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Asymmetrical Drape Top with a Scooped Back

Guess what I did this week!?! I got a tattoo of a sewing machine heartbeat! So, of course, I had to sew up a few shirts that would show it off. I was flipping through my patterns to see what I had with an open-ish back and thinking about how much I love the Asymmetrical Drape […]

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Shortening Kymy’s Dolman Sleeves

Have you ever wondered what it would look like if Kymy’s Dolman Top had shorter sleeves? Well, wonder no more! I have been curious, so this week I decided to try it out. As the weather starts to warm, I’ve been wanting a couple more shorter sleeve tops so I turned to one of my favorites. Kymy’s […]

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Kymy’s Dolman Top Turned Sheath Dress (Tutorial)

I’ve been going back and forth for weeks over whether to sew myself a new dress for Easter or just wear something from my closet. I love making dresses, but the reality is that a stay-at-home mom only needs so many and I fear I may have already surpassed that number because of the awesomeness of the California Dress […]

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How to Cut Striped Fabric to Create a Chevron Dress

One of my favorite things to do with striped fabric is to cut my pattern out on the bias rather than on the fold to create a chevron effect. The only problem I have is that every time (EVERY. TIME.) I do it, I spend almost as much time trying to remember how as it actually […]

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Color Blocking Long Sleeves for Kymy’s Dolman

So, after hacking the Asymmetrical Drape Top last week, I thought I was done with color blocking for a while. Then I opened my email and had one from Girl Charlee with a “Trend Alert” about color blocking. Who knew that I’d actually be on trend for something?!? As a mom of 5 small children, I’m not […]

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