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Onward to 2012!

(Colette Macaron from October) So everyone is doing a 2011 in review blog post but I’m far to lazy to use photoshop to compile all of my finished projects from the year, ha! It was 52 (just counting clothes sewn for myself) and that’s far to much image wrangling for me to do. I’d much rather jump into my plans for this year! But I am including a few of my faves made this past…

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Peppermint Candy Pillow DIY

Would you like to make your own holiday peppermint pillow? Well, you’re in luck! Mandi from Make it Dear was sweet enough to ask me to contribute a craft for her Holiday Time Tuesday series. A new festive craft project each Tuesday until the 20th. Check out her fun tinsel wreath and another contributor’s awesome chalkboard paint mugs. I made a this pillow with fleece and tulle. Even my boyfriend thinks it looks pretty awesome…

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In the works

I’m not sewing anything at the moment (besides my crazy monster quilt) but I am working on a new project – a pattern for my ballet dress. I’m trying to make my instructions clearer while adding better cutting layouts and supplies, and trying to find the most efficient way of printing the pattern pieces. Basically I’m attempting to up my game to make everything more precise and easy to follow. But it’s not just a…

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Pattern Review Featured Member

I got a surprise while checking my email this morning. I received a note from PatternReview.com saying I was a featured member. I say surprised because one – I don’t have that many reviews and I don’t participate in forums,contests or anything else besides pattern reviews for that matter, and honestly I’d never even noticed the featured member section before. Oops. I guess I feel a little undeserving. Regardless, that was a nice thing to…

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The Refashioners

Guess what!? I was lucky enough to be invited by the lovely Miss P to take part in “The Refashioners” (don’t you love that logo? so fun!). About a month ago I, along with a group of awesome sewing bloggers, received a surprise package in the mail. Portia sent us all thrifted items of clothing and asked us all to re-fashion what we had into something new, stylish and wearable. What I loved about making…

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Blog Interview

(image from rebekah’s blog) Rebekah from St. Gemma’s Art and Needlework did a rather huge and well written interview with me on her blog today. Check it out! Thanks so much, Rebekah! You make me sound much more interesting than I am in real life 😉 And go visit her crafty blog where she features lots of sewing, knitting, and other art/craft projects and tutorials. I love getting to know more sewers and crafters on…

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Burdastyle Featured Member

Oooh, how exciting! I was asked to be a featured member on BurdaStyle this week. You can check out the little interview here. So if you’re visiting from BurdaStyle – welcome! So glad to see you! And leave your BurdaStyle username so I can go and check out your projects, too. My “style icon” mood board – the lovely Faye Dunaway from her movies circa 1960s and 70s. ***On a side note – I did…

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