CINO Nessie Top with Giveaway!

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Jess of Craftiness is Not Optional has a brand spankin' new pattern out - the Nessie Top!  Have you seen it?  I especially love it because it is designed for knits!  I've been on a knit buying binge and so I had a ton of … [Read more...]

Cali Faye Obssesion

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  You know that feeling you have when you see something... and it can be anything... and you just have to have it?    And buy it in every way, shape and form?  No?  Just me?     Well, welcome to my … [Read more...]

Tutorial: Reversible Double Stitched Napkins

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Remember our Reversible Pom Trim Tablecloth? Well, we couldn’t just stop there!  We realized soon after the tablecloth was made that we were going to need  a few napkins to go with the whole look.  These napkins are … [Read more...]

Liesel Top and Wide Leg Pants

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 I am lovin' this outfit combo!  It's a great ensemble for the Fall season and I look forward to making a few more of these Liesel Tops and Wide Leg Pants.  The big chunky crochet trim I … [Read more...]

FOE Hair Ties

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Did you know that the current popular hair ties are actually made from a common sewing notion?Fold Over Elastic (FOE) is used as a finishing detail to sleeves and necklines in some patterns.  You can see where I used it … [Read more...]

Swagger: Olivia Top by CINO {with a giveaway}

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I’m so happy to be a part of Jess’ Olivia Top and Dress Tour!  Jess and I started blogging about the same time and I feel like we kinda bloggy-grew-up together.  I love her style and endless energy, plus she has three of the … [Read more...]

Swagger: Bimaa Sweater

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I hope you like the color blue!  Get ready for an overload… In her infinite 5-year old wisdom, little punk has made a fierce reversal on her opinion of the color!  But, it has to be the RIGHT color blue.  Navy … [Read more...]

Kindergarten Game Board Skirts

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I’m sharing some Kindergarten goodies with you today as a part of Sewing Like Mad’s Sewing for Kindergarten Series!  I loved this idea for a series from the get-go….what a way to get some awesome inspiration :)  I … [Read more...]

Prefontaine Shorts World Tour

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Oh, let me tell you about this Prefontaine shorts pattern by Made with Moxie!  Well, I guess you can tell by the looks of it, I sewed up three pair.  There’s a reason for that:  they are addicting!  I kept thinking of fabric … [Read more...]

The Cottage Mama Pattern Tour

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I’m so happy to be a part of Lindsay’s Pattern Tour for the adorable new patterns she has just released!  She is one talented Cottage Mama!  Her designs are always so fresh and feminine,  plus, she’s super sweet.  She is … [Read more...]

Peplum Top with Tie Shorts

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I’m in love with peplum tops!  But, for some reason, they don’t look right on me.  I don’t know if it’s because I have long legs and I feel like they make me look short-torsoed <<is that a word?>>  Or, is it … [Read more...]

Chevron Cinch

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Here’s another version of the Relay Dress that I just had to sew up in this adorable chevron print from Girl Charlee.  For the record, I am obsessed with that fabric site!  I have a cart full of knits right now with a grand … [Read more...]

Kwik Sew 3935

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With the advent of all the independent pattern makers that we all know and love, it’s rare that I find a commercial pattern that I feel compelled to sew up anymore.  But as soon as I saw this pattern from Kwik Sew 3935, I … [Read more...]