3 Kid Patterns for All the Seasons

If you sew for kids like I do, I'm sure you appreciate patterns that are transitional and that you can sew all year round. It just so happens my last ...

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Breezy Lawn Skirts

Everyone has the occasional love affair with a piece of clothing. That special feeling when you could just wear that skirt, that dress, those pants everyday and never get tired ...

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All I want for Christmas is…

... fabric and time to sew! I decided to do some home dec sewing this year, to add some Christmas spirit to my house. In other words, I fell in ...

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To Top it Off…Two New Tops!

Remember my dream top that my daughter stole/borrowed?  Well, she agreed to give it back...with one condition.  Or two.  And they involved fabric and sewing, so I agreed!  Plus she ...

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How to Dip Dye Wool

Welcome back to part two of my coat making journey. Today, I am going to share how I  dip dyed the two-tone ombre hem. It is important to note that ...

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Project Street Style Fabric

Today's dose of happy is brought to you by the most fantastic parade of fabrics from CaliFabrics!  Recently I sewed up the entire Project Street Style collection of 7 patterns, ...

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A Simple Curved Hem

The weather is finally cooling here in Atlanta and I’m reminded that I don’t actually have a lot of cool weather running gear. Obviously, as someone who sews, this was ...

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Crushing on Velvet

Every holiday I stand in my closet and look for something that is both dressy and comfortable and this year I’m going to have some lovelies to choose from!  We ...

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5 Random Things I Sewed with Cali Knits

You know that drawer you have in the kitchen with all the random stuff in it? Rubber bands, pens, stamps, coupons, playing cards ... ours also has a plastic baby ...

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How To Break The Sewing Rules

Soooo...I did a thing. I broke the rules. I took a pattern that called for wovens and made it out of a knit instead. Cue the chiding and scoffing now. But ...

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New Fabrics Preview Video!

We're getting ready to add some gorgeous new fabrics! Take a look at a few of my faves.

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Rayon Challis Circle Skirt

Apparently, this is what it looks like when dreams come true.  The other day my daughter told me she was shopping and saw a chiffon maxi circle skirt that she ...

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A Winning Outfit for a Day at the Races

When I received an invitation to a company "Day at the Races" I knew just where to go for the perfect fabrics to whip up a winning outfit! I am ...

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Comfy Maternity Dress & Matching Shorts

Ah, pregnancy. It's that magical time in a woman's life where everything is uncomfortable and nothing fits. But in truth there's a lot to be excited about and thankful for ...

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A leotard for my tiny dancer

Back to school means back to ALL the activities and crazy nights of shuttling kids to and from each lesson and practice.  This girl is a die-hard dancer and loves ...

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Tips for working with Plisse

Earlier this year I tried my hand at sewing a new (new to me) kind of fabric called Plisse. I’m pretty sure you’ve seen it around as the texture is ...

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Sewing for my Husband with Aloha

I've mentioned before how much I love sewing the designer fabrics I find at Cali Fabrics, and how I like to see if I can sleuth out how the designer ...

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Leveling Up Your Sleepwear Game

Friends, I have a game changer to share today! I have leveled up my summer sleepwear and I am here to share how you can do it too! Flannel pajama ...

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