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Retreats, Proms and Wedding Dresses

My Sewful Life extends out from this blog into the Coats and Clark Sewing Secrets Blog, the Indygo Junction Facebook Group and, occasionally, other great online spots for sewing, too. You'll find me showing up in several places this month! Schmetz Needles publishes a lovely digital sewing magazine called Inspired to Sew. True to its… Continue reading Retreats, Proms and Wedding Dresses

Handmade Wardrobe · me made may · sewing

Me Made May 2018 Week One + 3 Days

As promised, here's a recap of my Week One Me Made May 2018 posts! I'm thoroughly enjoying my commitment to wear something I've made every day. Watch for more Weekly Recaps every Friday! Are you joining in? I hope so. It's never too late! If you need some incentive, click here to find out why… Continue reading Me Made May 2018 Week One + 3 Days

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing · Sewing With Knits

Alabama Chanin-ish Stitching + A Giveaway

I did it! My first attempt at Alabama Chanin style reverse applique is done and I love it!! Texture Clothing's amazing knits were perfect for this project. You can enter to win some for yourself - there's a giveaway at the end of this post! When I first got a copy of Indygo Junction's Slight… Continue reading Alabama Chanin-ish Stitching + A Giveaway

Handmade Wardrobe · More Blogging, More Sewing · sewing · Tips, Tricks, Techniques

T-Shirt Sewing Tips + Lark Tee Winner

Since we've been talking about the Lark Tee for the last couple of weeks, I thought you'd appreciate a few more t-shirt sewing tips. Fortunately, I already have this written and it's on the Coats and Clark Sewing Secrets blog! DIY T-Shirt Sewing Tips + The Winner First things first! Christianne is the winner of the… Continue reading T-Shirt Sewing Tips + Lark Tee Winner

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing · Sewing With Knits

Lark Tee Number Four and Pattern Giveaway

This is my fourth make from Grainline Studio's Lark Tee pattern and I'm still convinced it's the best T-Shirt pattern ever! Seriously, the last tee pattern you'll ever need to buy. But, maybe you won't have to because I'm having a giveaway! You'll need to enter before noon on 5/4/18. More info below!! For my… Continue reading Lark Tee Number Four and Pattern Giveaway

Handmade Wardrobe · me made may · sewing

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

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing · Sewing With Knits

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

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing · Sewing With Knits

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

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing · Sewing With Knits

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

More Blogging, More Sewing · sewing

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