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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas everyone! Hope you’re having a wonderfully festive day, filled with family moments, delicious food and sewing goodies under the tree! (Christmas at my house – yes, there’s a handmade stuffed Christmas tree! I made it when I was twelve and bring it out every year.) I’ll be taking a bit of a holiday […]

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Ouch! A Sewing Injury

I’m a little embarassed to tell you what I did to myself yesterday. My day started with cupcakes and coffee for breakfast, then a little sewing – not a bad start! I was making progress on the men’s shirt project and thought I could even finish it up by the end of the day… that […]

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Happy Birthday, Mom!

Happy Birthday to my wonderful Mom! I wanted to take a moment today and wish a very happy birthday to the woman who taught me to sew. That’s my mom on the left, and seventeen-year-old me in the middle! We’re at an Oktoberfest party, would you believe that my mom made the two blue dirndls, […]

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An Unexpected Amount of Free Sewing Time

I try to keep my blog posts sewing-related – after all, that’s what you come here for! Tips, tutorials and finished sewing projects, my latest fabric purchases, and vintage pattern finds. Answers to sewing questions, projects turned inside-out (literally!) and the occasional giveaway. Lots of sewing goodness! However, I’ve just been laid off. It came […]

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