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Shopping Spree

This is a first for me – I bought fabric online. I have never before done it because I like feeling the fabric before I buy. You can’t do that online but since I figure I have enough experience with knit fabrics by now I decided to give it a chance and ordered some fabric. And then because if I bought more stuff I’d get free shipping I loaded up my virtual shopping cart. Not…

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Ideas to use Lace in your Sewing

I posted about my Lace Top T-Shirt a few days ago and it’s got me interested in putting lace on everything. I’m debating making a pattern for that top because it seems so easy. I might as well just do a tutorial on it instead. But that would require me having to make another shirt and I don’t often do a project twice. Maybe I could make one for someone else? Or I could try…

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A few project ideas and inspiration

I love this idea for making knit fabric baby hats from Make It and Love It! The brown stripe fabric I have leftover from this dress would make a perfect little boy’s baby hat. And it looks like a really easy pattern. I’m thinking about buying this book – based on the reviews it seems like a good reference. Anyone have any good sewing book recommendations? I really need a new wallet. The one I…

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New Sewing Book

Ah! I just discovered that Wendy Mulin of Built by Wendy is publishing another sewing book – this time it’s coats and jackets. I love Wendy’s simple designs and her awesome clothing line (in fact I just bought a blazer from her website not too long ago. I love it!) and I own two of her sewing books (dresses and stretch fabrics) as well as many of her Simplicity sewing patterns. Most of the patterns…

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Built By Wendy

I bought two books yesterday off Amazon after I saw how cheap they were. I’ve been wanting one of (or all of) Wendy Mullin’s Sew U books for awhile. I own nearly all of her patterns and craving more I found her clothing line and fell in love all over again. If I could define my style with one designer it would be this. Her spring line is coming out in a few weeks and…

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