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Little Bunny Phoebe

“Little Bunny Foo Foo Phoebe Hopping Through the Forest….” Pattern: Phoebe Dress by Colette Patterns Fabric: Radiant Girl by Lecien Fabrics Year: 2016 Notions: thread, zipper, buttons, interfacing Time to complete: One day to cut, one day to make First worn: By my granddaughter in … Continue reading

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It’s all Happening in Queue for the Zoo

  Pattern: Archer by Grainline Studio Fabric: Liberty Tana Lawn “Queue for the Zoo” SKU: ZOO-G Year: contemporary, and classic Notions: thread, buttons, interfacing Time to complete: One day to cut, one day to make First worn: January 2016 between rainstorms Wear again? It’s … Continue reading

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Pea Coat Nouveau

Fabric: Navy Blue Wool and silky turquoise lining Pattern: Vogue 8884 View B Year: Classic (this design dates back to the 1700’s) Notions: Gold metallic buttons with a blue center Accessories: Hand crocheted scarf (made by me) Time to complete: a few weeks First … Continue reading

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Featured in Sewing World Magazine

Sewist.com, 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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All Sewn Up in 2015

Just some of the highlights of 2015! I pledged not to buy RTW clothes and made all of my own. I posted my makes to The Monthly Stitch, Kolabora, and Sewist as well as to my blog at Zibergirl.com. I … Continue reading

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Giraffe Pajama Pants

Handmade Pajama Pants for Daughter Number Three Pattern: Carolyn Pajamas by Closet Case Files Fabric: Cotton Knit Abstract Giraffe Fabric Year: 2015 Classic Pajama Notions: thread and waistband elastic Time to complete: One day First worn: December 25 by my daughter Wear again? She loves them! I won this … Continue reading

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Sparkly Holiday Wren

Just in time for the holidays, one of the prettiest dresses I’ve ever made! Pattern: Wren by Colette Fabric: Glitter Jersey, Black/Red SKU 9648-03 Year: contemporary, and classic Notions: thread and clear elastic Time to complete: Here and there and in between … Continue reading

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Holiday Stockings Using Sprout Patterns

It was so much fun designing unique holiday stockings for my family through Sprout Patterns and Spoonflower on their website. I selected colors and patterns that I thought represented each family member. Then I waited anxiously for the printed fabric … Continue reading

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How to make…. A Blouse with a Bow

Hello and Happy October! Before the weather turns cold, I wanted to make one last light-weight cotton blouse.  I chose Lekala 4452 for it’s vintage style and simplicity. There are only 5 pattern pieces, and no zipper, buttons, or facings. … Continue reading

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Winners!

Congratulations to all of the kind commenters during my celebratory month of September! There’s been a whirlwind of activities this past month with the marriage  of my step-daughter.  Friends and family came from all over the the U.S and as far … Continue reading

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