Sis Boom Angie Hack-A-Thon Day 1

By Idle Sunshine

Idle Sunshine Angie Hack

Hi everyone! Welcome to the first stop on the Sis Boom Patterns Angie Hack-A-Thon Tour! I am so excited to show you my version of the Angie, it’s definitely my new favourite dress.


You might remember in my recent post from the Just For Me January Tour that I am an Angie fan and that I planned to make one in knit fabric!

Idle Sunshine Angie Hack2

With most things in life, I like to do a bit of research and then just give it a go. Usually that works out fine… In this case I think I pretty much nailed it!

Idle Sunshine Angie Hack

Let’s take a look at a picture from the original pattern to get a feel for the bones of the dress.


Here’s where the “Hack” comes into it. I decided to make a knit version instead of woven for my hack, partly because I love the drape and most definitely for the comfort and fit. I also decided to reverse the height of the necklines and make the front a high neckline and the back low. I used a quarter circle skirt instead of a gathered one and I added cap sleeves!

continue reading over on Idle Sunshine…..

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