Monthly Archives: December 2014

It’s bargainista time!!

Well, almost. Another round of the bargainista fashionista contest starts tomorrow. I have already entered. Back in July I bought the fabric using coupons on everything I could. I also sized up the pattern to my husbands size. I have … Continue reading

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The rhinestones are in.

A few days before Christmas my sister visited and picked out the stones she wanted to replace the missing ones in her pins. She picked blue for the pin that used to be our Grandma’s because it was her favorite … Continue reading

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Finished jewelry box.

After deciding I didn’t like the purple I tried on the jewelry box. So I lightly sanded it, and stained it a darker color (which I allready had) and put 2 coats of clear gloss on it. Now I really … Continue reading

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Icicle earrings

Now that Christmas is over I can show off some finished gifts. I am going to start with this pair of “icicle earrings” which I made to go with a gift card in a white elephant gift exchange. I made … Continue reading

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More fabric.

Ok so I didn’t buy this today, I bought it last week. Joann’s had a 50% off flannel prints sale. The yellow pinstripe and checkered print are for a baby blanket and burp rags for one of my husband’s (at … Continue reading

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Finished McCalls 4646

I finished the pajama dress today. All that was left was attaching the sleeves, sewing the side seam, and the ruffle. I should have shortened it like I did the other pajama dress I made, even though it fits the … Continue reading

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McCalls 4646 part 2

After sewing the front and back yokes together, I gathered and sewed the front and back pieces to the yokes. I also serged the edge of the sleeves, hemmed and gathered them with elastic. This is going just as quick … Continue reading

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