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7 pieces of sewing advice that transformed my creativity

So, what’s the best sewing advice you’ve ever heard? There’s tons of great sewing tips and tricks out there, but what are those helpful nuggets that have become part of your sewing credo? I’ve read and heard lots of memorable tidbits from experts over the years, but today I’m talking about 7 of the very …

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Burdastyle 9-2010-122 dress paired with embroidered organza trench coat and french terry bomber jacket refashion

Wearing a sleeveless dress year round

It’s always a little intimidating to start thinking of how I’m going to go after my own challenge, and this year’s Day and Night Dress Challenge has been no different. For this year’s twist, I found a neglected ponte dress and went on a color adventure. Wearing a sleeveless dress year round A sleeveless dress …

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Sew Over It Penny dress goes to The Haunted Wood

The light was filmy, and the woods around me positively technicolor.  Elaborate spider webs lay untouched and moss grew wild.  I half expected a gnome to jump out and yell, gotcha.  It was not the place that I first imagined my Sew Over It Penny dress in this rather tropical Lady McElroy fabric to take …

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