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Why You Should Join Me Made May 2018

Last May I signed up for Me Made May and committed to wear something I'd made every day! I wasn't actually sewing things to wear every day, just mostly honoring my Handmade Wardrobe by choosing something I'd already made. My photo-hubby took pictures of me every day for posting and it was all amazing!! You… Continue reading Why You Should Join Me Made May 2018

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The Lark Tee Giveaway – Tee Number Three

I'm back with more reasons why Grainline Studio's Lark Tee is the best t-shirt pattern ever! And, there’s a PDF Pattern giveaway you can enter. Just comment on this post, on Instagram and Facebook before Noon PT on 5/4/18. More info at the end!! Luxurious Octopi My third Lark Tee make for my Sewing With Knits class… Continue reading The Lark Tee Giveaway – Tee Number Three

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Lark Tee Number Two & The Giveaway

This is the story of the second tee I made from Grainline Studio's Lark Tee Pattern. It's the last t-shirt pattern you'll ever need and, there's a PDF Pattern giveaway you can enter. Just comment on this post, on Instagram and Facebook. More info at the end!! If you haven't read about my Cotton and… Continue reading Lark Tee Number Two & The Giveaway

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The Best T-Shirt Pattern Ever Giveaway – Tee One

This is it sewing seekers . . . the last T-Shirt pattern you'll ever need to buy! And, there's a pattern giveaway for you to enter!! I have a lot to say about this, so let's get started . . . Grainline Studio's Lark Tee is so fabulous and such a bargain. Four necklines, four… Continue reading The Best T-Shirt Pattern Ever Giveaway – Tee One

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Six Spring Handbags – More Blogging, More Sewing

Over in my alternate blogging life, I pulled together a compilation of six Spring Handbag tutorials for my latest Coats & Clark Sewing Secrets blog post. It's full of fun little bags, that are bright, cheery and sewfully fun to make! I'm planning to make one of these cute little Cross Body Zipper Totes. Isn't… Continue reading Six Spring Handbags – More Blogging, More Sewing

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Hemming Knits Without a Struggle

Or should I say without tearing out every hair on your head??? You know that awful wavy, pleaty thing that happens when you hem knit fabrics? Well, I've got a simple method for hemming your knit makes that you'll love and use forever. And, the sun will shine, and birds will sing and your thighs… Continue reading Hemming Knits Without a Struggle

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In Love With a Kimono

Sew Caroline's Florence Kimono was one of the patterns I chose for the Sewing With Knits class I taught at the Sewing & Stitchery Expo in February. I didn't know it would begin a love affair . . . with the pattern . . . but it did. It was super easy and fun to… Continue reading In Love With a Kimono