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It’s finally finished!

Part of my #makenine 2019 Challenge is this pattern, Islander Sewing Systems Jacket Express. I have made this pattern before here. This time though, I was determined not to make the same mistake again. (Putting the buttons and buttonholes on the wrong sides - seriously!!!!) If you would like to read and see the photos… Continue reading It’s finally finished!

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Sewjo: Lost and Found

It's a strange thing when you have lost interest in something that you usually love to do.   There was an odd dullness in my life these past few weeks because of the passing of our Wonderful Mother - my Biggest and Most Loving Supporter.  She was someone who constantly asked what was new in… Continue reading Sewjo: Lost and Found

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I learned something new…

Just by chance actually!  As a matter of fact, I learned a couple of things. I've decided I need more dresses in my life (again).  I also noticed that IG is having a #sewtogetherforsummer Challenge that I can participate in - if I get my entry done by June 21st.  I do not like deadline… Continue reading I learned something new…

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Finishing that friggin’ UFO … (Part 2)

I apologize for not posting sooner.  I did continue working on my Sister's shirt/jacket during the last week, the final chapter of my Sister's Sewing Projects, although I am sure she will eventually think of something else for me to do!  I am using Simplicity 5455, a pattern from 2003.  I started it here using two wonderful fabrics,… Continue reading Finishing that friggin’ UFO … (Part 2)

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The Big Decisions.

The weather today was so changeable, I sat here this morning trying to decide if I should put the laundry on the clothes line... or take photos for my blog.  What should I do?   You might remember last post I was fighting to make my dress pattern work with my fabric and my body.  That… Continue reading The Big Decisions.

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Pondering buttonholes…

I have been pondering buttonholes...  but first let me tell you about one of the best Craftsy courses I have taken, Sew Better, Sew Faster, featuring a pattern from Islander Sewing Systems, Jacket Express #218.  (Not being paid to say this neither, just my opinion!) I have taken about a dozen Craftsy courses - some… Continue reading Pondering buttonholes…