Tag Archives: dresses

All About the Bust: Small or Full Bust Adjustment (SBA & FBA)?

Yesterday, we talked about how to find out what size you’re bra should be.  While I know some readers already knew their correct size, many were surprised or full-on shocked.  Now, something to understand about patterns and the bust is that we are all shaped very differently!  It is simply impossible to make a ‘one […]

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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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