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Ninja Turtles Upcycle for My Birthday!

Last month, I was browsing the little boys’ clothing racks at Target and came across this awesome Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles set. I wanted it in my size since it says “since 1984″ and that’s the year I was born. So, what’s a sewist to do? Buy it and upcycle it, of course! I knew […]

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Hack: Riley’s Nightgown to Upcycled Raglan Tee

I’m not quite sure how it happened so quickly, but I now am the mother of a 10-year-old. That’s double digits … and boy does she have the tween attitude and so many opinions about what she wears! Thank goodness she still loves when I sew for her … it’s just that now she has […]

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Callie’s Nightgown is So Cozy

I’ve been meaning to make myself a few more Callie’s Nightgowns ever since I tested the pattern for Kymy way back in January 2014. Last week, hubby and I ordered a new bed and comforter set so I figured this is the perfect time for new sleepwear, too! 😉 I love the curved sides of […]

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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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T-shirt Surgery: The Grown Up Version

After performing t-shirt surgery to make my girls some upcycled Carlie’s Dolman Tops last week (see here and here), I got to thinking about a pieced-together Kymy’s Dolman for myself. I looked through my stash and knew exactly what I wanted to try when my eyes landed on these two remnants I bought last summer. I […]

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