September 25, 2023

Grafton Dress, Top & Skirt: Daywear Inspiration

The brand new Grafton Dress, Top and Skirt Mix & Match Pack is an entire wardrobe in one! With a ton of different features that you can combine to make hundreds of different garments, the Grafton is your new best friend. With so many ways to customize this pattern, we’ve compiled some inspiration to get you started.

With the brand new Grafton Dress, Top and Skirt Mix & Match Pack you can fashion your very own extensive knit wardrobe that is wonderfully and uniquely you.

This curve-friendly pattern comes with cup sizes C-H and multiple bodice, skirt, sleeve, and neckline options to make over 400 (that’s right, 400!) possible knit dresses, skirts, and tops. Sew a casual skater dress, a trendy asymmetrical skirt, a glamorous gown, an elevated tee, a retro frock, and so much more—you can craft a unique look every time you sew the Grafton!

Today, we’ll be looking at some of our favorite daywear ideas from ready-to-wear fashion. And make sure to join us later this week for evening and special occasion inspiration!

Trendy Basics

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A basic tee is always on trend. But you can easily expand on and personalize your tee wardrobe by exploring different colors, sleeve, neck, or fabric options.

Want the look? Try the Grafton’s classic, mock neck or drop shoulder, and your choice of long or short fitted sleeves.

A Sophisticated Twist

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Take your tee next level for a classic look with a sophisticated twist. Pair with jeans, trousers, or a skirt and you’re ready to hit the town.

Want the look? Choose the Grafton bishop sleeve, square neck, or v neck options with short, mid, long or sleeve-less options.

Fun and Fabulous Dresses

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Everybody needs a fun and colorful dress in their arsenal and with the Grafton Mix & Match Pack, your newest and most favorite colorful knit dress is a sewing sesh away. Choose from flirty fit and flare, sleek body contouring, or an unexpected drop shoulder.

Want the look? Pair either a relaxed or fitted bodice with a fit-and-flare skirt, body contouring skirt, asymmetrical draped with scoop, square, or drop shoulders. The world is your dress wear oyster!

Office Looks-on-the-Go

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Whether you’re going into the office or just want to improve your work-from-home look, the Grafton can help you create a whole new working-woman wardrobe.

Want the look? Go with the a-line or straight skirt or dress option paired with a mid or long sleeves for warmth against that relentless office air conditioning.

Sublime Skirts

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Show off your unique style with a brand new Grafton Skirt! So many cute Grafton skirt options and so little time. Actually, there’s plenty of time so start perusing your options and let’s get started. A-line, maxi, straight short, knee, or midi, 3-panel, or asymmetrical. Whatever you’re in the mood for, the Grafton will accommodate and you’ll look fabulous while doing so.

Want the look? Try an asymmetrical, circle or or fitted skirt paired with a sleeveless, mock or classic v neck top to complete the look.

Have we gotten your creative juices flowing? Get your copy of the Grafton Dress, Top and Skirt Mix & Match Pack, and ready, set, let’s start sewing! And make sure to let us know how you plan on crafting your very own Grafton wardrobe in the comments below.

Let me know what you think!