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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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Ruching Carlie’s Dolman for a Fall Top

With school starting in less than two weeks, I decided it was about time to switch gears from summer to fall sewing. My younger daughter needs a few more shirts since she’s now fitting in the sizing that my older daughter seemed to jump over. I asked if she had any idea what she wanted and […]

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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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