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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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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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Betty Bowler – Pattern Parcel 7

We’ve made it to Pattern Parcel #7! And it’s the last parcel of the year with one of my favorite things to sew- handbags. When I saw the list of patterns this time, I knew what I needed to make. And I already had the pattern. The Betty Bowler by Swoon Patterns.

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One Thimble Issue 5

I have a very strict “No Christmas Before Thanksgiving” rule. I just broke it. Have you heard of One Thimble e-mag before? Such a beautiful magazine style collaboration! This is their fifth edition AND one year anniversary. It’s based out of Australia, so this special holiday edition has a fantastic beach vibe that feels so exciting and exotic to those …

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Around the World Blog Hop

6:46 am my Sleep Cycle alarm app goes off. I’ve got about 20 minutes before I need to be out of bed, so I glance at the notifications on my home screen. And then it suddenly hits me. I was supposed to do a blog post on Monday. It’s Thursday. So here I am. I took two kids to school. …

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Tweens Love Comfort – Pattern Parcel

Wow, today is the final day to get this Pattern Parcel! I hope you grabbed it! So many great patterns for all ages of girls! And stylish without being overly fluffy and ruffly! I sewed up two pieces that were almost made to go together – the EYMM Drape Top and the Greenstyle Yoga Pant – because tweens love comfort and …

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Mimi Dress – Pattern Parcel

It’s Pattern Parcel time! Are you as excited as we are?? Since this site is called Mimi’s Mom, I made my girls the Mimi Dress by Filles à Maman. Makes sense, right?? Aw, yeah.

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Hufflepuff Knight Hoodie – Perfect Pattern Parcel

I’ve been a huge fan of the Perfect Pattern Parcel since it started, so I was very excited to get to join the tour this time around! We got the preview of the bundle, and I immediately gravitated to the Knight Hoodie. It’s been a wishlist pattern for awhile! The picky son agreed, and requested in Hufflepuff colors. A Hufflepuff …

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Bundle Up Boys

My son is almost always excited when I sew for him, so I was thrilled to join the Bundle Up Boys Blog Tour! A chance to sew for him AND to get an early look at some of the awesome patterns that are debuting this month? Totally! The boys Bundle Up from Pattern Revolution is only running August 22-29, with …