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Hey! I finally got some pictures of finished projects! These are actually my most recent sewing.  I don’t know how I came to choose this project.  Was it because of my grandmother’s birthday party? (She just turned 100!!!! We’ll be

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Liberty Garden Party

Remember the green top I made for V during PRP? When I looking for a pattern, I happened onto the Oliver + S Garden Party Dress. I’ve always loved that pattern and V loved it as soon as she saw

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Sewing Dare #1

Almost a year ago, Crafting a Rainbow started a new Sewing Dares challenge. I signed up because, duh. Doesn’t it sound like so much fun? I ended up with 3 dares: make something for myself with fabric I’d painted, sew myself

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Project Run & Play – Signature Style

As the girls have gotten older, I’ve had to let go of my own design ideas and allow them to give me their input. It doesn’t always work (see skinny pull on jeans made in E’s choice of fabric and

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Project Run & Play – Boho Chic

When this theme came out, I thought of a friend of mine who lives in Australia, H. She has a kind and creative soul and I always imagine her with flowers in her hair (I know she doesn’t wear them

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Kitty Cat Top

I made this top a full month ago and I only got around to taking pictures this week.  It has kitty cats all over! I don’t usually do this type of novelty print but I couldn’t resist.  It’s an ITY

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Holiday-Everyday Skirt

Right before the holidays, I realized my wardrobe was severely lacking in fancy wear.  I have some cute Summer dresses but nothing for Winter.  I had no desire to spend time and money on something I’d only wear once in

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