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Vintage 1950’s Seahorse Embroidered Beach Jacket, McCall 1524

I bought this Vintage 1950’s Beach Jacket pattern, McCall’s 1524 on Etsy and really lucked out. I fell in love with the lines of this simple jacket pattern- not even realizing it had embroidery- and seahorses at that! The pattern contained intact (and fully functional) embroidery pattern transfers! So perfect for Florida! It couldn’t have come at a more perfect time either. I scooped up this pattern right …

Summer Silk Top McCall’s 6960

This summer silk top was made at the very end of last summer and somehow missed my blog lineup.  Now that the weather has warmed up It’s back in rotation.  I picked up this beautiful beige and cream abstract silk print locally at Cynthia’s Fine fabrics in Tamarac.  It’s a silk blend with a bit of lycra added which makes it so wearable-very little wrinkling and easily washable.  …

Summer Sewing-Tie Front Tank McCall’s M6960

; I’m so happy to have power back!  No internet or sewing for almost two weeks.  On the plus side, I got in a ton of reading and worked on some new embroidery projects. Today I thought I’d share one of my summer makes, a tie front tank McCall’s 6960, View D.  A great little set of tank and tunic pattern’s with nice options. This was a quick …

Back to School Sewing

Nigel just started kindergarten last week and I’ve been busily sewing for school as our summer slowly comes to an end. I’m finishing up two polo shirt’s using the perfect polo from Blank Slate patterns and finished this make, a new backpack,  just in time for school. I started on it during last month’s KCW but never got around to finishing it. I went with a British/Nautical theme for Nigel’s …

My Navy Linen Capri’s

I can hardly believe it’s already 2014, this year has just flown by.  This year marked the first time that I focused on sewing practical clothes for myself.  I did a lot of hand sewing and embroidery when I was younger and made yearly Halloween costumes, my favorite holiday as I love any excuse to dress up, as well as some historical costumes, mainly Regency, some Elizabethan corsets …

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