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Pattern Testing – United Dress

Remember the Divided Dress I tested? During that test, the idea of a simpler, less expensive version came up, the United Dress.  (You can either get it for 5$ or join the Jennuine Design Facebook group for an additional discount code.

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Pattern Testing – Divided Dress

I actually teased this pattern on Monday…  The dress that V is wearing in the pictures? It was my tester version of Jennuine Design’s new Divided dress! It’s been a long time since I tested a girls’ pattern, isn’t it?

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Mingo and Grace (For Me This Time)

I’ve been testing Mingo and Grace patterns since the very beginning.  Usually in V’s size.  This time though, for her 4th pattern, Farrah made a women’s pattern.  It’s based on the Blake dress (link to my post because I can’t seem

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New Mingo and Grace

When you move to a new place, a lot less sewing takes place for a while.  But then, Farrah asks for testers for her new pattern, MG2715, and well, you just have to fit it in! This one is a

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A Playful Verona Dress

I promised I would show off my playful Verona dress (pattern here) and here it is! If it looks a lot like the first one, that’s because the pattern pieces only changed a tiny bit between this version and the final

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A Pretty Verona Dress

I just had to put my name in when the tester call went out for the Jennuine Design Verona dress. I was so happy to be chosen!  As always, Jenn was charming to work with.  And now I have two great dresses

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Haven Acres Again!

When I started the Haven Acres pattern test, this outfit was going to be my fancy one for the tester tour.  It has my beloved Cloud 9 Palos Verde fabric, leftover from this dress.  But then I made the kitty ears to

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Haven Acres Collection is Here!

With bonus kitty ears! Let’s back up a bit first.  I’ve spent the last few weeks testing the three patterns from Jennuine Design‘s new Haven Acres collection.  I really love it.  There’s a legging pattern, a hat pattern, and a

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Sneak Peak!

I’ve been spending a chunk of my time on testing for Jennuine Design lately.  Testing not one but three patterns!  It’s work but it’s fun.  I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again.  I get a lot of satisfaction from

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Another Mingo and Grace!

Remember the Charlie dress?  Come on.  You remember.  Here, here, here, and here… Well, Mingo and Grace is at it again with a brand new dress pattern, the Blair Blake dress.  As with Charlie, this is a classic dress but with

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