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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

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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

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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

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Simplicity – New Look Pattern 6378 Misses’ Easy Kimono with Sleeve Hack

I wasn’t sure what I was going to sew for sleeve fest but with a little patience it all came together.  I had plans to sew a long kimono to wear with my Valentine and Stitch Dune Maxi.  I went shopping in the Downtown LA fabric district and picked up this beautiful yellow floral print…… Continue reading Simplicity – New Look Pattern 6378 Misses’ Easy Kimono with Sleeve Hack