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All The Dresses *Vogue 9253 and Butterick 6447*

Hello lovely friends. It has been a minute but life happens and we catch up when we can. I do appreciate everyone who stays engaged when I post and gives me all the lovely feedback. Thank you for being in my corner and following in my journey. I do appreciate it! Today is a two… Continue reading All The Dresses *Vogue 9253 and Butterick 6447*

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My First Coat And A Hand Made Shawl To Match * Butterick B6423 *

Good morning my lovely friends! Hope you are all having a lovely Spring so far. Minnesota is currently playing games with us and dumping on more snow every day. Luckily temperatures are at snow melting levels so it does not stay on the roads too long. I will choose to look at the bright side… Continue reading My First Coat And A Hand Made Shawl To Match * Butterick B6423 *

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Party Season Sewing *McCalls 7683 Dress*

Hello Lovely friends! It is that time of year again with the carol singing, family gathering and party going. Perfect time to whip up some beautiful party dresses and church outfits. This year the first one I made for a party is the McCalls 7683 which I bought as soon as it came out. I… Continue reading Party Season Sewing *McCalls 7683 Dress*

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My #PRSewingBee Challenge Part 3: Simplicity 8418 & McCalls 7313

Hello lovely friends! We are at the last post for this series and it is a good one. I appreciate all the love I have received for the first two and hope this one gets some too. So, rewind to the third round of the competition and I check it out and see my name… Continue reading My #PRSewingBee Challenge Part 3: Simplicity 8418 & McCalls 7313

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Sewing For Others

Hello friends. I hope today is a good one for you despite all the negative rhetoric that is prevalent these days. Just adjust your crown and smile. Today I wanted to talk a bit about sewing for anyone beside myself. I started this sewing journey in August of 2014. Got my very first machine and… Continue reading Sewing For Others

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July 4th Make! *Butterick 6349*

Hello lovely fashionistas! Happy 4th to all my US people. This year I enjoyed making this dress with some patriotic fabrics I got from Joann's. I had planned on making a top with fabric colors from my Cameroon  as well (green red and yellow), but that did not work out. I would still love to… Continue reading July 4th Make! *Butterick 6349*

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Colors in February * Vogue 9147 and Simplicity 8169*

Good morning friends. It is another brr day in Minnesota and the weekend is shaping up to be a warm one so I am looking forward to that. Today I bring you a double dose of DIY loveliness :). I will say, I have become a rapid stitcher, YAY! Dresses that used to take 4… Continue reading Colors in February * Vogue 9147 and Simplicity 8169*