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Official start of Simplicity 4070

I have officialy started Simplicity 4070! After tracing and making adjustments to the pattern peices that I needed adjustments on (mostly in the bust) I pinned it to the chiffon and started cutting. 106 more words


Wrens and Friends by Moda Mini Quilt

The last few weeks have been really busy and I’m finally catching up on my sewing and embroidery. Here is one of the mini Dresden Plate quilts that I have been working on and I’m happy with the way the applique and hand embroidery matches the Wrens and Friends printed fabric. 10 more words


First Refash!

After spending many hours reading blogs full of refashions I figured it was as good a time as any to give it a try!

I headed to the local Value Village and tried to find some pieces that would work well for beginner refashions. 243 more words


August 27, 1842 - "Reading and too many flies"

Saturday.27. th. August. 1842.

Showers, thunder, and lightening, very sultry. Sewed all day, with the exception of a short nap. Read an account of the “ 41 more words


meet Myrtle

She’s finished!  I follower the Colette sew a long and it was all very straight forward, nothing tricky at all.  Well except my sewing machine just could not sew… 114 more words


Sew Happy | Patchwork and EOs

I am glad to use up some scraps from the almost-full zip clear bag. I heart the Wrens and Friends series after making the other patchwork pouch so I chose to use all of it that was left in the bag. 348 more words

Zipper Purses / Cases / Pouches

1960s wrap dress

Well, to be precise, it’s a three armhole wrap dress made from a 1960s pattern that I bought at Circa Vintage – Butterick 4699.

The pattern that I bought was quite small so I had to grade it up. 797 more words