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Get Moving without Popping Seams: Athletic Legging Modification

January means resolutions and often those are to make a fresh start in attaining and maintaining fitness goals. Did you know that sewing your own active-wear leggings is actually pretty simple and a great way to get the perfect fit? The Women’s Activewear ‘Get Moving’ Fitted Bottoms & Leggings pattern was written with exercise in mind, […]

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Lining the Skirt on Kenzie’s Party Dress

Is anyone else still sewing Christmas outfits? No? Just me? One week left, and I’m proud to say I’ve finally gotten my girls’ dresses done! (We won’t mention their sweater shrugs, my top, or the 3 boys’ outfits that I’ve yet to finish … mmmkay? lol) Anyhow, I thought I’d share a quick how-to on […]

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Callie’s Nightgown to Gathered Chiffon Top (Hack #2)

Guess what? I’m back with another hack of Callie’s Nightgown & Nightshirt. This time, I added a gathered layer of chiffon, aiming for a dressier view than my cozy sweatshirt. This top is easy to dress up with heels and slacks (do we still use the term “slacks” to mean dress pants … or does […]

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Hack: Callie’s Nightgown to Sweatshirt

With the blast of freezing weather that’s recently hit the Midwest, I’ve found my wardrobe lacking longer sleeves and cozy sweatshirts. I decided last summer that I was done buying ill-fitting, boring tops from big box stores, so I turned to my patterns and fabric stash collection. I found that I don’t have an adult […]

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Simple Sweater Shrug Free Tutorial!

Guess what I’ve got for you today!?! A free tutorial for this beautiful Simple Sweater Shrug! To be honest, when Kymy ran this one past me, I wasn’t so sure it was something I’d love … but I am so glad I gave it a try because it looks great and was SO easy! Seriously, it […]

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