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Pattern Review 5/27/14 11:59 AM
Made By Rae - Baby Sunsuit Baby Sunsuit
While visiting my mom's house last weekend, I had a sudden urge to make my 3-year-old daughter and her baby cousin matching shirred tops and elastic-waist skirts. For the tops I used the Made by Rae Baby Sunsuit free pattern/tutorial, and just left off the bottom half and hemmed. Pattern: Made by ... more...
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Pattern Review 5/27/14 11:50 AM
Oliver + S - Lazy Days Skirt Lazy Days Skirt
The impulse sewing bug strikes again! We were at my mom's house in Massachusetts this weekend and I wandered into her sewing room looking for a darning needle. Her fabric stash was sitting right there, so I just decided to look through it, out of you know, curiosity. And I saw this wax print fabric ... more...
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Pattern Review 5/24/14 11:34 PM
McCall's - 5529
So my oldest unfinished sewing object is finally finished... and I can't decide if I totally hate it or find it mildly acceptable. I mean, there are a few pros here: it has raglan sleeves, it's an adjustable wrap style, and it's made from a stretchy (but not too stretchy) chartreuse RPL doubleknit... more...
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Pattern Review 5/18/14 11:32 PM
Closet Case Files - Nettie Body Suit & Dress Nettie Body Suit & Dress
The minute I caught word of the Closet Case Files Nettie Bodysuit and Dress sewing pattern, I knew I HAD to make one. A beautiful figure-hugging bodysuit with tons of awesome neckline variations (and even a dress option)? Sign me up please! It's comfortable, stylish and fitted and I am very, very ha... more...
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Pattern Review 5/28/14 10:42 PM
Simplicity - 7575 Vintage Designer Fashion
UPDATE 5/28/14: I have now hemmed this dress, making it a bit more authentic to the era. Thanks for the push everyone! Supplementary questions for the vintage pattern contest: What year is your pattern from? 1976. Why did you choose this pattern? I love that it is figure-hugging and easy-fitting ... more...
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