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reSEWlutions: Plackets Blog Tour, Day One

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reSEWlutions: Plackets Blog Tour, Day One

Welcome to the first blog tour of 2019!!!! This year we are going to be stepping through some reSEWlutions.  For me a resewlution is the desire to try or learn something new.  There are so many things that can stand in our way of trying something new in our sewing and in our lives.  Time, fear of failure, lack of materials, time, lack of knowledge, kids, life, time, other commitments, feeding the kids.... oh and TIME!   Heck, I get it.  If you are anything like me, sewing is a safe space, a place of fun, escape, and 'me time'.  It is...

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The 12 Days of Christmas: Day 11, The Color Block Magnolia Add On

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The 12 Days of Christmas: Day 11, The Color Block Magnolia Add On

Raise your hand if you've heard some holiday music this December, raise your hand if you've eaten something delicious, raise your hand if you've smiled watching one of your children or friends try something new this holiday season, raise your had if you can't believe we are only 2 weeks away from Christmas!!!!!!!!!!  Put those hands up in the air and take a minute to privately (or publicly) celebrate - we all need to celebrate a little more, so give me a WOOT WOOT! Ok, the 12 days are wrapping up but we still have today and tomorrow for 2...

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The 12 Days of Christmas: Day 10, the Hipster Pack

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The 12 Days of Christmas: Day 10, the Hipster Pack

It's the 10th Day of Christmas.... that means that many of you now have 10 new patterns in your collection.  I hope you carve out some fun sewing time this weekend to make one or two of these fun projects - but most of all I hope you are enjoying the season with your friends and family!!!! So today, on the 10th day of Christmas I have a fun little pattern that brings me back to my childhood.  I'm a child of the 80's which means I grew up with rotary telephones, french cuffed stone washed denim, and the quintessential...

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The 12 Days of Christmas - Day Eight, the Sleeve Add On Collection

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The 12 Days of Christmas - Day Eight, the Sleeve Add On Collection

Ding dong merrily on high.... Last year I brought you all a Bell Sleeve add on pattern, and this year I've raised the bar so that you all can raise your arms in..... NEW SLEEVES.  On the 8th day of Christmas, Winter Wear Designs is bringing you the Sleeve Collection Add On Pack.  Can I get  WOOT WOOT!!!! One of the things that I love about sewing is that something simple like a sleeve or a neckline can completely change the look of a base pattern that you love.  Sleeves are always fun, but dramatic sleeves are hitting current fashion...

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The 12 Days of Christmas: Day Three - the Neck Tie Top

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The 12 Days of Christmas: Day Three - the Neck Tie Top

Three days in and the 12 Days just keep getting better and better!!! I seriously considered keeping this particular pattern to be the very last day of the 12 days becasue it is AWESOME!!!!  But then, I just couldn't help but give you all the awesomeness sooner so that you would have time to make it before Christmas.  HA!!!! So today, on the third day of Christmas, I give to you....... the Neck Tie Top for Women. This pattern is a knit semi fitted pattern that will work with all that fabric you've been hoarding.  You can make this pattern...

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