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Four Seasons California Tunic Mash

After this last week’s one day of 90*F followed by 6 days hovering around 50*F, I decided that maybe it was time for some more transitional weather tops. Last weekend, I wore my California Cardi Sleeve Mash dress to church and I love the way it fits so much that I decided I’d make a tunic version for […]

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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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Asymmetrical Drape Top Hack: Adding Long Sleeves

The idea of a long-sleeved Asymmetrical Drape Top has been rolling around in my head for a couple weeks now, ever since I made my butterfly drape top. My problem lay in the fact that lengthening both sleeves enough to reach my wrists would result in a pattern that was wider than any generally available knit […]

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How to Add Inseam Pockets: Free Pocket Pattern and Tutorial

What’s one thing that can make a great pair of pants into an awesome pair? Pockets!! Pockets make everything better, right? Today I’ve got a free pocket pattern and tutorial for adding inseam pockets to the new Freestyle Harem Pants, Capris & Shorts (which are currently available in the Girl’s Bundle UP sale and will be […]

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