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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!

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Dresses, Fabrics, I made it!! 2018, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns

New Look 6803 – The Day and Night Dress Challenge, Part 1

Where has the week gone!  We had a holiday on Monday ("Family Day"), which I spent watching movies and sewing ... then it was back to work and not knowing what day it was - pure chaos! But I have finished 1/2 of my Day and Night Dress Challenge - the "Day" part - it's… Continue reading New Look 6803 – The Day and Night Dress Challenge, Part 1

Cardigans, Dresses, Fabrics, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns

But I can do this!

  I was all set to cut and tape my Itch to Stitch Lisbon Cardigan.  You probably know the one.  Almost everyone has already made one! I was all set to cut out this beautiful knit print that I purchased last August.  Yes, it's a few months old, not my oldest fabric though!  This is… Continue reading But I can do this!

DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, I made it!! 2016, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns, Skirts, Tops

No mistletoe, just a Christmas tree.

My sister suggested I use mistletoe as a prop in my next blog photo session.  Sorry sis, I have no mistletoe, but I do have a Christmas tree and my finished DESIGNIN' DECEMBER Copy! I decided in the beginning of the year that I wanted to copy this Designer Original top. and this Designer Original skirt. I… Continue reading No mistletoe, just a Christmas tree.

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Fabrics, Sewing, sewing patterns, Skirts

It was a cutting weekend…

... but I had a chance to sew too! I was cutting out my DESIGNIN' DECEMBER outfit, when I realized that I did not have any lining in my fabric stash at all!  Oh poor me, this meant a trip to the fabric shop on Black Friday weekend! I found this lovely lining.  I wish… Continue reading It was a cutting weekend…

Sewing, Sewing Challenges, Vintage patterns

Vintage Sewing Pattern Pledge and MAGAM …

I can't turn down a good Challenge! I have slowly realized that I am not one to make New Year's Resolutions ... in life or in my sewing.  Instead, I just blather away about all the things I want to try this year ... sometimes it happens and sometimes it doesn't ... sometimes I plan… Continue reading Vintage Sewing Pattern Pledge and MAGAM …