Thank You Mini Marcel Testers

Following the Marcel Tester round-up, it’s time to showcase some of the versions sewn by MiZdni Marcel Testers! The Mini Marcel is available in sizes 12m to 12 years and looks especially cute as a mini version! I hope you enjoy seeing what the pattern looks like on all ages of kids and sewn in

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Thank You Marcel Testers!

I’m so glad you are here to check out the round up of Marcel testers! I hope you’re inspired by seeing the different fabrics used, and the various ways in which the Marcel Dress & Tank Top is styled. All of these women together help make this pattern possible and I can’t thank them enough!

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Marcel Fabric Recommendations and Inspiration

The Marcel Tank Top and Dress is here, and I can hardly believe it! I don’t know about you, but fabric selection is one of my favorite parts of the sewing process. Sometimes a fabric selection is an obvious choice while other times inspiration is found in the form of ready-to-wear clothing. Whichever way you

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Marcel Fitting and Custom Adjustments

In order to make sure you have help fitting your Marcel, we have put together this post covering the most common fitting adjustments for the Marcel Tank Top and Dress. Please check out our Marcel Tester Inspiration post here if you’re interested in seeing the Marcel on a variety of body types. During testing, we

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Marcel and Mini Marcel Pattern Release

THE MARCEL & MINI MARCEL ARE HERE! I have been so excited to get the Marcel pattern into your hands. I wore my earliest samples last summer and knew I wanted this dress as my 2020 Spring/Summer release. It can feel dressy but also casual enough to throw over a swimsuit. I’m thrilled to have

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Victory Tank Tiered Dress Tutorial

Hey there! I’m Alexis of therealalexisbailey.com and @therealalexisbailey on Instagram! Today I’m sharing an easy way to turn the Victory Tank into your favorite summer dress! The Victory Tank is one of my favorite patterns and I loved turning it into a fun dress that can be worn in pretty much any season! Read on

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Black Lives Matter

Chalk and Notch and everyone on our team is in full support of the global movement, Black Lives Matter. We have posted a statement on our social media channels, Instagram and in our Facebook C+N patterns support group, but we also want to make a pledge here on our blog to our sewing community that

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