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California Dress & Peplum Sew Along: Day 3

Welcome to Day 3 of the Girl’s and Women’s California Sew Along! Over the past two days, we’ve sewn the majority of the California. I’ve been making myself two different versions, which covers several included options, plus shows how you can color block the pattern. If you’re just joining us, you can click the following links to […]

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California Dress & Peplum Sew Along: Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of the Girl’s and Women’s California Sew Along! Today we’ll be focusing on finishing the armscyes and necklines. If you’re just joining us (or following along at a later date), you can click below to find the other California Sew Along posts: Day 1: Color Block Instructions, Cutting Fabric, Sewing Side Seams […]

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California Dress & Peplum Sew Along: Day 1

After the California Dress & Peplum (women’s, girl’s, and the bundle) was chosen for June’s Manic Monday Flash Sale, Kymy and I spontaneously decided to do a sew along this week. I love that all the options included let you make many different versions of the California! I’ve sewn both the girl’s and women’s versions many times. I’ve even mashed […]

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RTW Hack of Rain’s Flutter Top

My eldest daughter loves to browse the racks when we go shopping and when she spotted this shirt she thought she HAD to have it! Problem was that it was way too short for my tall girl … this was one of the many moments that I’m glad I can sew! While checking it out, I thought it’d […]

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Fixing HP .PDF Printing Problems!

So let me start out by saying I LOVE HP hardware, they build stuff well, that being said their software sucks! (Well the HP Quick Start App for Windows 8 that works as a proper start menu rocks, but that’s about it).  Once we figured out the Windows 8 printing issues with the Adobe App vs […]

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