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Laela Jeyne Summer Collection Tour

Laela Jeyne Summer Collection Tour Laela Jeyne Patterns is releasing their new Summer Collection. And guess who was invited to join the corresponding Blog Tour...this gal, right here! 😀 I chose to sew up the NEW Lily Blouse. As a busy mom of 4 kids, easy-to-wear (and style) clothing is high up on my priority list… Continue reading Laela Jeyne Summer Collection Tour

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How To Sew An Adjustable Strap

Hello, my friends! Exciting news!!! I recently had the pleasure of guest-blogging for Seams and Scissors. What an amazing opportunity to share my love of creating all things beautiful! I designed and wrote up a super simple-to-make vintage-style Hipster Bag (check it out HERE). Trust me, you'll want to make these sweet, little bags for… Continue reading How To Sew An Adjustable Strap

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How To Sew a Faux Corset- Featuring SisBoom

Hello, lovely sewing ladies (and gents)! Today, I will be showing you how to sew a faux corset with modesty panel. It's my turn to share my hack for the Angie Pattern Hack-a-Thon from SisBoom! Have you been following along? The Angie Dress has a simple, classic design that lends itself well as the base… Continue reading How To Sew a Faux Corset- Featuring SisBoom

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Pillowcase Dress Tutorial

Vintage embroidered linens have a certain charm to them. Maybe it's because they remind us of a simpler time. Back before the days of cell phones and internet and reality TV shows.... Back then, embroidery was a favorite past time for many women. They embroidered everything from tea towels, table runners, home decor and bed… Continue reading Pillowcase Dress Tutorial

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NEW! Peeka Top + Tutorial for a Curved Hem

Looking for a girl's t-shirt pattern that's great for everyday wear and still manages to stay on trend? The Peeka Top from Unfancy Designs is the perfect mix of comfort and style with it's unique peek-a-boo shoulder and different styling options. This not-so-basic shirt is a super fast and easy sew, making this a pattern you'll… Continue reading NEW! Peeka Top + Tutorial for a Curved Hem

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How to Restore Vintage Linens to Their Former Glory

One obstacle of working so much with vintage linens is the presence of stains and odors. Whether you want to recycle yours for sewing projects or just use them for their original purpose, you'll first want to restore those vintage linens to their former glory. Take a look at this embroidered linen. I absolutely fell in love… Continue reading How to Restore Vintage Linens to Their Former Glory