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DIY Maxi Dress – New Look 6207

(This and next week’s post were written prior to the discovery of CEMO’s illnes.)

Happy Wednesday Everyone!

In today’s post, I’m sharing more highlights from our amazing Viking River Cruise, celebrating my husband’s recent retirement.  If you missed the last vacation post, you may check it out HERE.  If you’ve ever thought of cruising along the Danube river, I do recommend checking out Viking.  Whenever we told anyone of our plans to take this cruise, we always got excellent reviews.  However, when we told one of the flight attendants on our flight out where we were going, he told us we were too young for that.  Hahaha!  We had a blast!  CEMO’s retired now and we intend to have as much fun as possible while we’re still able.

DIY Maxi Dress - New Look 6207

The architecture in Europe is breathtakingly beautiful.  We visited several cathedrals, and my goodness, the amazing detailed structures are like none I’ve ever seen.  I really don’t have words to describe them.  They speak for themselves.  We attended an organ concert at St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Passau, Germany. The organ hosts a whopping 17,974 organ pipes, 233 stops and four carillons. All five parts of the organ can be played from the main keyboard, one at a time or all together. It was incredible.

DIY Maxi Dress - New Look 6207

I absolutely loved the oriel windows and window planters on the buildings.  Oh, how I would enjoy sitting at the oriel window, reading a book and having a cup of tea.

DIY Maxi Dress - New Look 6207

DIY Maxi Dress - New Look 6207

New Look 6207

This pattern has been on my radar for the longest time.  I really don’t know what took me so long to sew it up, but I’m glad I finally did because I absolutely love it.  I picked up this pink, snakeskin-print, rayon knit fabric from Michael Levine in Downtown, Los Angeles (link below).  The dress is super comfortable and another easy sewing project.  I waited until the last minute to make dresses for the trip so I needed easy patterns to work with.  This is a winner and I may even consider making another one.

DIY Maxi Dress - New Look 6207

DIY Maxi Dress - New Look 6207

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DIY Maxi Dress - New Look 6207

DIY Maxi Dress - New Look 6207

DIY Maxi Dress - New Look 6207

DIY Maxi Dress - New Look 6207

DIY Maxi Dress - New Look 6207

(All Photos Courtesy of CEMO!)

Anita Morris

Anita is the Author of STEP Into It, Overcoming Trials That Lead To Purpose. She is also an Online Sewing Instructor for beginner sewists. She is passionate about helping women to step into their purpose by walking in the calling on their lives. She hosts a popular YouTube channel where she helps women to become confident in their sewing skills.

This Post Has 32 Comments

  1. Tomasa

    Glad to hear of your husband’s continuing recovery. All the best to both of you. Your dress is beautiful.

  2. Diana Green

    Absolutely beautiful! I am inspired…

  3. Carmen Salome

    So glad to hear your husband continues to make strong recovery. I’ve that style on you and great fabric choice. Is the dress lined? Blessings.

    1. Anita Morris

      Thanks Carmen! No, the dress isn’t lined.

  4. pam

    love it

  5. Arnetta Washington

    Sister Anita , gorgeous dress. Love the fabric! Glad the healing power of God continues to restore your precious husband . May the grace and peace of God continue to be upon you and your family!

  6. Peggy Johnson

    Anita!! I’m so happy to hear from you and super happy about God’s healing in CEMO. I’m happy but not surprise because I know what He can do. He is awesome!! The dress is beautiful, no surprises there either, and it’s beautiful on you. Also loving the choice of fabric. Thanks to God for healing, strength, and peace for you all. God is blessing!!

    1. Anita Morris

      Amen! Yes, God is the great physician and we are trusting Him in all things. Thank you sister!

  7. Carmen Antón

    Hi Anita, you are a brave and great woman. I know Cemo is going better so I am very happy for him and for you! You look really gorgeous with this amazing dress. Kisses and excuse my spelling mistakes

    1. Anita Morris

      Hi Carmen! Thank you so much! God is giving us everything we need to get through this.

  8. Kathy J Lewandowski

    I am so glad that I received an email from you this morning. It is good to hear the CEMO is feeling better. I was praying for your family. The dress is gorgeous and you look great. God Bless!

  9. JC

    Great Anita! So good to see you back and thankful that your husband is improving…even better that he’s retired. Still wishing you and your family nothing but the best. God Bless! 🙂

  10. Cynthia Willis

    Beautiful dress, as is the lady wearing it. I’m so glad you had the opportunity to visit Europe and see its wonderful treasures. Praying for you and Cemo.

  11. Cici

    Dress is gorgeous!

  12. Linda L

    Hi Anita. As always love the fabric of choice. The dress is very very nice. I am glad your husband is better. Thanks for sharing your world travelers experiences. I never thought about going to Germany but after seeing your pictures it might be a future adventure. Thank you Anita

    1. Anita Morris

      Thanks so much Linda! Yes, go visit Germany!

  13. Evelyne

    beautiful i like it very much.i am happy your husband is ok .enjoy life in Jesus name.God bless you and your family.

    1. Anita Morris

      Thanks Evelyne! Yes, we will enjoy life to the fullest.

  14. Angie

    It is so wonderful to read a praise report. I’m happy to know that your husband is better! I am also happy to see some more of your work.
    May God continuously bless you both. Have a beautiful day.

  15. La'Sherry

    I’m so happy to see an email from you this morning. I love the dress and the fabric is very pretty. Have a blessed day!

  16. Brenda

    So glad to open my email and you’re back, gorgeous as always, and I’m especially happy you and your husband are feeling better. Europe is a beautiful country where my family and I lived for three years. Love the fabric choice for this pattern.

  17. Yolanda

    Awesome piece! Will try soon! Thanks Anita!

    1. Anita Morris

      Thanks and you’re welcome!

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