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McCall’s 7319 Knit Dress (with some modifications)



For my Easter dress this year, I wanted to make something that I could wear any day, but still special enough to dress up a little. I love Girl Charlee knits, and I’d had this pretty pink large scale floral knit in my stash for a month or so…just waiting for the right project.  This

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Basics Tank and Pocket Skirt Patterns by Cali Faye Collection



My new summer uniform and a bias binding tutorial! I have taken on the challenge of building up my wardrobe and sewing most of it myself.  It sounds daunting when I say it that way…so I just take it one piece at a time and promise not to get overwhelmed.  I’m really fine with buying

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Flint Pants by Megan Nielsen



I made some pants for myself last week…I saw that Megan Nielsen had come out with a new pattern, and since I love her style, I just had to try it right away. I’d had my eye on some AGF denim linen for quite awhile, so I was so happy that Art Gallery Fabrics was

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Girl’s Dress Pattern…Sophie’s Scoop Back with Riviera Fabric

Girls dress patterns

Last week I got to play with the beautiful Riviera collection fabric from Hawthorne Threads.  It was the perfect choice for Sophie’s dress pattern from Simple Life Pattern Co. I have long been in love with Hawthorne Threads and am so glad they were able to sponsor this post. We just love these adorable dresses!

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Women’s Waterfall Raglan by Chalk and Notch Patterns

waterfall raglan sewing pattern

Last week I had a chance to make several new tops for myself using the Women’s Waterfall Raglan pattern by Chalk and Notch. This pattern is so versatile, you can make a top or a dress, and the sleeves come in short, 3/4, and long sleeves. You can also add a little pocket if you

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