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Upcycling a Magical, Multisize, Wrap Skirt

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Upcycling a Magical, Multisize, Wrap Skirt

I'm so excited to be a part of Skirting the Issue with Project Run And Play this year!  Head on over to learn all aobut this month long sewing for a great cause - there is still time to sew up a skirt and donate to a local charity or the collaboration through PR&P.  My daughter is starting to LOVE to play dress up.  She loves costumes and props and anything that she can use to create and act out all the fantasies of her imagination.   The problem is that while my imaginative girl is only 4 years old, she is already...

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I Squid You Not - Octopus Are So Much Fun

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I Squid You Not - Octopus Are So Much Fun

I am so super duper excited to be joining in with the Summer Fun Blog Series at Naptime Creations.  WOHOOOO! I have really gotten into embellishment in the last year of my sewing.  It all started with my love of top stitching, which grew into a passion for free motion applique and rounded out with a squeal-worthy obsession with Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV).  So as I thought of fun summer sewing projects, my brain instantly went to HTV. So HERE is a fun Freebie for those of you with cutting machines ;o)  But if you don't have a cutting machine, don't...

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Real Deal Jean Sew Along: Making A Muslin

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Real Deal Jean Sew Along: Making A Muslin

Hey Hey!!!!  So yesterday you got to meet Jackie, and we talked a bit about how to choose your size.  If you are playing catch up, you need some fabric and your pattern printed, taped and cut.  If you aren't already in the RDJ Event group - you really want to head on over there.  Jackie has been posting videos, photo tips for how to measure, and there is great insight from group members for getting a perfect fit!  And of course, I'm in there as well answering any questions you have... I have also started a thread for Maternity...

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Real Deal Jeans Sew Along

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Real Deal Jeans Sew Along

We're sewing the Real Deal Jeans!!!  Join in by grabbing your pattern HERE for 20% off.  I'll be in the event group checking in to help answer questions about any and everything, but the AMAZING Jackie Burney will be the one taking point and leading this awesome sew along.  She knows her stuff and has great tips and tricks for you along the way.  So without further ado, here is Jackie: Join the Event to get all the inside information and to share your progress and ask questions. ------------------------- It's SEW ALONG, Day 1!!!! Welcome, y'all! Before we get started, I wanted o...

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TuTu Trendy

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TuTu Trendy

When I released the Tutu Tunic, I have quite a few mama's ask when the women's version would be available. Well, today I'm going to show you how to transform your Trendy Tank into a Tutu Trendy.  It is so simple.  And if you happen to have the Tutu Tunic, you and your girl can easily match this mother's day weekend. (grab that 30% off coupon in the newsletter to get the pattern for only$5.95) I suggest using light weight knits, powermesh, or light weight wovens for the skirt. Sew up your Trendy Tank as directed all the way to...

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