Category Archives: Gifts

HotPatterns SuperFantastic Top, Cashmerette Appleton and a New Look 6415

It’s catch up time!!!   I made a Hot Patterns Superfantastic top for my mom!  It did turn out Superfantastically!  I used abalone buttons on it.  She lives in PA, so I mailed a muslin home to her so I … Continue reading

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Christmas Gift Sewing

There has been a whirlwind of activity going on in my sewing room for Christmas this year!  It’s been CRAZY.  It’s been so crazy that I haven’t had much time to do anything but work and sew for the last … Continue reading

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HotPatterns 1144 – Deco Vibe Sarine and Kwik Sew 3924

Here’s the finished product!  (I’m going to test out some pic sizes in this, so if you prefer one over another, let me know.  Wordpress used to just make them nicely…now I have to fiddle!  First up is without fiddling … Continue reading

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KS 1066…again, McCAlls 7249 and Kwik Sew 3793

Lots of sewing has been going on lately!    I decided that I wanted a black slip, so I made another 1066.  This was to go under McCalls 7249. This dress is a huge winner!  I want to make another … Continue reading

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LIngerie – Kwik Sew 3167 and Kwik Sew 2325

It’s been lingerie making season here!   I had a sewing marathon (…or was a it a sprint??) last weekend to make gifts for my friends bridal shower. Up first was Kwik Sew 2325… I made almost everything in this … Continue reading

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Upcoming Attractions

Coming soon to a blog near you…lingerie! One of my friends is getting married soon and I was invited to her bridal shower to be held on Sunday.  Immediately, I started wondering what to get her for a gift.  I’m … Continue reading

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Kwik Sew 4085

Kwik Sew 4085 is a tunic that has a “peplum” with the flaps that overlap forming an uneven hem.  My sister saw this pattern in her facebook feed and wanted it.  I told her that I’d make it for her … Continue reading

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Aprons, Aprons, Everywhere….Butterick 5474

After making the two Butterick 5474s for Christmas gifts, I knew I wanted one!!!   After Christmas, my favorite local fabric store for cottons had a sale going on, so I stopped in to find some more coordinating fabric.  Since … Continue reading

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The most wonderful time of the year….

If it’s sooo wonderful, why do I feel like it’s always soooo rushed?!!   Between work, home, sick puppy, general life, and the chaos that comes with mailing presents across country, I’ve been BUSY!!   In good news, I was able … Continue reading

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We interrupt whatever sewing may have been happening for important BREAKING NEWS!

Ha ha…there hasn’t been much sewing going on here.   A little more on that later, but first, a puppy update! Poor Camy has gone through soooo much in the last week.  I’ll save you the long saga, but she’s … Continue reading

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