My Blog…..My Bad!

I don’t know how these bloggers that put out something, even weekly, get it done with all of the other things life throws our way!! My “Blog” is my Achilles Heal. With everything that is out there to help small...
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A Finished Project!

My daughter has a favorite bubble pattern from the host of old patterns when she was a child. I have now finished #3 for grand daughter Evelynn. She had one from this pattern for her very first summer. It was...
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The Narrow Hem

Many parts of the garments we stitch call for a narrow hem. Some machines do not come equipped with a hemming foot. If you have never used a hemming foot, I encourage you to see if there is a foot...
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Easter Dress Completed

Was such fun finishing up Evelynn’s 2015 Easter Dress. Her mom really likes bishop style dresses with “angel sleeves” right now. As I mentioned in the previous post, I used “Skinny Dip Pique” from Spechler-Vogel for the dress. The smocking...
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The Easter Dress Begins

We’ve had the posts on the Easter Purse, now to get the Easter Dress underway. My fabric is a Spechler-Vogel fabric called “Skinny Dip Pique“. It has a delicate narrow strip and I am using the soft mint green shade....
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Stitching Up a Sweet Easter Purse

I want to share a sweet little smocked purse pattern that came my way probably 25+ years ago! It is so easy to make and have as an addition to a little girl’s dress. It only takes about a 1/4...
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My Adventures in Pattern Redesign

Have you ever seen a garment in a magazine or at a shop and said “I could make that”!! We that sew, have all said that to ourselves. I’ve recently had a customer desire a particular bubble stitched out of...
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Sorry so Long!

Yes, story of my life with a Blog——get right out there at first, then “life” happens and it takes a back seat. So sorry, again! Hope your new year has started out well. I’ve been able to get a few...
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