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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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By Hand London: Anna and Charlotte Set

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Talk about an exciting make! I bought this fabric for a By Hand London Charlotte skirt and was terrified I didn’t have enough fabric to make this skirt. I even decided to skip the peplum part (which I was going to put at the bottom) because I didn’t think I had enough fabric, but in […]

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Sewing with Knits, Part 2: The Moneta Dress

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As soon as I finished my Mabel skirt I immediately went online to the Colette Patterns website and ordered their other pattern for knits, the Moneta. The Mabel was so easy and such a pleasure to sew, I was confident┬áto try something a little bit more complicated. And I was hoarding this knit fabric for […]

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New Baby Dresses on Sew Anita Etsy Shop

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The Sew Anita Baby Dress Shop on Etsy has been restocked! Head over there to check out some very cute little creations for the baby girls in your life. Sizes range from newborn through 6 months old, and there’s something for everyone’s taste and budget! And all dresses have been thoroughly inspected and approved by […]

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Cutting Table #3 – Fall Edition

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A month has gone by since I last wrote about what I have coming up next in terms of sewing projects. Believe it or not, I did not intend to finish all projects in a month, it just so happened this way. So as I wrap everything up for August, it’s time to start planning […]

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August 2014 Recap

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Wow, since the year started, August was the first month I was so incredibly busy, I completely forgot to write my recap till today… September 1st. But I remember just on the nick of time. I love writing those recaps,they are mostly for myself, unlike the rest of my blog with which I’m happy and […]

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Dream Vacation | Around the World in 5 Disney Parks

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I was just sitting on my sewing room, idly looking through my blog reader feed this afternoon, and then this idea came to my head: a vacation where I got to visit all Disney Parks in the world. Yes, it would be kind of sad to miss visiting the countries where all the Disney Parks […]

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Simplicity 1419 – The Ombre Dress

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This dress has actually been ready for about two weeks now… It just took me some time to get to photograph it and blog about it! A lot of you probably saw it on Instagram or Facebook, because I asked for your help in determining which color I should go with for the collar. There […]

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McCalls Fall 2014 Collection – Wishlist

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New patterns! McCalls just sent out the very anticipated email with all of their new pattern offerings for fall! And after seeing all the fall offerings from Vogue, Butterick, and now McCalls, I have to say it… even though I’m a big fan of winter and cold, the colder weather patterns just don’t do it […]

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