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Holiday Sewing Patterns & Gift Ideas

Every year I tell myself I’m going to take it easy and not add extra projects to my docket- but as the Christmas season approaches, I get excited and want to make all the things! This year I do plan to keep it minimal- just a few handmade gifts for my parents- but I now […]

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Claire Shaeffer Couture Jacket- Part 1,Toile

I’ve just started on my Claire Shaeffer Custom Couture Collection Jacket from Vogue Patterns, V8621.  This is my first challenge to myself for the New Year!  The pattern gives wonderful couture hand sewn instructions and the jacket itself features: According to the instructions I measured at a 14, I wear a 6 in RTW clothing.

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3 Sewing Patterns in 3 Months!

This morning was our Sunday ritual of yummy breakfast (homemade waffles & smoothies) followed by a visit to my husband’s folks.  I think we’re one of the rare lucky couples who love each other’s parents and really all get along. Our parents live only a few minutes from each other and get along fabulously too!

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Organizing and Planning my Sewing

Today was a cleaning/organizing day (+ a ton of laundry and toy cleanup) that I needed to catch up on since I’ve been relaxing for vacation!   I weeded through my closet, set aside a bag for donations, a bag for mending, and a bag for pieces that have nice fabric that I can reuse

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