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Burke Brewer Goodson
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I'm Still Alive + OWOP 2014
Ya'll - I promise I'm still alive and kicking! With the fall starting back up my life has turned hectic again: my job started; I took on another once-per-week gig; I have two children's choirs at church plus a job as Music Associate to my hubby; I'm also wo...

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REVIEW: Swedish Hasbeens Fredrica
If you want to be a true seamstress, you must acquire the following: 1. A signature style or accessory 2. A knack for sewing for your body type 3. A robust Instagram following And finally... 4. Swedish Hasbeens I jest, of course, but seriously: Swedish Hasb...

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In the Groove
First, thank you all so much for the positive comments on my last post regarding body image. I think many sewists come to value their bodies more because they sew, and I'm pleased to know that I am not the only one who has struggled with these issues.  Seco...

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Sewing Plans A/W 2014
Hubby and I returned from a 10-day trip a week ago today. We went to Lake Junaluska in NC for Music & Worship Arts Week, and to Knoxville, TN to visit family.  If anyone tells you that visiting family = vacation, you should run far, far away from them.  Chr...

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TUTORIAL: An Evenly Stitched Centered Zipper
Ah, zippers. I believe there are certain techniques that make every seamstress of every skill level bow up with anxiety - sewing knits, sewing silk, buttonholes, and finally zippers. If you make woven garments, chances are you insert a lot-o-zippers. Last y...

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A Liebster Award!
Exciting news, ya'll! I was nominated for a Liebster Award by  C of Oh She Dabbles!  The Liebster Award is a way to recognize smaller blogs, and I'm so stoked! Bloglovin' also just notified me that I have 20 blog followers. Exciting things are happening! In...

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FINISHED: Colette Zinnia
I have concluded that Sarai just seems to know how to draft for the curvy feminine figure. I do not wear pencil skirts and it takes a special high-waisted skirt to flatter my lack of a highly defined waist. Enter Zinnia. Here's why the Zinnia is so flatteri...

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FINISHED: Deer & Doe Centauree
If you follow my  Instagram feed  you know that yesterday I was trying to decide which pattern to make out of a lovely 1" mint gingham.  Several bloggers recommended the Emery dress which was my first thought, but then someone mentioned the Centauree dress ...

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FINISHED: Megan Nielsen Tania Culottes
Every time I mention the word culottes my husband gets this look on his face and asks why I wouldn't just wear a skirt or shorts. I've composed a brief response to his inquiry: Culottes provide the coverage and security that a short circle skirt cannot. Cul...

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REVIEW: The Complete Photo Guide to Clothing Construction
I have learned a tremendous lesson since learning to sew: I am 100% a visual learner. I really wish I had figured this out a few years ago - I could have taken advantage of Craftsy classes and various books and saved myself a lot of mistakes. Live and learn...
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