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Table Runner (free tutorial) and Matching EYMM Bowl Cozies

Did you get a start on Christmas sewing last month during our Christmas in July Tour? I finally got a start this week. I was picked by Jaded Threads to sew up a strike-off (a.k.a. fabric printing sample) of her Chromatic Christmas Trees custom fabric. When she said I would be receiving a yard of 100% cotton […]

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Sale Rack Refashion

When I began sewing for my family, my main focus was up-cycling old clothes/curtains/sheets into “new” clothes. My reasoning was simply because it was so much cheaper than buying new fabric. I was learning and was hesitant to spend a lot on something that I might mess up, so I re-purposed many things into “new” for […]

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Dolman Flutter Sleeve Hack Attempt #2

I’ve been busy these past couple weeks, but carved out some time to make attempt #2 at a flutter sleeve hack on Kymy’s Dolman. I tweaked my modification just like I mentioned during attempt #1 and am fairly happy with the new flutter sleeve. It has a lot more “flutter” than my first try at this […]

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California Dress Exposed Elastic Waistband Hack

I love having a “faux belt” elastic waistband on my dolman-capsule mash-up. It makes being stylish one step easier since I don’t have to mess with putting a real belt on (and then readjusting it every time my 2-year-old pulls on my clothes, lol). I decided it was high-time I try a similar method on my favorite dress […]

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Dolman Flutter Sleeve Hack Attempt #1

This week, I attempted a flutter sleeve hack on Kymy’s Dolman. I say attempted because I’m not quite satisfied with my result and am going to try again, but thought you all might like to follow along on my first try. This first attempt at hacking a flutter sleeve isn’t terrible, but it’s a bit understated […]

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