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Because it's all about the bags, 'bout the bags, 'bout the bags...  I made a Betty Bowler from Swoon Sewing Patterns as part of the Perfect Pattern Parcel #7!  Come read more about how Betty and I became the best of friends and what goes inside:
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You guys!  YOU GUYS!! I am beyond excited about today’s post!  The lovely folks at Michael Miller Fabrics (yes, THAT Michael Miller Fabrics) invited me to be a guest “counselor” for their new Kids Summer Craft Camp. The Michael Miller Fabrics blog is…

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Matinée Pattern Release Tester Tour :: Day 4
Today I'm at SNAP! Conference in Salt Lake City, so I'll get straight to my amazing testers' versions!: Stacey with  From a Box  made this cool peplum version with cap sleeves, and proved me wrong that the hem band was only for the dress!  I love how it pul...

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Perfect Pattern Parcel #2
Hanami Top or Dress by Straight Grain Hosh Pants by LoubeeClothing Celestial Tee by Figgy’s September Tunic & Dress by Too Sweets Patterns Caroline Party Dress by Mouse House Creations I'm not sure how anybody reading sewing blogs lately could have missed t...

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Willow & Co. - Clover Shorts
I could not resist using a gif to show how happy Arden was to take her new Clover Shorts for a test run! Yesterday I shared my Fawn Lily top, and today it's time to reveal my Clover Shorts!  These shorts, along with the Persimmon Dress and Top, are designed...

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Willow & Co. - Fawn Lily
So if you've been following along on my adventures in sewing of late, you may have heard me say that I was pattern testing in addition to trying to make my Kids Clothes Week sewing challenge.  I didn't make my KCW goals, but I had a really good reason - I w...

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Kids Clothes Week Day 7 - Marina Romper
I made another finish I can share during Kids Clothes Week - The Marina Romper by Cali Faye.  So that makes two out of four for my plans for the week. This is such a fun garment.  Arden immediately began swishing back in forth in the roomy romper.  The fabr...

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Kids Clothes Week Days 5 & 6 - Plodding Along
I figured I'd fall off the ball, or drop the wagon at some point during Kids Clothes Week.  I am accomplishing my hour a day, but trying to photograph and post all while working on other projects and at least attempting to have a life just isn't happening. ...

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Kids Clothes Week Day 4 - Ahoy Matey Matinée Dress Finish
Yay!!  It's Day 4 of Kids Clothes Week and I have my first finish!  Arden is doing a happy dance with me - or rather, she's "shimmying" as she likes to call it.  I can only guess she learned it in dance class? I had hoped to be a little further at this poin...

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Kids Clothes Week Day 3 - Ahoy Matey Matinée Dress
One of the added challenges of participating in Kids Clothes Week for me is that I work Monday - Wednesday, so that means I'm doing my hour of sewing well after dark and the kids are in bed.  This equates to crappy late night photos of a hanging garment tha...
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