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The Posh Top: George & Ginger Pattern Company

For my final version, I used this gorgeous green glitter print from Aurora Design Fabrics. I love how it seems to sparkle, even though it's just an illusion. I also used Aurora Designs white cotton Lycra for the trim. The green was one of my favorite colorways and was part of my surprise box from Brandi this month. I'm so glad I got a Christmas-y color, as now I have a shirt to wear for holiday things that is both comfortable and dressy. You can find the glitter custom round here: Aurora Design Fabrics Pre Orders but be sure and head over there very soon, as they will be closing on the 9th of December!

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Sincerely Sawyer Pattern: George & Ginger Pattern Co

This sweater is one of the most adorable things I've seen so far this fall/winter. I love the sleeve detail. And the pattern is written so that it would be easy enough to switch it up and do no ties at all or ties on both shoulders, if you so choose (I think I'm going to try both at some point!) I've used ribbon for a tie, as well as fabric, and they both work as well as the other. Another option for the tie would be to use bias tape

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Urban Legs: Ellie & Mac Patterns

Hi everyone! Thanks so much for stopping by! It's been a little while since I did a post about Ellie and Mac. This isn't due to a lack of testing with them, simply life moving too fast for me. But tonight we wrapped up another fun test and I wanted to share it with you all! Say hello to the brand new women's Urban Legs Pattern! 

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Julianne Blog Tour: DIBY Club

Hello and welcome! Thanks so much for stopping by! I'm thrilled to be a part of the Do It Better Yourself Club's Julianne blog tour and can't wait to share my version with you! Please stay tuned (or scroll down) all the way to the end, as there are a couple giveaways included in the… Continue reading Julianne Blog Tour: DIBY Club

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Rave & riot: a love story

Every Hello everyone! Thanks so much for coming by! I've been a bit busy as of late, but wanted to be sure and share one of my latest pattern test with you, as it's an incredible one! I'm a big fan of Kristi, over at George and Ginger Pattern Company. Every time I test for… Continue reading Rave & riot: a love story

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Beanpop’s Zombies go back to school, Duck Butt style

I recently achieved something I've only ever dreamed of....I managed to sew up one of my fabric strike offs FOR a pattern test! If you do pattern testing and strike off sewing(or know about them), you know that finding a balance is key, but seldom do the two end up overlapping perfectly. I've always run into scheduling issues before. This time, Katie (Wilson, of Duck Butt Designs) was gracious enough to allow me to share little sneaks of the Duck Butt Designs project throughout the week, so that I could share my pretties from the ladies over at Beanpop, too! I'm pretty darn excited about it all, too!

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Small Business Feature: Ellie & Mac – (Bonus: 2 pattern tests and a sale!)

  *This post may include affliate links Hi all! Welcome back to those of you who are returning, and to those of you just joining me, it's nice to "meet" you! Thanks so much for stopping by! I've been a big fan of Lindsey Essary and her company, Ellie and Mac for awhile now. (You… Continue reading Small Business Feature: Ellie & Mac – (Bonus: 2 pattern tests and a sale!)