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March Marches On

I have several things to share with you that I have been working on during the first few weeks of March. First, just let me say that I tried out for the position of a Bernina Ambassador, but I wasn’t selected. … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Riding that Train….

I’m so impressed with all of the entries for the Indie Dress Contest! There are some awesome makes using unique indie patterns. Many of which are brand new to me. It’s so neat to see what they look like on real people! Here … Continue reading

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Me-Made-May for Him

I have made my husband a few shirts, but non of them were winners in his book, either because of the fit or the fabric choice. I was determined to get it right this time, and make him a great … Continue reading

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Indie Patterns and Supplies!

The Monthly Stitch Indie Pattern Contest is just weeks away! Are you deciding what to  make and what Indie Pattern to use? I am! I’m so excited to join in the fun this year. I have a couple of favorites: Colette … Continue reading

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Sewing Contests Coming Up In June!

Hi sewing friends! The Monthly Stitch has just announced this year’s Indie Pattern Contests during the month of June 2015! There are tons of great prizes and discount codes from the sponsors. I want to encourage everyone to join in … Continue reading

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Thank you for your votes!

Even though I didn’t win during The Monthly Stitch Sewing Challenge, it was great fun to play along. Many of the sewers had outstanding and creative garments in the weekly challenges, so it was really hard to choose. I appreciate any … Continue reading

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Time to Vote!

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