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DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Indie sewing patterns, Pants, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns, Tops, Vintage patterns

Well! How’s your Designin’ December 2020 going?

It's going very well for @sewordinary of Instagram.  I think her Designer Copy is a perfectly lovely, classic style! How's my Designin' December going, you ask? It's all over the place!  LOL! Perhaps you remember from my last blog post here, I switched from this beautiful Oscar de la Renta skirt to a classic pair… Continue reading Well! How’s your Designin’ December 2020 going?

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DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns, Vintage patterns

Designin’ December 2020 Update!

We have our first three entries now!  Let me show them to you! First on Instagram @mountaintopsewing - who used Chanel as her inspiration and made a Designer Copy of this Jacket and top, complete with bag, bling and nail polish! Next, we have @intostitches, on Instagram, who used a Burberry trench coat as the… Continue reading Designin’ December 2020 Update!

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DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns, Vintage patterns

Who are our generous Designin’ December 2020 Prize Sponsors?

Again!  My favourite post of the year ... when I reveal the generous DESIGNIN' DECEMBER 2020 PRIZE SPONSORS! There are so many, I'm not going to make this a long post by talking too much - let's just get to it - our DESIGNIN' DECEMBER 2020 PRIZE SPONSORS!  Check out their websites, browse around, pick out the… Continue reading Who are our generous Designin’ December 2020 Prize Sponsors?

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DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Fabrics, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns, Skirts, Tops

Designin’ December 2020!

The DESIGNIN' DECEMBER Sewing Challenge is FIVE years old!  I wonder how much that is in cat years? 🙂  This will be the 5th year that I have been sizing up all the fashions in the stores, magazines, online or on the runway. All the while thinking ... "Why buy when you can make it… Continue reading Designin’ December 2020!

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1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Fabrics, I made it!! 2020, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, sewing patterns, Tops

Time for tops! The Folkwear Old Mexico Dress

I am still finishing off replacing some of my casual wear.  One of the summer tops I am making is the "Old Mexico Dress/Top" from Folkwear.  I won this pattern on IG through the @sewover50 giveaway #so50sewalong.  Love @sewover50, you should check it out! My sewing partner @auntie_pauwa_sews won the same pattern and finished her's… Continue reading Time for tops! The Folkwear Old Mexico Dress

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How to Sew a …

Have you ever tried googling that?  Just start typing it and see all the choices that pop up?  Blogs ... YouTubes ... I've been sewing since Grade 8 (I think).  I have always tried everything, didn't matter whether I failed or succeeded, I just kept on going.  In the beginning, I followed the instructions word… Continue reading How to Sew a …