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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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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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