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Back 2 School Blog Post Day 4

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Back 2 School Blog Post Day 4

Welcome back to Day 4 of the Back to School Blog Tour... this is an amazing day because we have lots to celebrate. First, we have a pattern REVIVAL.  Older patterns at WWD are great, but they were created before people did layers or A0 formatting, so slowly over time I am updating these patterns.  Today's revival pattern is the Aviator Pattern for Women  AND it is today $3 Thursday pattern - WOHOOO!!!! (look for this style cover for pattern with layers and A0 printing) Ok, next up we have a BRAND NEW PATTERN!!!!  The girl's Fashionista Jean Jacket is...

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Back 2 School Blog Tour Day One

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Back 2 School Blog Tour Day One

Welcome to the Back to School Blog Tour 2018 I just put my kiddos on the bus for their first days of first and second grades.  The summer has been long - filled with laughs and last nerves, but today they head back to school and life takes on a whole new schedule.  A schedule that includes wearing actual clothes and not bathing suits and PJs, for them and for me, HA!!!  So all this week on the blog we are going to be talking about clothes for the kids to wear to school and clothes for us to wear...

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Straight Leg Jeans Tutorial: Phresh Jegging & Sk8 Skinnies

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Straight Leg Jeans Tutorial: Phresh Jegging & Sk8 Skinnies

Hello!!!!!!!!  How are those Back to School wardrobes turning out.  Are you having fun sewing, feeling stressed, done?  I'm pretty close to being done for Beckett, and he is the one who really needed new clothes, so my other two I'll work on more once the kids are in school and I have more time for sitting on the couch and eating bon bons - I mean.....SEWING ;o) But today, I want to share with you a simple tutorial for transforming your Phresh Jeggings or Sk8 Skinnies into straight leg jeans.  Both of these patterns were designed to reflect the...

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Take Measurements - thank me later!

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Take Measurements - thank me later!

As you are sewing for back to school, don't forget this very important step in the process - TAKE MEASUREMENTS!!! It seams so basic, but this one step will save you tears and frustration down the road. Beckett just keeps growing  - everywhere.  Last year I was making him a size 7 with 5 length, this year I am making a 10 width with 8 length.  Yep - that is the size for my 5 year old!  But I wouldn't have realized without taking his measurements.  Mack on the other hand was up to a full 7 by last Christmas,...

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