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My LOVE Affair with Ankara Fabric

Happy Monday LOVES!

“Your greatest responsibility is to love yourself and to know you are enough!”

I can’t believe it’s already February of 2019, my favorite month of the year!  February is the month that we celebrate Black History, Valentine’s Day and President’s day.  It’s the month where the color RED seems to be in the windows and of retail stores and Valentine’s day candy and chocolate is all in your face. I get a chance to wear all my favorite handmade pieces in Ankara and of course my favorite red make on Valentine’s day.

I fell in love with this beautiful Folashade RED and WHITE fabric from Ankara and Lace.  The company is based in New York and sells beautiful unique Ankara as well as offer a fabric subscription service. Their subscription service offers 1, 3, and 6 yards subscription chosen and delivered to your doorstep.  I was in awe when I came across this fabric on their Instagram page and couldn’t resist making a beautiful wrap top.  Unfortunately, the fabric is sold out but the Irene fabric here would look just as beautiful as well using this pattern.

The top is made using NEW LOOK 6560, an easy sew pattern with great details.  I love the belt, the back darts and the gathers on the yoke. I did not want a long wrap top as I wanted to be able to rock it with a pencil skirt or high waist jeans.  I selected to make VIEW A without the ruffles around the neck area which has a great bishop style sleeve.

I am so loving both looks and definitely plan to wear this top either with jeans or skirt on Valentine’s day!

Thank you so much for reading and don’t forget to stop by Ankara and Lace and grab some amazing fabric.  Spreading the  LOVE , they are offering a 25% discount to all my readers and followers with discount code OVERDRIVE which expires on Valentine’s day.



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