Holiday PJs and my Blogiversary

My blog is 3 years old! Can you believe it! He’s 3 too! I can’t believe it! I made him this set of PJs for Christmas (a size too big for room to grow). Isn’t he such a ham? Yeah, I did make a few others and a set of bottoms for myself, but nothing exciting.…

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New Fabrics for your viewing pleasure!

We went to Ipatinga for Easter and spent 3 weeks there. I didn’t get to sew, but I did find new fabric. For some reason I can find several great ones there, but have a harder time finding gems here in Rio. First I came across a fabric store that specialized in knit fabrics. They…

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A Quick and Easy dress

As in I needed a break from all the hand finishing woven fabric requires! Pattern: New Look 6936, knee length with the flutter sleeve Fabric: 1/2 yd remnant of leopard print cotton jersey and 1 & 1/4 yds of black cotton jersey. To make it fit, I only cut the front bodice on the remnant…

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Budgeting My First Coco Jacket

Planning for a Chanel style jacket is insane! I ordered the pattern from Stylearc and they shipped it before Easter. As soon as I got the shipping notice, I began pacing. I want this jacket to be sewn couture. I want it to look amazing. I started reading up about the Chanel style and all…

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