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Mini me: Bubblegum coat by See Kate Sew

For my niece’s third birthday, I wanted to make her a coat.  She lives in Boston, so I thought it would be a practical gift, in addition to being pretty. 534 more words

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#10 Moms Save Lives

I’m a rarity – 1 of 14. I study fashion AKBMA extreme arts and crafts. (AKBMA – Also Known By Me As – similar to AKA but reserved for the pre-bell-shaped curve). 311 more words


Goldenrod Pencil Skirt

Remember how an impulse purchase recently led me to a disaster of a tank top? Well, I bought this fabric at the same time as part of the same impulse purchase. 292 more words

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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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