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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....

April 2, 2017

Pattern: Simplicity Pattern 1281 Misses' Jackets in Two Lengths, Belted Cape & Capelet

Fabric:  Purple Silk Tweed from Fabrique on sale! I went to so many stores looking for the right fabric and I finally found this at the last place I visited. 

Notions:  Items on the instructions including black thread and Simplicity Faux Leather Trim.  I added a Mystery Maracuja tag. 

How did it look com...

December 31, 2016

The inspiration for this project was my friend Jennifer's birthday.  I figured I could just make a poncho based on my cream colored cape, but I went searching for a pattern instead. It took me a while to decide on one, but I ended up buying Butterick B5993 - Misses' Shawls and Cowl-Neck Tops.

Fabric:  African inspired cotton from Fabrictopia, Nicole Miller Silky Solid Crinkle Fabric-Black 100% Pol...

December 31, 2016

I am on a mission to build a wardrobe with timeless pieces that I sew myself.  

One day I stopped in Helen Enox Fine Fabrics in OKC and I was just looking around for inspiration and I saw this wool cape on display.  The fabric felt so good, so I started looking at it to see if I could sew something like this.   Luckily, the lovely ladies in the store were more than willing to help. They measured me and...

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