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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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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.

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Crêpe Myrtle Dress

Somewhat a delayed blog post on this dress, but that’s just how my summer has gone! So much happening day to day that I keep forgetting to blog it all. But I couldn’t go too much longer without posting about this. I’m calling it my “Crêpe Myrtle Dress” because Myrtle is the pattern and the fabric is all about Paris! …

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Lorelei Dress Blog Tour

Hi and welcome! I’m Darcie, aka Mimi’s Mom. You can read more about me here. I’m so excited to get to join the Lorelei Dress Blog Tour today! I met Elizabeth of E-beth Designs through a few Facebook groups, and I was thrilled to get to get to be part of the blog tour for her first women’s design. I was provided …

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Home Sewing Angie Dress

Here it is, my second and final Selfish Sewing Week Project! Nothing like the last minute for me, I finished my Home Sewing Angie Dress Saturday night right around midnight. I hadn’t made a Sis Boom Angie dress yet, and this seemed like the perfect fabric for it. And now that I have a dress done, I feel like I …

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Not A Real Green Dress!

“I’ll buy you a dress, but not a real green dress that’s cruel…” I had this song in my head for all of last week, and here’s why! My Jenny Dress Pattern Review! I LOVE green. Green is my color these days. The walls in my house are green. My peacoat is green, my windbreaker is green. I have a …

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Goodbye 2013, Goodbye RTW, Hello 2014!

Last post of the year! I’m saying goodbye to 2013, and with that I’m making a promise for 2014. Notice I said PROMISE? I do not make RESOLUTIONS. Mostly because I’m defiant by nature and don’t want to be told what to do. So… what’s my plan for 2014? Yep, no store bought clothes in 2014. I’m all signed up …

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Jersey Birthday Dress and Meeting a Project Runway Alum!

A blog article a month, huh? Well, I’ve been sewing and not updating enough. Here’s something I made this month! I had my birthday the Monday before Thanksgiving and was gifted with fabric shopping by my parents! Yay, fabric! On top of my shopping list was knits. I’ve totally been getting into knits lately, and had not nearly enough stashed …

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Summer of No Pants

Well, submission time for the Summer of No Pants contest has come to a close! Seeing all the submissions has been awesome, and (once I do the wash!) I should be set to wear skirts this summer. Luckily I have a decent collection already. I’m going to try to Instagram daily with the hashtag #sonp2013. You can follow me here! …