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Farrah Blouse and Dress by Chalk and Notch

Farrah Blouse by Chalk and Notch

I’m so happy to share with you today a top I’ve been working on for the past couple weeks. I got to be a tester for the new Farrah pattern by Chalk and Notch! I’ve written before about how much I love the format of Gabriela’s patterns.  They are very professional and easy to follow.

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T-shirt Dress Pattern by Brindille & Twig

knit dress pattern

I have been a big fan of Brindille & Twig for quite awhile now. Melissa makes adorable sewing patterns for baby and little kids. I just love using knit fabrics to sew for this age. My daughters are five and eight and really started loving my sewing creations when I started using more knits. I

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Plum Creek Cowl Crochet Pattern

Cowl crochet pattern

I am so excited to bring to you the Plum Creek Cowl, my newest crochet pattern.  When I found this beautiful basketweave stitch (see how-to video below), I just knew I had to try it with super bulky yarn.  This stitch pattern creates such a textured yet simple design that elevates any crochet piece to

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Crochet Pillow Cover Free Pattern

crochet pillow cover

I just love the look of crocheted or knitted pillow covers… They add so much texture and warmth to a sofa or bed.  I’ve been wanting one of my own for a long time, so of course I had to make one myself.  I used super bulky yarn and some wooden buttons for a natural

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