here really makes my later-half Gen X heart sing!
Pattern Details Itch to Stitch Gobi Culottes is reminiscent of the popular pleated shorts of the 1980's, but updated with modern details that make the style sleek and relevant. The contoured yoke/waistband is fitted with pretty seams that line up with the front pleats. The back uses a center leg seam for shaping instead of a yoke or darts to keep that minimal skirt feel. There is a Shorten/Lengthen lin…

I Think I Love My New Dress: Itch to Stitch Oia Dress

Sassy. Sexy. Shapely. What more can you ask from a dress? This, my friends, is the Oia Dress from Itch to Stitch. Brand new, today for all your hot end-of-summer dates. This dress fits me like a glove with almost no adjustments. It's like we were meant to be! Pattern Details Just like the Greek village on the island of Santorini it's named for, the Oia Dress (by the way, it's pronounced Ee-yah) has some lovely and interesting architecture. The front straps are integrated into princess seams and highlighted with large grommets. The high, fitted waistband angles in just slightly hugging your rib cage and transitioning to a flattering A line skirt WITH pockets!  Design Features -Woven, drafted fronts for A, B, C, D, DD cup sizes -Front princess seams -V neck with grommets and lacing detail -Sleeveless, with wide shoulder straps -A line skirt with side seam pockets -Fully lined with machine finish at zipper -Invisible center back zipper

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