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Featured in Sewing World Magazine, one of several sewing and crafting social media sites, is featured in the February Edition of Sewing World Magazine. As part of the team, I’m flattered that Sewist is represented so thoroughly in the article. The website, Sewist, is the … Continue reading

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Sewist: The New Sewing Social Network

It’s been a little over a month since the new site opened. It’s a place where members can share sewing and crafting projects, review and comment on projects, and socialize in groups. You can search through hundreds of patterns in our growing database … Continue reading

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So Long, Marianne!

I love this cute knit dress designed by Christine Haynes. The Marianne has a 60’s vibe and can be made up easily in a variety of knits and styles.   The one I’m wearing is a practice muslin that I made to  check … Continue reading

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Sewing in Seattle!

My husband and I took a little trip to Seattle a few weeks ago. We attended the Sewing and Stitchery Expo at the Washington State Fairgrounds. I have never been to a  sewing/quilting expo in my life so this was … Continue reading

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Cascading Cardigan

This week I finished up all of my customer alterations in a timely manner, and took some personal time to make this (1 hour cardigan). Ha ha! It takes more than an hour to cut, sew, and topstitch, etc. But it … Continue reading

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Second Senna Dress

And here it is! Lindsay sent all of her pattern testers a final version of the Senna Dress, Skirt and Top. The testing process went quite well and I ended up with a wearable muslin that I posted earlier. Lindsay really … Continue reading

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My daughter, has just designed a T-shirt for Hot Topic!

This T-shirt design is by my daughter, an artist that goes by Pinkytoast. You can purchase this T-shirt at Hot Topic. They have an online store too. All T-s are 20% off right now. She’s been a very dedicated and … Continue reading

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One Cute Top from Two T-Shirts

This is a fun, quick top to make out of stretch fabric, such as Jersey knit or even two new extra large T-shirts from the dollar store! I’ve made several of these cute bow-back tops over the last few months … Continue reading

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Who wants to join in the fun?

It’s been awhile since I posted, but that’s because I’ve been busy making items for a Christmas Bazaar and doing a bit of traveling with my Mr. We enjoyed a great Thanksgiving holiday in Phoenix where it was wonderfully warm … Continue reading

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And the Winner is……

Thank you kindly for giving me suggestions and advice for pricing my handmade gifts for an upcoming Holiday Bazaar! I’ve randomly picked a number using the random generator gadget, and numbered the comments that were left in order of their … Continue reading

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