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A Tale of Two Leopard-Print Skirts

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To be completely fair, I don’t have much to talk about those skirts, lol. I bought this leopard print from the remnants section at Hancock’s, and it cost me $2 dollars one yard. I cut this Butterick 5566 pencil¬†skirt out of it, and I think it looks very nice. It’s a little bit big, and […]

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A Fabric Swap Shirt – New Look 0947

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A few weeks ago I did some really fun: a fabric swap! My friend Jen Jenkins organized it all, she knows a lot of gals that sew, and she invited all of us to her home with our bags and bags of fabrics so we could all try to get rid of our scraps and […]

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Ikat Kenyan Mod Skirt – M7022

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I am very lucky to have wonderful friends, and this post is about one of them. My friend Shalese went to Kenya this summer and kindly offered to buy some fabric for me, since she was going to buy some fabric for herself.¬†When she came back, she arrived with a bag FULL of fabrics, and […]

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The Starry Night Moneta

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You know how I make a post with my sewing plans for the next month and usually stick with it? So halfway through this past month I just saw this fabric sitting in my stash (I bought it as a remnant last year) and I had to do something with it straight away. Initially I […]

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Bike Belcarra Blouse

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OH YES I DID IT. Another one. I’m not even counting anymore, is this my 5th, my 6th Belcarra? I DON’T KNOW. But it’s love and I can’t get enough of it. I grabbed this fabric from Girl Charlee fabric thinking it was knit (reading the description, why would I do that?) and was very […]

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September 2014 Recap

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Goodness, where did this year go? It’s already October, and I had another busy month! Surprisingly didn’t go anywhere this month. It was about time I spent some time at home! Which didn’t mean I’ve been any less busy, work has been crazy, and I took on some extra curricular activities (which I’ll talk about […]

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Winter, I love you.

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I’m in love. Head over heels, crazy crazy crazy in love. This sweatshirt creation was absolutely amazing from start to finish. From finding this lovely french terry on Fabric Mart, to the cutting and sewing and construction, seeing it all come together filled me with fuzzy feelings and love and all good things. I’m not […]

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My Top 5 Places to Buy Fabric Online

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(Not a sponsored post) Surprisingly, I do get asked a lot about where I shop for my fabric, and unsurprisingly, I also always want to know where people buy some of their awesome fabrics. So I decided to write this post to share some of my favorite resources online for shopping. Fabrics.com I shop a […]

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Gray Lace Belcarra Blouse

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If you are thinking “oh my god, did she make ANOTHER Belcarra blouse?” then you are right. I did. But let me remind you that last time I made one, I also told you that this is one of my favorite patterns ever. I LOVE it. It’s so easy to whip one up, it’s great […]

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Megan Nielsen Tania Culottes: Fail

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What is up with me and shorts that we just cannot get along? My last project that I considered a quasi-complete fail was a pair of shorts (which I saved by wearing it to golf). But this pair? It has no salvation because I MADE IT TOO SMALL. DAMN IT. I followed the instructions and […]

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