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Simplicity 8454

Hello! I made a Simplicity 8454 top over the weekend! I was in Jo Ann’s on Saturday and noticed they were having a 99 cent Simplicity pattern sale. 185 more words


Burda 6632 Crepe Blouse

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Burda 6632 Crepe Blouse



Hello from soggy northern Illinois!  How are you?  I hope your week is moving along nicely.  I am keeping busy with a few different projects. 399 more words


Swedish Tracing Paper

I was dying tissue paper yesterday for an online class I’m taking… I will share more about the class in another post.  I was using colored India ink to create this one on tissue paper: 137 more words

4th Birthday Dresses: Ottobre Summer 3/2016 #19

When my twins turned 3 years old in 2016 I left it until the very last minute to make them birthday outfits which turned out ok, but I knew they should have been so much better. 265 more words

2018 Make 9


Mid-to-late February is a sensible time for making plans for the year, isn’t it?

(November – February is always difficult for sewing, as it’s when most of my teaching is. 509 more words


Posey and Peony - A pattern update

Well, I couldn’t ignore this pattern update because look at this great hemline!  I tested the original Posey and Peony patterns for Sew Like My Mom awhile back, and since she’s expanding many of her patterns to include tween sizing, she decided to add these patterns to that list and opened up another round of testing.   489 more words