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Inroducing The Montavilla Muumuu PDF Pattern!

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Inroducing The Montavilla Muumuu PDF Pattern!

Photo by Molly Quan (Robert Kaufman fabrics).           Hello fellow sewists! Summer seems to be closing in on us in my neck of the woods, but the heat continues. Once again, I come a little seasonally late with my newest pattern but like I said - the heat continues. Meet the Montavilla Muumuu sewing pattern (#Montamuumuu). The long version of this dress was inspired by the Hawaiin muumuu however, I added a mini dress and top for some versatility and options.      I first designed the long dress with the idea that the front vents/slits at the hem and the long...

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Introducing My Latest Pattern - The Tabor V-Neck!

Introducing My Latest Pattern - The Tabor V-Neck!

       Meet my latest pattern - the versatile Tabor V-neck! Some of you may have already met and possibly ordered this pattern a bit too early as I absentmindedly made it go live a few weeks before it was due to debute (apoligies to those of you who made your purchases then). Both the pdf and paper patterns are now available in my shop (shipping May 29th).  AND... I always have a sale going on around the time I release a new pattern so all the more reason to check it out.       Anyhow, I must have made the error in my rush to...

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The Indiesew Fall/Winter 2017 Collection Blog Tour

Indiesew Fall/Winter 2017 Blog Tour

The Indiesew Fall/Winter 2017 Collection Blog Tour

           Hey all! I'm back on the Indiesew blog tour! I am a lucky lady because my Burnside Bibs pattern was chosen as part of the Indiesew Fall/Winter 2017 Collection. If you aren't familiar with Indiesew collections, Allie Olsen(the genius behind Indiesew) puts together a seasonal group of patterns and fabrics offered on her site and sells the patterns as a bundle - a mini collection and a larger complete collection. They are always accompanied by a blog tour featuring some inspiring sewing bloggers. I am always happy to be a part of bundle sales blog tours as it gives...

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The Release Of The Burnside Bibs Pattern!

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The Release Of The Burnside Bibs Pattern!

    Hello everyone!       I can't believe it's that time again! Time to release a new pattern, have a sale and write a blog post. I'm so excited to introduce the Burnside Bibs overalls pattern!  Before I get into the details of the pattern may I just say that true to form, I am already second guessing myself. This time, it's not about the pattern itself but rather the name. "The Burnside Bibs" is starting to sound a little to me like a condition. "I'm sorry, I can't go out with you because I have the Burnside Bibs." OR...

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A Thailand Vacation With A Bit Of Textile Shopping And Research

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A Thailand Vacation With A Bit Of Textile Shopping And Research

          Hello all and happy spring!      Last week I returned from my much needed spring break trip to Thailand and I am just now settling back into the swing of things. I always forget how bad the jet-lag is coming back. Before I left, I was tired of staring at the same walls in my house and needed to get away (working from home will do that to a gal). Now I'm just tired from traveling but I am also refreshed and ready to get back to work.      Anyhow, we had a great...

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