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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

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing · Tips, Tricks, Techniques · Tutorials

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 prettyΒ 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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More Blogging, More Sewing – Sew Your Own Road Trip Games

A post I wrote last Summer for Coats Sewing Secrets Blog just popped up on my Facebook feed and I thought it might be helpful for you. If you have a road trip planned, entertaining the kids along the way is usually a not-so-welcome challenge! You'll enjoy the tutorials I compiled for this post. They… Continue reading More Blogging, More Sewing – Sew Your Own Road Trip Games

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More Blogging, More Sewing – Gifts to Sew for Every Dad

The tutorial compilation post I recently wrote for the Coats & Clark Sewing Secrets Blog is all about gifts you can sew for Dad. ALERT: Father's Day is Sunday, June 18th! That means you have just a few more days to sew, but I think you can do these. Take a look. . . These… Continue reading More Blogging, More Sewing – Gifts to Sew for Every Dad

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Contests, Contentment & Confidence

Today is about encouragement! I hope that once you've read this, you'll sew more, post more, wear more and enter more. Because . . . Β if not now, when?! At the beginning of May, I made a personal commitment to wear something that I had made everyday. It was my response to the wonderful challenge… Continue reading Contests, Contentment & Confidence

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Me Made May 2017 – Week Four + Three Days

It's over. 31 Days of wearing something I made every day has come to an end and it was amazing! So, here's the overview of my Week Four, plus the last three days of May just to sewfully round it out! This is a bit long, so grab a nice beverage and settle in. There's… Continue reading Me Made May 2017 – Week Four + Three Days

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More Blogging, More Sewing – Sewing Survival Skills

With so many new graduates in the world right now, figuring out the perfect gift is essential! So, I thought I'd share a post I wrote for Coats and Clark's Sewing Secrets Blog last year. It's all about the survival skills that we sewists know an away-from-home grad definitely needs! Click here to enjoy my… Continue reading More Blogging, More Sewing – Sewing Survival Skills