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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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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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“Cheater” Binding and Flutters for the California

My younger daughter has been hounding me for weeks to sew a California Dress maxi out of her favorite cheetah print fabric. She knew just how she wanted the upper chest color blocked (like I did during the California Sew Along) and a ruffle at the bottom. Since she’d already decided that this is what she wants to wear for […]

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