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Linda Coan
Sewing is not just my hobby, it is my art.
Sewing is not just my hobby, it is my art.

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How a hat makes a costume; Pioneer Bonnet!
Liz modeled the bonnet for me, and she's just too cute in it!  It really is one size fits all.  Although it's for me, I may have to save it for her for some later use. I've so enjoyed being a volunteer for Girl Scouts this last year, so when I was invited t...

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Detachable Wings!
Short blog today, but with extra pictures!  Leading up to Grandma's 70'th birthday party, I've been sewing my heart out finishing grandma's present, and also finishing up Liz's new party dress.  This is the second variation I've done with this dress, and it...

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OOOO(h)! Making Lei's
Sometimes it is amazing when we realize how much life is running right by us.  My daughter just turned 7, and in a few weeks my mother will be turning 70!  I am so glad that she moved closer recently so I can visit her more. :D For her birthday, there is a ...

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Summer/Fall "Dragon" Wardrobe
I've done more sewing in the last 15 days than I have in the last 15 weeks! I've posted pics of some of the wardrobe as I've gone along. Finally, I got it done.  It's all knits, but the they vary a bit.  There are 3 nice cotton jerseys (though the magenta i...

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Kids pick the darndest fabrics!
First off, I'd like to say how happy I am to be back at my sewing machine!  And with a new serger to use on knits, making Liz a 5 piece all knit wardrobe is proving to be fun AND a good learning experience with the new machine. So you can see here the secon...

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Summer knit dress, she loves dragons!
Here is Liz's new summer dress, part one of her Summer/Fall wardrobe I'm hoping to make her this month. While out doing errands the other day, we stopped by Jo-anns to pick up some thread for another project, and I noticed they had a McCall's pattern sale. ...

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Birthday Dress, Liz is Elsa!
My little girl is turning 7! Where does the time go.  I mean seriously, I have "Sunrise, Sunset" going through my head tonight, lol. So Liz requested a costume party for her birthday, and she wanted to dress as Elsa from Frozen.  She said she wanted it for ...
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