Tag Archives: dresses

An exciting few weeks ahead!

I know I haven’t been posting much but that’s because I have actually been SEWING!  Around Christmas my vintage Singer started having issues… then my 9 year old basic Bernina Bernette 90e started having problems too.  This led to lots of cussing and a lot less sewing.  After 4 years of talking about it my […]

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Surfer Chic Almost 5 Years Later

For readers who have been following me since the beginning you may remember these adorable surfer chic dresses I made for the twins when they were 14 months old.  They were one of the first dresses I made for that they I simply fell in love with and were made using one of the first […]

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Tutorial: Upcycled Dress & Clothes From ANY Knit Pattern!

Upcycled dresses, hoodies & pants are currently very popular but can easily cost an arm and a leg.  There is good reason for that, well made garments take time to make & decent knits are not cheap.  I have started making some for the twins & just love how they have been turning out!  Apparently […]

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McKensie Dresses for the Twins!

Well I got some sewing done today FINALLY! These are made using the McKensie Dress pattern from YCMT. I have to say I ignored most the instructions… it had you attach the lined bodice to the skirt in the flat & sew it all together leaving the bottom edge of the lining raw, and well […]

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Easter Egg Hunt! (& Dresses)

Yesterday I decided to make tester dresses for the twins Easter dresses!  They turned out so cute they may just wear these ones instead! The pattern is the ‘Miss Mary’ dress from You Can Make This.  I made view  A I think (the one with the gathered skirt!) and instead of making the ties with […]

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