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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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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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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 …

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EYMM Think Fall Blog Tour

I’m joining the EYMM Think Fall Blog Tour today to post about the great Off The Shoulder Top & Tunic I sewed up! I have had this pattern for a couple months but still hadn’t had a chance to make it yet with summer weather being so hot. But I’m gearing up for Back to School in a week and a half …

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CraftingCon Guest Post for Harry Potter Month!

Today I’m excited to be guest posting over at Friends Stitched Together! Amy and Tasha have united with Maegen and Karen of  Mae & K for a cool new series called CraftingCon, celebrating all the things we love to love! And my family LOVES Harry Potter, which just happens to be the subject of the inaugural month! CraftingCon is part sewing competition, …