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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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More Lekala Testing, some undies and a little Jalie

So I am love the theory behind the Lekala patterns.  You put in your measurements….it gives you a pattern.  I’ve done a few tests.  All in all, I love it.  The bust tends to fit me dead on and I … Continue reading

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Testing Lekala 5202

 

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The Hotpatterns Love Continues – Two T-shirts and a Marrakesh in progress

You all are going to think that all I ever sew is Hot Patterns, but really…what’s not to love?!!!  Now that I have my basic fit alterations mostly down, and my sewing level has progressed that I can now deal … Continue reading

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HotPatterns Cote D’Azur #4 and the HotPatterns Denim Diva Trouser Jean

You’d think I’d be done with this pattern!!! Just to recap…. Here’s 1, 2 and 3.   These are in weekly or almost weekly work rotation. I had this awesome fabric from Needle Nook, in a gorgeous colors.  I cut out … Continue reading

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Hot Patterns Cote D’Azur Knit Top

Oh Hot Patterns Cote D’Azur knit top….let me count the ways in which you are spectacular! 1 .  Now that fitting is done, I can sew one up in a couple of hours (probably less time if I really rushed.) … Continue reading

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Hot Patterns Deco Vibe Artemis Knit Dress

On a facebook page I’m on, a group of us were talking about our goals for the year.  I was feeling rather goalless, as in there’s nothing big I want to accomplish in life.  My job is good, home is … Continue reading

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