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Bare Essentials Bra Pattern from Jennifer Lynne Matthews-Fairbanks

Isn’t funny how you can look at something and be totally mystified by and it then try it out and realize you absolutely love it!  That is how I felt about bras.  They always seemed insurmountable to me (no pun intended haha) until I tried making a few on the simpler side and really fell…… Continue reading Bare Essentials Bra Pattern from Jennifer Lynne Matthews-Fairbanks

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Tracy Bee Top from Seen and Sewn Patterns

I had the chance to connect with Areille of Seen and Sewn Patterns over Instagram and was able to see her efforts into creating and launching her first pattern – Tracy Bee!  That is quite a feat so I was definitely impressed.  We got to talking and Areille so kindly gifted me her pattern that…… Continue reading Tracy Bee Top from Seen and Sewn Patterns

BBG · Fitness

BBG Fitness, Blue Apron and Fitness Sewing Patterns

A workout update is long overdue. As of writing this I am currently in week 6 of my second round of BBG (Bikini Body Guide). That means I am about to be officially almost halfway through.  Luckily this second round hasn’t been as tough as the first one but that isn’t saying much because it’s…… Continue reading BBG Fitness, Blue Apron and Fitness Sewing Patterns

Capsule Wardrobe · Sewing

Dune Top by Valentine & Stitch – Pattern Hack

I think at this point you may have a suspicion that I love patterns from Valentine and Stitch… or maybe I wasn’t obvious enough!  I didn’t venture too much into knits until I started sewing up their patterns.  It’s really been great and has given me a lot of confidence in sewing stretchy fabric.  My…… Continue reading Dune Top by Valentine & Stitch – Pattern Hack

Capsule Wardrobe · Sewing

Plantain Shirt Pattern from Deer and Doe – Free Pattern

I’m currently on a kick to sew up practical pieces for my work wardrobe.  There is so much to sew and so little time so I kicked off my first work wear pattern with the Deer and Doe Plantain Shirt Pattern with a ¾ sleeve and no elbow patches. I recently was able to enjoy…… Continue reading Plantain Shirt Pattern from Deer and Doe – Free Pattern

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Kwik Sew 3167 Misses Lingerie Lace Bra Camisole and Panties

This project has been sitting on my sewing table for quite some time now.  I was originally planning on sewing these with my girlfriends but we were only able to get through one and we haven’t been able to reschedule another session.  Luckily, due to a recent long weekend and lots of sewjo I finally…… Continue reading Kwik Sew 3167 Misses Lingerie Lace Bra Camisole and Panties