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Sew Americana 2017

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 to join in again when Katy said she’d decided to make the tour an annual event over at Wild & Wanderful. This time, […]

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Dreaming of Fall with Striped French Terry

I’ve been dreaming of this shirt since shortly after I received this super soft and stretchy French terry in a Girl Charlee KnitFix last spring. After I got past the “I just want to pet this fabric cause it’s so soft” stage, I decided that it would be too warm for the summer and so […]

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Summery California Dress Maxi

Have I mentioned lately how much I love the California Dress & Peplum pattern? Cause I still do! I got this beautiful tie-dye print brushed cotton spandex this week and it was begging to become a maxi dress … and when fabric “speaks,” it’s hard not to listen!    This time, I made the floor-sweeping […]

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A Day Late and A Dollar Short: My Boys’ New Parker’s T-shirts

Soooo, I ordered these awesome Slimer panels from Star Dust Textiles early this spring with big plans in mind to make matching Parker’s Vintage T-shirts for my four boys for Father’s Day. Plenty of time, right? I then procrastinated on them until the Daddy & Me Tour started, when I decided I really better get […]

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Hack (Repeat): Kymy’s Dolman Turned Sheath Dress for Fall

Ever since I made Kymy’s Dolman Top into a sheath dress for Easter, I’ve been dying to make another one. It just makes me feel beautiful and kinda sexy, but is still modest enough for this mother of 5. So I’ve been keeping an eye out for the perfect fabric and finally spotted it among […]

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