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Inspired by Ugandan placemats...monochromatic napkins and potholders

A few weekends ago, I went home and my dad gave me three placemats from Uganda. Why he had a set of three placemats, I have no idea. 540 more words

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Roses are Red... Butterick 6168

Happy first day of fall!  This dress is my first fall make of the year. I received the pattern (Butterick 6168) for my birthday in August, and was able to make it up in time for the start of fall. 488 more words

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Must-See Monday: Finds and Fun

Happy Monday, everyone! It was a pretty busy week last week and was topped with a great weekend out of state visiting family. It was a nice change of scenery to be at Lake Michigan for the weekend! 721 more words

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Knowing when to give up and move on

With clothes shopping, you know if a garment is going to fit before you lay down your cash. With sewing, it’s a little different. Every time you test out a new pattern, it’s all a gamble, and frequently it’s hard to test the fit until the last few steps.  849 more words

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Stashbusting Toddler Tunic

For Labor Day, we went up to Maryland to spend the weekend with my boyfriend’s family including his two nieces. I couldn’t go empty-handed, so I whipped up this little tunic to bring with me. 328 more words

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Men's Sewing: Thread Theory Jutland Shorts

This all started when Brandon complained that he needed new shorts at the beginning of summer. He had his cargo shorts from college, but wanted something a little nicer. 702 more words

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Crochet Baby Blankets

Back in college, my roomie and I decided one day that we wanted to learn how to crochet and knit. So, off to the store we went and stocked up on all the necessities. 293 more words