Sew Americana 2017

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed or sign up for our weekly Newsletter. Thanks for visiting! Last year, I “snuck” into the Sew Americana Tour as a last minute addition and had so much fun making myself a red, white, and blue outfit. So, I jumped at the chance […]

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It’s Getting Hot In Here tour

June has arrived (already!?!) … and, with it, the heat of summer is here! That means it’s high time to add to my summer wardrobe, so I hopped on board when Tibeca said she was hosting the “It’s Getting Hot In Here” tour over at her blog Sewing by Ti. After making my EYMM swimsuit a couple […]

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Suit Up for Summer: My EYMM Swimsuit

I am super excited to be joining in on the Suit Up For Summer blog tour and sharing my new swimsuit today! You may be thinking, “But, Joelle, EYMM doesn’t yet have any swimsuit patterns for sale!” … and you’d technically be 100% correct because Kymy hasn’t yet released any swimwear patterns. However, I made this suit […]

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Growing Up Handmade

If you hadn’t noticed, I do a lot of sewing for my oldest daughter. Her off-the-charts height for her age (she’s now 5’11” and not even 12 years old yet!) makes it hard to buy age-appropriate clothing. Besides many of the styles being a bit too mature for her, many store-bought things just aren’t long […]

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Another Year, Another Ruffle Dolman

About a year and a half ago, I made my oldest girl a pink ruffle fabric Carlie’s Dolman Top and she’s worn it just about to it’s death. She’s also mostly outgrown it thanks to shooting up almost 8 inches in height, though she tries to wear it anyways sometimes. So when we started discussing Easter […]

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