Latte and Donuts: Simplicity 8801

Poor Miss Socialite has been waiting on these pjs since last winter. I can be such a selfish sewist. I finally finished them, even though I planned to have them sewn before Christmas. I think I purchased Simplicity 8801 with the plans to make holiday pajamas last Christmas. Since my hubby and Mr. Cool won’t…

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Colorblock Sheath: Designer Stitch Madison

I love a sheath dress and I adore color blocking so there was no doubt that I would volunteer to test the new Madison Dress from Designer Stitch. The Madison dress features a princess seam bodice with the option of a straight or half circle skirt.  The options are endless for color blocking and the…

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2019 Sewcialists Top 5: Highlights

2019 was a good year My husband and I love the beach (the kids are indifferent) so we try to make it to the ocean at least once a year. We didn’t make it last year and thought we weren’t going to make it this year once it was obviously that summer had slipped us…

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Baby Shower Gifts: Shannon Fabrics

I just love baby handmade baby gifts.

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Shannon Fabrics Baby Fabrics: Unboxing

I am always happy to work with companies that offer great products. So when Shannon Fabrics reached out to me I quickly checked out what they had to offer. Turns out Shannon Fabrics is the premier destination for all types of plush fabrics, they offer a wide variety of Cuddle (minky), Embrace (double gauze) and…

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Gift Guide for Sewists: Holiday 2019

Need help picking the right gift for the sewist, seamstress or sewer in your life? Well look no further! Below I’ve shared some of my favorite sewing accessories, tools, tech and more. Go ahead and treat your spouse, friend or family member with something they’ll love. Wear Definition of a Sewist Tee is perfect for…

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Sometimes two is better than one: Vogue 8738

Separates can be fun!

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It’s Fall Yall! Cardigans

It took a while for fall temps to hit the southeast, but I think autumn here to stay. The month of October started off unseasonably warm in the mid 90s, however temps in the last two weeks have hovered (mainly) in the 60-70 degree range. I always say summer is my favorite season to sew…

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Fabric Mart Feature: Flower Power

Check out my latest blog post over at Fabric Mart Fabrics for all the deets on this sundress! Scroll down for my quick pattern review. This gorgeous floral burnout fabric is still available here. Grab yours before it’s gone! Pattern: McCalls 7774 Pattern Description: Loose-fitting pull over dresses have side pockets. C, D: Fitted dresses…

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Summer Separates Navy Collection: Gingham Tie Top

Summer Separates: the last piece S8927

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Summer Separates Navy Collection: Wrap Pencil Skirt

Summer separates piece 3. Wrap pencil skirt

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