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This new round from RP custom fabrics will rock your world…quite literally! 

HI all! Hope this post finds you well, out there in your home, fabric land, the online sewing comminity, somewhere with more crazy kids than you know what to do with....or wherever you are. 🙂 happy summer! This is, hands down, my favorite time of year. Every year, around this time, "the funk" (seasonal depression)… Continue reading This new round from RP custom fabrics will rock your world…quite literally! 

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Swim into summer in gorgeous prints from RP Custom prints

Summer has arrived! Say hello to it in style with a beautiful new swimsuit or cover up! One of my favorite fabric shops, RP Custom prints, is running a flash round of swim fabric, board short fabric and jersey fabric. Theyre all made in the USA and are super thick and easy to sew up.  I… Continue reading Swim into summer in gorgeous prints from RP Custom prints

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Professional looking photographs without a DSLR or photographer. It IS possible!

Hi all! I'm still a relative newbie to the pattern testing and strike off world, but I like to think of myself as a quick study.  One thing I have discovered that all of us seem to struggle with at one point or another is photography.  Whether you're just starting out, transitioning to the next… Continue reading Professional looking photographs without a DSLR or photographer. It IS possible!

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Reblog: Getting flat bias necklines by Grainline Studio – perfectly explained!

Hi all! Occasionally, I come across a stand out tutorial while doing research for a project. I recently had a patten test that called for a bias tape/banded neckline. I have never been great at these, so I was a little nervous about it. Luckily for me, the pattern had an excellent explanation, but in my… Continue reading Reblog: Getting flat bias necklines by Grainline Studio – perfectly explained!

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Hip hop, you don’t stop. Hip hop, why not romp? Ellie & Mac’s newest pattern release hits all the right notes.

If you're a fan of quick, simple sews that breathe life into your kids' wardrobes...look no further!  This morning, Ellie & Mac released another fun pattern that's perfect for your little girls this summer. Its called the Hip Hop Romper pattern. This pattern is a pdf file, available for immediate download. Its available in sizes 12-18… Continue reading Hip hop, you don’t stop. Hip hop, why not romp? Ellie & Mac’s newest pattern release hits all the right notes.

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Rainbow baby carrier

A few weeks ago, I shared a small peek at a new project I was super excited about.  At that moment in time, the suspense was killing me....but I survived. 😉 I would like to proudly introduce you Flosstyle's new (and my first me-made) Kanga baby carrier! 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 I like doing pattern… Continue reading Rainbow baby carrier

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Sewing Tutorial: How to create a Reversible Lillebaby drool bib / topper / headrest cover using Laura Lough (square peg farm)’s FREE pattern! 

Hi everyone! I've posted several times how much I love the lillebaby bib and suck pad tutorial by Laura Lough here on WordPress at Square Peg Farm. Her tutorial is clean, concise and shows you how to create an amazing lillebaby accessories set.  I'm not hoping to reinvent the wheel here. Her tutorial is amazing and… Continue reading Sewing Tutorial: How to create a Reversible Lillebaby drool bib / topper / headrest cover using Laura Lough (square peg farm)’s FREE pattern! 

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The Easter dress

I don't know about you, but I've never been a big fan of Easter. I mean, I'm a fan of celebrating the religious reasons for it, just not the whole frilly dress up, overgrown bunny rabbit 🐰 and candy hunt parts. This year it's a completely different ball game.  So I must look at my… Continue reading The Easter dress

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My new weekly spotlight post / Mama Cassie top and dress by Made for Mermaids

Hi everyone! I've been kinda quiet on here lately, as I've devoted all my free time to working on clothing projects. I've been Sewing strike offs, pattern testing and creating custom items to sell in my Etsy shop. I have definitely found a new passion. I love creating Babywearing accessories, but there is a limit… Continue reading My new weekly spotlight post / Mama Cassie top and dress by Made for Mermaids

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Annelaine pattern testing

Hi everyone! It's been awhile since I've posted. Mainly, we have been busy with school, sick kids and everyday life. But I have also been doing a few fun things for work, such as pattern testing and sewing strike offs.  I was blessed enough to be part of a work at home mom's group on… Continue reading Annelaine pattern testing