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McCall’s 6708 part 2

I am so happy with how fast this is coming together. The trickiest part was sewing the lace wedge onto the sweater knit front. After sewing the wedge I sewed the front and back together followed by the sleeves, armbands … Continue reading

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turtle power part 2

I have until store close on the 19th at whatever time the store closes to get this costume finished. I am pretty sure I can. Today I made the shirt. I added the elbow pads into the seams instead of … Continue reading

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Cutting out my jeans.

I didn’t get as much done as I would like, because I am puppy proofing. We are getting a new puppy soon, even though she is young we are going to start training her for bird hunting right away. (so … Continue reading

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Cutting out a pattern

I finally cut out the pattern (McCall’s 6920) for my sister’s dress. I was all set up to do a FBA (full bust adjustment) and after comparing her measurements, and a pattern that has successfully worked for her, I’m not … Continue reading

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Contest supplies

The school year is coming to and end. And with that my craft time will be greatly reduced. So my sister is funding supplies for the last contest (at least that I wish to enter) before the school year ends. … Continue reading

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One of the best

Another month another contest at http://sewing.patternreview.com/. This contest is limited to the patterns the members voted the top patterns between 2012 and 2014. I chose Simplicity 1463. (and I even paid full price for it!) Since I can only pick … Continue reading

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Jalie 3350 part 3

I started by sewing the elastic to each side of the upper front. Then I sewed the 2 front pieces together. And sewed the straps to the top, and used the double needle to finish the edges. This is sewing … Continue reading

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Jalie 3350 part 1

I have so many projects planned but in order to get this done in time for the active wear contest I need to set aside everything else for a few days. I measured my daughter about a week ago, and … Continue reading

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Baby blanket

Before I get to the somewhat monotonous details of a baby blanket similar to so many that I made in the past. It is time to vote in the Bargainista fashionista contest. (you have to be a member at least … Continue reading

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Kwik sew 3884 part 8

I started out the day by folding the edges of the belt loops over and sewing them down. Then I sewed the waistband on and sewed it shut. As I was sewing around to sew it shut, I sewed on … Continue reading

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