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Sewing Indie Month + indie pattern bundle + Sew Over It Ultimate Trousers

Have you heard? Sewing Indie Month (SIM) launches this September, and it's going to be even more awesome this year than last! In anticipation of SIM, I chose to make the Ultimate Trousers by Sew Over It...

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A quilted sweatshirt for chilly nights at Camp Workroom Social

Inspired by chunky cable knit sweaters and warm, cozy campwear, I created four original designs for your handmade quilted sweatshirts...

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How to buy fabric for your me-made clothes: a flowchart

Recently I reorganized my fabric stash. Though my fabric shopping strategy has improved, I'm still guilty of making emotional fabric purchases that result in unused fabric. This reflection inspired me to put together a flowchart outlining how to buy fabric...

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McCall’s M6028 – A bodycon dress with striped panels

This bodycon dress with striped panels features two different striped fabrics placed at two different angles to create visual interest...

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McCall’s M6965 – Striped summertime culottes

These striped culottes are are my absolute favorite. They are the perfect summertime pants. They are comfortable to wear in the heat, and I know you might think otherwise, but they are super flattering on everyone...

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McCall’s M6551 – A shift dress with a fun fringed hem

Summertime is here, and I’ve still got a couple more looks to share with you from the “Fashion Sewing + You” series. Today I wanted to show you how I turned a casual shift dress (McCall’s M6551) into a fun look by adding a little pre-made fringe to the hem.

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McCall’s M6359 – A racerback tank top with custom-made fringe

Fringe has been a major trend on the ready-to-wear (RTW) runways in New York, Paris, and London, and while I love the look, I know it can be hard to envision how you might incorporate the detail into your everyday wardrobe.

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McCall’s M6355 – A knit T-shirt with contrast quilted sleeves

Today, I’ve got my second quilted look to share with you. To contrast my little black dress with a quilted bodice, I made a much more casual garment for everyday wear...

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