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AND THE WINNER IS…

By random.org: (because I’m a dork and can’t figure out how to add the widget right now, you just have to trust me!) comment # 62 Tracy who said, “never have a budget- I have great self control- always shop … Continue reading

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GIVEAWAY DAY IS FINALLY HERE

I’m so excited to participate in Sew Mama Sew’s famous giveaway day.  I’ve wanted to join in the fun for the past two years but didn’t get it together.  Now the timing is just right and I’m happy to offer … Continue reading

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Merry Stitches Ornaments

Head over to Sew Mama Sew with your kids to learn how to make easy ornaments with just a few scraps and some basic embroidery supplies.    

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Puffing and Chuffing Along

I’m bringing things to two Holiday craft bazaars this year and I have had lots of fun sewing, sewing, sewing. Unfortunately, when Mommy is busy sewing, Mommy is not busy cleaning!  The result being a family of grumps having to … Continue reading

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Day #3

For day 3 the Kids’ Clothes Challenge week I made yet another Tee for Two by Figgy’s kids.  For this one my daughter requested a snug fitting tee with flared sleeves.  Rather than go all out with the “bell bottom” … Continue reading

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Tee for Two

Testing a new Tee by Patterns by Figgys.  It’s a raglan sleeved t- shirt in multiple sizes and with versions for both boys and girls, long sleeved or short.  I suppose you  could even make a quarter length sleeve too.  … Continue reading

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Beach Bum Hoddie from Figgy’s kids

Beach Bum Hoodie from Patterns by Figgy’s reviewed by ME over at Sew Mama Sew. Continue reading

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Tie Dye Party

Last weekend we had a few friends and family over for tie dye and lunch.  We all had a good time rolling and rubber banding our bags of white stuff (t-shirts, underwear, camisoles, fabric and more), then we  took turns … Continue reading

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Ottobre Boxer Briefs

I’ve been making underwear from Ottobre issue 4/04–which is an excellent one.  I’m going to review the boys’ boxer brief pattern number #37.  I’ve made my son 2 pairs and my husband 1 (he fits into the 170 size with … Continue reading

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Snowed in

When it snows 3 inches here in Oregon, school’s out and everything  slows down.  Which for a sewing enthusiast like me, means one thing: SEWING. The view from my sewing room door: Here are a few things I’ve made this … Continue reading

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