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Syrah in Stripes

As promised, here’s the first version of the Syrah skirt that I tested.  This was before the waistband was reworked.  See the bulk there at the sides?  That’s gone in the version you get when you purchase the pattern (through

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Syrah

Way back in…  May?  No, June.  I tested a maxi skirt pattern by Lauren of Selvage Designs.  Syrah.  Such a great name, isn’t it?  It just screams lazy Summer afternoon… Anyway, it was a great design.  The skirt itself has

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The Charlie Dress – Take Two

Update: When you buy your Charlie dress pattern, don’t forget to use code CHARLIEFRIEND to get 2$ off (valid until July 31st). Today’s the day the Charlie dress goes live in the Mingo and Grace shop.  I thought this would

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Another Foxglove

Or maybe I should say, the first Foxglove…  Remember this tank?  That’s the one I made from the second version of the pattern.  The first version had a straighter, shorter back.  Since the pattern is now available on Lauren’s site

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The Charlie Dress, Take One

I’ve been waiting so impatiently to share this one and it’s finally live!  The Charlie dress is such a cute flirty design.  It’s easy to sew and Farrah made sure to include everything beginners need in her pattern. Now, you

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The Foxglove is Here!

I am so excited to be sharing my foxglove tank!  I’ve been waiting and waiting for the pattern to be released so that I could blog about it. But first, the designer.  Lauren Dahl is incredibly skilled, lovely to work

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A Beautiful Matinée Dress

I’m so excited to share this dress that I’m posting on a Saturday!  I was lucky to be chosen as a tester for the very first Jennuine Design pattern.  The Matinée dress is absolutely adorable.  I just love the plunging

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