Monthly Archives: April 2015

McCalll’s 6759 part 2

I got a lot more done today than I thought! I started by sewing the elastic to the top lining. I have swim cups to sew on, but I will tack them on by hand before I sew the elastic … Continue reading

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McCall’s 6759 part 1

It’s official, I have started on the swimsuit. I got it cut out! I think this will sew up really quickly, this seems like it will be a very easy sewing project.

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McCall’s 6759 traced

Yup, I finally got it traced and made my adjustments. Since the tankini top and one piece suit are on the same pattern pieces and I wanted to lengthen it I started with the top. I added 4 inches!! (But … Continue reading

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$55

My sister is part of a local historical society. She asked us to donate a sling and some jewelry. My husband made the sling which went for $20. The necklace and earring set (yes it’s the same as the other … Continue reading

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It’s a start

I cut out the pattern pieces I will need for McCall’s 6759. The bottoms should be fine without any changes, the top however will need to be lengthened and I might raise the neckline in the back. I am hoping … Continue reading

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Candy wrapper purse

After getting asked “was gum wrapper chains really a thing” I had to find proof. While I did prove it I also found this. and then got told I like shiny wrappers the best!! LOL I guess this means I … Continue reading

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Simple ribbon hair elastic

Yup I still didn’t get to cutting out my swimsuit. But I did figure out what to do with the ribbons that came around the necks of the chocolate bunnies the kids got from grandma for Easter. I looped them … Continue reading

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