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Fly Girl Racing Suit

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Fly Girl Racing Suit

This summer has been quite the adventure for our family.  We've enjoyed camp fires, kickball, too many hot dogs to count, and the sanctuary of the community pool. Mack has always been our fish, and we decided to let her try out swim team this year.  She has grown a ton in confidence and ability in the last 5 weeks... and I have learned that swimmers need a TON of swimsuits, HA!  The Fly Girl Racing Suit simply came out of need.  We joined the team too late to order a team suit, and honestly Mack just doesn't fit traditional...

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Talking about the Tidewater Tee

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Talking about the Tidewater Tee

I am so excited to chat a bit about the Tidewater tee with you all today! I had amazing testers on this pattern and without them it would not have been possible at all.  These testers went above an beyond - many sewing up 3 or more tops, and constantly looking for ways to help me improve the pattern and instructions so that they would be easy to follow for even the most novice seamstress.  As their pictures flooded in, I got the idea that it would probably be helpful for people to see how the pattern changes depending on...

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Magnolia Cold Shoulder Hack

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Magnolia Cold Shoulder Hack

We all have a favorite pattern - you know the one you go to when you've lost your 'sew jo', the one that every time you wear it you just feel AWESOME, and the one you have made enough times that you no longer have to reference the instructions.   Well, for me this year, that pattern has been The Magnolia.  Magnolia tops, Magnolia tunics, Magnolia dresses - I've made, worn, and love them all. But all the ones I've made so far are really for fall and winter, so it was about time that I hacked it for summer...

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Amuse Homecoming Tour: Day 3

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Amuse Homecoming Tour: Day 3

Today's Blog tour takes us to Middle River Studio, Connected by a Thread, and I Reap What I Sew.  These amazing ladies have such great inspiration to amuse you (bwahahah, I crack myself up).  And read on bellow to see how I transformed my inspiration into reality and hacked the Amuse. ___________________________________ Are you looking at this Amuse and thinking, hmmmm- something is different...  Ha, well you are right.  This Amuse is a hack inspired by this image I found online: I really fell in love with the flutter sleeve, and wanted to work that feature into the Amuse.  I...

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The Amuse Boho Homecoming Tour

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The Amuse Boho Homecoming Tour

Welcome to the Amuse Boho Homecoming tour!!! Fabric from our sponsor: The Fab Clique The Amuse Boho was first produced exclusively for One Thimble Magazine, and after a three month stint in Australia, she is coming home to Winter Wear Designs. It is possible you have never seen this pattern - and if so... oh girl, are you in for a treat!!!  It is possible you've seen the pattern and all the awesome tester images... Just wait, this week is going to be filled with new takes, modifications, and inspiration. It is possible that you are already in love with...

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