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Stasia Dress to Peplum Hack – A Tutorial

Pattern Testing has always sounded like an enjoyable adventure. So I was excited when Meg of Sew Liberated Designs was looking for testers for her new Stasia Dress and Tee. I’ve used Meg's patterns before and knew this would be great. And, it was! I love the Stasia Dress and Tee!! It's a beautifully designed pattern… Continue reading Stasia Dress to Peplum Hack – A Tutorial

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DIY Sports Bras – More Blogging, More Sewing

I'm sewing like crazy these days! Pattern testing, new vacation clothes, a dress for my auntie - there are loads of fabulous fabrics flying through the machines!! So much sew that I haven't had much writing time, but I did get another tutorial compilation post done for the Coats and Clark Sewing Secrets blog. The… Continue reading DIY Sports Bras – More Blogging, More Sewing

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Sewing Swimwear Fabric – More Blogging, More Sewing

In my Coats and Clark Sewing Secrets blogging life, the buzz is all about their new stretch thread, Eloflex. It's a well-deserved buzz because this thread is fabulous! Since knits and swimwear have been specialties for me for years, I wrote a post for Coats with hints for sewing with swimwear fabrics. These same hints… Continue reading Sewing Swimwear Fabric – More Blogging, More Sewing

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Stitch ‘n Pitch – My Knitful Life

When I’m not sewing or sleeping, I’m usually knitting and I love going to the Seattle Mariners Stitch ‘n Pitch event each Summer. This is a night at the ballpark for knitters and stitchers of all kinds and it began right here in Seattle. If you've never gone, you can come with me today! For… Continue reading Stitch ‘n Pitch – My Knitful Life

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Super-Simple Straight Summer Skirt Tutorial

When it comes to cool, comfy, quick and trendy, the Super-Simple Straight Summer Skirt has it all. It's an easy "draft", easy sew make that might become a staple for you. Perfect for a newbie sewist, it would make a great first project! And, if you're already a sewist, this will seriously only take about… Continue reading Super-Simple Straight Summer Skirt Tutorial

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Kantha Stitched Tote – More Blogging, More Sewing

To keep up with my new addiction to hand stitching, I found a fabulous tutorial written by Sara of the Radiant Home Studio blog. Sara has a way of making blah, blank, craft store totes into amazingly gorgeous carry-alls. Her designs are pretty irresistible! I chose her Kantha Stitch Pocket Tote Upgrade tutorial for the recent… Continue reading Kantha Stitched Tote – More Blogging, More Sewing

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Add Hand Stitching – More Blogging, More Sewing

I'm on the Make It Coats Sewing Secrets blog today with one of my passions - hand stitching! You'll recognize both of the garments if you followed me for Me Made May, but one of them has a fabulous new addition.  In the Summer time, I love having take along projects lined up, so I… Continue reading Add Hand Stitching – More Blogging, More Sewing

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Bang! 4th of July Pattern & Fabric Sales

Why am I awake at midnight?? Because I have to tell you about a few sales before I can sleep.  I can't be the only one shopping before the fireworks, right?! Girl Charlee Fabrics Expires at midnight on July 4th. Free shipping applies to addresses within the contiguous USA only. Get on this! Their prices… Continue reading Bang! 4th of July Pattern & Fabric Sales

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More Blogging, More Sewing – Summer Sewing School

I'll be back to blogging in a few days as my hubby-nursing duty comes to an end. Recovery is going well!  In the meantime, I think you'll enjoy the tutorial compilation post I wrote for the Coats and Clark Sewing Secrets blog on teaching kids to sew. Summer is the perfect time to pass on… Continue reading More Blogging, More Sewing – Summer Sewing School

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Sale Shopping – Patterns & Fabrics

Too good to not share!! Most of these are just for a couple of days - HURRY! McCall & Butterick Patterns $1.99 each. I bought these two!! Click here to visit the web site.  The Sewing Workshop Fabrics are on sale! Click here to shop lots of fabulousness.  And, check out Girl Charlee. Great knits and… Continue reading Sale Shopping – Patterns & Fabrics