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The Layers Blog Tour: Day 4

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The Layers Blog Tour: Day 4

Welcome back to the Layers Blog Tour!!! We have more fun in store for you today.  First off, we have the release of a BRAND NEW Pattern!!!!! The Traveler Tee is a KNIT/WOVEN combo pattern.  The comfy and flattering fit, raglan sleeve, and fun side panel are just what you have been looking for to sew up your favorite fabrics.  This top pairs perfectly with everything and of course is a great top to layer jackets and cardigans over.  Don't miss out on this $5 steal! Now back to our regularly scheduled blogging: First up, we have Lisa of Mabey...

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Outerwear Blog Tour: Day One

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Outerwear Blog Tour: Day One

Welcome to October's monthly blog tour.   This month we are taking a look at outerwear and layering pieces.  I started off my 'real' sewing life in college as a costume designer and shop assistant.  And when you are sewing costumes for a range of theatrical productions, you end up learning a lot about sewing outerwear.  I fell in love with the drama of a velvet cape, the polish of a perfectly fitted doublet, and the the intricacy of fifty hand made buttons for a period driving coat.  Lines that flatter, details that catch the eye, and fabrics that make you...

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Women's Blazer Sew Along: Part 2

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Women's Blazer Sew Along: Part 2

I am so excited by all of the people participating so far in the Blazer Sew Along.  If you are still on the fence about getting involved, join in - you aren't behind! Here is the official schedule - don't feel confined by the deadlines, this is simple the order and speed at which I'll be going over things with you all.  The key is to GET STARTED!!!!!  Cause it is kinda hard to finish something if you never start.  If you need the Patterns, head over to the website before I remember to make them back up to full...

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Women's Blazer Sew Along

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Women's Blazer Sew Along

SEW ALONG!!!!! Yay, it is that time again, time for a Sew Along.  So what is this 'sew along' of which you speak.  Well basically it just means that you sew along with me as I sew the Phresh Blazer (you can also sew the Giverney, I'll be giving tips for both).  Through out the time frame I'll have tips for how to do things, funny anecdotes to prove I'm human, and of course a time line to give you motivation to get it done. Today and over the weekend these are your goals: 1 - Print the pattern 2...

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