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Fun Pumpkin Tee!

After much radio silence here, I have a quick blog post to drop! With a five week vacation and summer sewing sabbatical, I had a hard time returning to sewing and blogging and whatnot. But this week I did actually sew something, gasp! Ellie had a school field trip to the pumpkin patch with her first grade class, so obviously …

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Giverney Blazer

Just thought I’d drop in a quick post about a new release out today, the Giverney Blazer from Winter Wear Designs!

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Petal Perfect Skirt – Bundle Up Women

I’m working on stepping up my fashion game here. OK, I’m trying, anyway. Luckily for me, it’s the ladies’ turn for the Bundle Up sewing pattern sale from Pattern Revolution! The sale just started today, and I get to help kick it off with my Petal Perfect Skirt from Little Lizard King!

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Something New: The Pattern Exam

A group of bloggers launched something new today called The Pattern Exam! I have been furiously working behind the scenes for the last few weeks and neglecting my own blog (OK, I was doing that anyway) to get this ready. Another blogger came up with the awesome idea of testing various categories of sewing patterns out there and putting it …

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Circle Shrug Free Pattern

Happy Thursday! Today I have a really easy and customizable FREE pattern to share with you! I kept seeing a ton of these drape cardigans out there, but nothing in a circular shape like I see in a lot of knitting patterns. So I thought I’d put one together, and I’d give others the chance to grab it too. I’m …

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Bundle Up Girls!

I can’t resist when my favorite designers all get together for some awesome new pattern releases! The latest Bundle Up for Girls is a winner for sure. I found awesome patterns for both my girls, despite their differences.

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Huge DIY Resource – Ultimate Bundle!

I’ll be back in a few days with some actual made things for the new year. But today I wanted to pass on info about this super huge DIY bundle that just started today! It’s the Ultimate DIY Bundle, and it’s only available for 6 days!

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Time For More

Finally closing the blogging books on 2014 and ready for 2015! Ready? Well, whatever. It’s time.

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Orange Peppermint Sugar Scrub

My go to emergency gift for teachers and aunts and neighbors is a sugar scrub. Who doesn’t love relaxing and feeling good? This winter, I went with orange and peppermint! These are an awesome and thoughtful gift, plus all the ingredients can be found at Whole Foods or other market, and you may have most in your kitchen already.

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Capitol Hill Dress – Sew Fab Bundle

It’s Sew Fab Bundle time! An awesome time of year, right? This time it’s all about the Ladies! Ten all new women’s patterns! I got to test the Capitol Hill Dress by Straight Stitch Designs.