• February Sewing Plans!

    I’ve been taking a step back this week and focusing again on my big sewing projects and wardrobe planning.  Last week’s Kids Clothes Week Challenge was a lot of fun, but it wore me out!  I’m just not used to sewing so much at once, definitely needed a breather.  I can’t believe I sewed all…

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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: Keyhole Neckline Waist Seam Bound Buttonholes Welt Pockets Raglan kimono sleeve According to the instructions I…

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  • 3 Patterns, 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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