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November 27, 2017

A Sewing Project Recap of Simplicity Pattern 1318: Misses Kimono Jackets

November 15, 2017

The Story: This top looked like something I could make with some leeway around the fit. Since it wraps and ties, then I can adjust the size easily. I also really like wrap around tops, so I wanted to give this one a try. I also discovered a fashion designer based in Ghana who designed magnificent garments featured in the Vlisco Anniversary Fashion show – Stylista. Her designs are exquisite and beautif...

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...

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