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August 27, 2017

I love searching for colorful eye-catching fabrics!

When I walked into the fabric store, this beautiful fabric was draped on the mannequin. 

Because of the scarf pattern, I thought this would be a great Kaftan Scarf Top.

I decided to try to some pattern free sewing and I hemmed and joined the panels together.

I wanted to add a little more form, so I sewed the sides together.

I like the way it turned out!...

July 8, 2017

I was really thrilled to hear that my Cousins were going to throw a surprise party for their Mom.  As they were filling me in about the plans, I volunteered to design the invitations and a webpage for RSVPs.  My Cousins sent the specifications and some pictures to me and here is the final result.  We were all pleased with it and of course their party was amazing!!

Plus the party gave me an ex...

July 3, 2017

The Story: My good friend, Jennifer, gave me a Craftsy online sewing class for my birthday one year.  At that time, I had not really ventured into sewing garments, so I told her I’d have to work up to this.  I started the online class in January 2017 and I worked on it over several months.  Truth be told, I got discouraged and I sewed some easier projects in between.  Finally, after learning a bit mor...

May 2, 2017

Pattern: Simplicity Pattern 1100 Misses' Super Jiffy Cover Up in Two Lengths

Fabric:  Rayon Challis Blur Aztec Turquoise Rayon Fabric from JoAnn Fabrics.

Notions:  Items on the instructions.

How did it look compared to the pattern?  The same.

Were the instructions easy to follow?  Very simple and easy.  

Likes? Great project and easy to make!

Dislikes?  None

Pattern changes?  None

Wil...

April 5, 2017

Patterns: Simplicity Pattern 1164 Misses' Double Layer Wrap Skirt and Burda Style Pattern 6925 Tops, Shirts, Blouses

Fabric:  Multi Brushstrokes Stretch Charmeuse Fabric Silky Print and Lightweight Scuba Knit Fabric in Medieval Blue from JoAnn Fabrics.

Notions:  Items on the instructions.

How did it look compared to the pattern?  I used View D for the skirt. They both turned out the same....

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