sewing tips

HOW TO PLAN A CAPSULE WARDROBE- Part 1

It’s one of the best kept secrets of fashion bloggers. Capsule wardrobes not only allow you to free up some space in your crowded closest, they also allow you to focus on the basics so you can easily switch up accessories for new looks. But don’t assume that a simple wardrobe has to be boring. […]

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Ready for the Calrose Skirt

This has been a fun skirt to make. The Calrose skirt went through several rounds of testing. In pretesting we fixed the waistbands and side seams and made it tighter, wink wink. In testing we got to really have fun and add all the ruffles. I didn’t think this pattern would see the light of […]

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Hedgehog flannel blanket

Quick and easy flannel blanket (for those who already know how to free motion and make bias tape). This is a really simple tutorial to just show how I made his little quilt. He begged me for a hedgehog blanket. What’s a mom to do? 😉 Things you’ll need: 2yds cotton flannel-main 2yds cotton flannel-back […]

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Castaway Cargos sewn by Golden Rippy

I’ve never had good luck with making pants. So when I find a store brand that fits one of us, I stick to it religiously. And I stopped trying to make them. But then my kids did a funny thing…they started growing. Dang. Where did that come from? So, I was forced to revisit the […]

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Penelope Peplum sewn by Golden Rippy

I am head over heels in love with this pattern. If you haven’t picked up the Penelope Peplum for yourself, what are you waiting for? Just do it. You’ll thank me later. It’s so amazingly simple. I would bet anyone could sew this. See Kate Sew did an awesome job. I wish she designed every […]

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