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What We’re Making! Belcarra by Sewaholic

What We’re Making! Belcarra by Sewaholic

By on Sep 22, 2014 in Sewing, What We're Making | 3 comments

The simplicity of  the raglan sleeve drew me to sew the Belcarra Top from Sewahlic. Voile fabric from the Tula Pink Prince Charming collection in the Indigo color was found in my stash. The pattern is designed to nip in at the high waist allowing for enough ease to fit nicely in the bust without tucks or darts. I chose to relax the waist line just a bit to...

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Pattern Round Up – Poolside Tote by Noodlehead

Pattern Round Up – Poolside Tote by Noodlehead

By on Sep 19, 2014 in Sewing | 0 comments

Top left – Sarah Hessler, Top right – Sarah, Bottom Left – Nicole at Home, Bottom right – Shades of Bold The downloadable Poolside Tote from Noodlehead seems to be all around Instagram these days. What a great size for a tote bag! At approximately  7.5” D x 14.5” W across the base, 14.5” tall, 23.5” including the handle, you really can till...

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What We’re Making! 107 The Mississippi Avenue Dress & Top by Sew House Seven

What We’re Making! 107 The Mississippi Avenue Dress & Top by Sew House Seven

By on Sep 16, 2014 in Sewing, What We're Making | 3 comments

Becky stitch up 107 The Mississippi Avenue Dress & Top from Sew House Seven. The fabric she selected is an imported double gauze from Ellen Luckett Baker Framework Quarter Circles in Coral. The cut of the Mississippi Dress pattern features a V-neckline, spaghetti shoulder ties, an elastic almost empire waist (slightly higher than the natural waistline). As a...

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What We’re Making! Hawthorn by Colette Patterns

What We’re Making! Hawthorn by Colette Patterns

By on Sep 12, 2014 in Sewing, What We're Making | 3 comments

Kristen made the Hawthorn by Colette Patterns using  Tina Poppytot 4280-B from Liberty Of London. Isn’t it dreamy in Liberty! The perfect dress for her friends rehearsal dinner. The fitted bodice with a semi-circle skirt gives the dress a curve hugging feminine fit.  There are many sleeve options, short, 3/4 length and sleeveless. Kristin lowered the neckline...

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What We’re Making! Canvas Quilt by She Can Quilt

What We’re Making! Canvas Quilt by She Can Quilt

By on Aug 26, 2014 in Sewing, What We're Making | 3 comments

I made my first quilt gift. The Canvas Quilt downloadable pattern by She Can Quilt was made for my daughter’s best friend Ashley who moved into her first apartment in Arizona. To get just the right combination of prints my daughter helped pick out the fabrics from my stash. We then I added 4 solids for the center blocks and a pretty Kona Cotton Blueberry for...

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What goes with what? Framework by Ellen Luckett Baker

What goes with what? Framework by Ellen Luckett Baker

By on Aug 11, 2014 in Sewing | 1 comment

What solids coordinates with Framework by Ellen Luckett Baker? Kona Cotton Zucchini Robert Kaufman Essex Linen Grey Robert Kaufman Essex Linen Steel Andover Chambray Coral Kona Cotton Charcoal Michael Miller Cotton Couture Grass Robert Kaufman Essex Linen Med Aqua Kona Cotton Bluegrass Andover Chambray Ocean Kona Cotton Deep Blue Framework is available in double...

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