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shearwater kaftan… take 5?

I’m not exactly sure how many times I’ve made this shirt… quite a few I guess, since I can’t remember. (I guess that shows you how much I like it!) Those I made last year are a bit snug in … Continue reading

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A Make It Perfect pattern parade!

I was so happy when Toni asked me to be part of her pattern parade to show off some of the great patterns offered by her pattern company, Make It Perfect. I think that her Shearwater Kaftan was one of … Continue reading

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a handmade maternity wardrobe

Lately I’ve been sewing lots of tops. I haven’t found too many maternity tops I like in the stores, so I decided to sew up a few of my own. It’s been nice to use up some of my voile … Continue reading

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A shirt or two…

I tend to get the urge to sew myself a couple new pieces of clothing each spring, and this year was no exception. I had grand dreams of whipping up a few new tops, but the reality is that it … Continue reading

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spring shirts?

I made a quick stop at Nido this weekend and picked up these fabrics… (DS Greenfield Hill voile, new Nani Iro, and some Cut Out & Keep) I’m thinking of using them for a few new shirts, since most of … Continue reading

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teeny tiny baby pants

I couldn’t help myself! Have you seen Rae‘s newest pattern for Big Butt Baby Pants? Totally cute, and even though we don’t have a little one to model such cute pants, I still felt the need to try them out. … Continue reading

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turns out I am a quilter… and a blogger!

Two years ago, on June 1, 2008, I was convinced to start a blog. Thinking back now, I’m not really sure why I started one — I wasn’t even sure what I was going to blog about! Anyway, my first … Continue reading

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two new shirts, take 2

This is definitely my new favorite pattern! I tested it out and made two shirts last week and really loved it. So much so that I had to make another couple shirts at the end of last week. I knew … Continue reading

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two new shirts!

I’ve been talking about wanting to make a few spring clothing items, and finally got my chance this weekend. This pattern is the Shearwater Kaftan by Toni Coward, which I purchased from Randi at Fresh Squeezed Fabrics. I’m always hesitant … Continue reading

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