Category Archives: vintage

Holiday Coat Made in 2012

This is my go-to holiday coat! I wore it today 12-2015 and still got tons of compliments! I didn’t wear the silly hat, or fancy shoes. ūüôā This is how we used to set up our weekly blog posts for … Continue reading

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Sewist: The New Sewing Social Network

It’s been a little over a¬†month since the new Sewist.com 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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Let’s Start the Party with a Giveaway and Blog Hop

I have way over 500 followers either through email, Bloglovin, or other ways that you might¬†follow, so it’s time to start the party! I’ll be giving away at least 10 cute little handmade business card holders to folks that comment … Continue reading

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Classic and Casual Carolyn Pajamas

Update: I was eliminated in round four. ūüė¶ One of these talented ladies: Leah, Shannon, or Teresa, will win the grand prize during round 5. Here’s my entry for Round Four¬†of the Super Online Sewing Match II: The Carolyn Pajamas … Continue reading

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The Best Thing I’ve Ever Sewn

I’m competing in the Super Online Sewing Match II hosted by Sew Mama Sew and I have made it to Round Four. In between each round the contestants are asked to answer a sewing related question. For Round Four, the … Continue reading

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Cuna Caravan Tote and Pouch

Here’s my entry for Round Three¬†of the Super Online Sewing Match II:¬†The Caravan Tote and Pouch. Kudos to Sew Mama Sew for coming up with another¬†project that allows¬†us to give it our personal touch. I’m thoroughly enjoying competing with such … Continue reading

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The Marianne Dress for Round 2 of SOSM

Here’s my entry for Round Two of the Super Online Sewing Match II. All eight¬†of the remaining contestants were sent the Marianne Dress pattern by Christine Haynes and a gift certificate to purchase fabric at FabricWorm.com. I love their selection … Continue reading

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A Rose by Any Other Name….

What pattern did you use?¬†For my New-To-Me dress I chose the Cambie Dress by Sewholic. ¬†I liked this pattern because of the sizing that is made especially for the pear- shaped gal. Now that’s me! I’m always grading smaller at … Continue reading

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Fun in a Field of Dandelions Dress

Here’s my entry for the Indie Pattern Month Contest for Dresses. I hope everyone is having fun sewing up all their entries for the contests this month. I know I am! Pattern? Why did you choose it?¬†I used Lekala Sewing … Continue reading

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