Category Archives: Clothing

what I’m wearing

One of my favorite things about cooler weather is layers. My signature winter outfit includes jeans, a blouse, top or T and a cardigan sweater (sometimes a hoodie). Then comes the necklaces.  At least two. And now that I have … Continue reading

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3 skirts

I’ve been wanting some skirts like this one and this one, but decided instead to just make them myself. I used some jersey knit that I already had, but I’d love to make a gray and navy blue one too.  … Continue reading

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Indygo Junction Pattern Giveaway

Trench Topper :: Chic Cowl Neck Shift :: My Garden Zips I have been wanting to sew up this Chic Cowl Neck Dress FOREVER!  I love it!  I want to make one to wear with a comfy long sleeve shirt, … Continue reading

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Simplicity 4177

I’ve made this top a couple of times before too, here and here. It’s a white embroidered cotton/linen.  The fabric is a bit stiff, even after two washings, bit I love the fit so it should soften up after more … Continue reading

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sundress

I made this dress a few weeks ago and am finally getting around to sharing it. I made it from some old fabric I bought at a thrift store about 6 years ago.  I don’t usually wear orange, but I … Continue reading

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pillowcase pajama shorts tutorial

The boys desperately needed some pajama shorts, especially for days when pajama wear turns into daytime wear. I had my little one try to pick fabric he liked, but I don’t have much boyish stuff.  Then I came across my … Continue reading

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Happy 4th!!

We’re not doing much today.  Just sewing and getting ready to go to Oregon on Tuesday to see my sister and her family. YAY!! I am super excited. Tonight we are grilling corn and sitting on the roof with some … Continue reading

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simple boat neck top

I made Jennifer’s boat neck top and LOVE it.  I saw it and just knew I had to make it asap. First I had to go through some sewing machine difficulties, before getting into a good sewing place. I’ve finally … Continue reading

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the 333 dress

We are going to Oregon to see my sister in almost 10 days and I wanted to take a little something for my little niece Ruby.  Fortunately, my friend Amy had an awesome pdf sewing pattern that I bought on … Continue reading

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finished skirt

Here is my finished skirt. It’s very girly-twirly and fun. Like I said before, I used the Sew Mama Sew Tutorial, which was great.  I just couldn’t get the shirring to work on the waist band so I made a … Continue reading

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