Fall 2015 “To-Sew” List

I typically sew for the current season right up until the end of that season. See the halter wrap dress I sewed up just 2 weeks ago for the Fabricista Fashion Challenge. Sadly that means when the temps finally drop or raise I have nothing to wear. And by nothing I mean nothing handmade and by…

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Weekend Sales Roundup Oct 1 – 6

50% off wool ***Deals on www.fabricmartfabrics.com change often so I have no end dates *********ENDS October 1st********** $3.99 McCall’s, Butterick and Kwik Sew. $5.99 Vogue mccall.com Fall Savings Sale September 30 – October 6 $4.99 Vogue patterns $1.99 Butterick patterns 50% off Sportswear, apparel lining, broacades, and royalty broadcloth 50% off Buttons, Coats and Clark thread and zippers, by the…

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Weekend Sales Roundup Sept 17-23

50% off wool ***Deals on www.fabricmartfabrics.com change often so I have no end dates *********ENDS October 1st********** $3.99 McCall’s, Butterick and Kwik Sew. $5.99 Vogue mccall.com Fall Savings Sale September 30 – October 6 $4.99 Vogue patterns $1.99 Butterick patterns 50% off Sporswear, apparel lining, broacades, and royalty broadcloth 50% off Buttons, Coats and Clark thread and zippers, by the…

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Weekend Sales Roundup – August 20-24

50% off all fabrics in Categories E-O ***Deals on www.fabricmartfabrics.com change often so I have no end dates $3.99 McCall (including the new fall patterns), Butterick and Kwik Sew patterns $5.99 Vogue patterns Thru August 24th August Savings Sale August 20-24, 2015 $1.99 Butterick patterns $2.49 Burda patterns $3.27/yd Spot the Bolt fabrics 25% off interfacing by the…

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TipStitched Tips – Selecting the Right Pattern Size

Hello my name is Tip and I’m obsessed with sewing. That’s why I started this blog, why I follow other sewing bloggers, why I started an online handcrafted clothing store, why I am on the mailing list of at least four fabric stores and why I belong to five or more Facebook sewing groups. In…

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Weekend Sales Roundup – July 9-12

50% off categories A-D. This includes cotton, double knit, challis, denim, chambray and more! Big Yellow Sale $1.99 Butterick Patterns $6.99 Kwik Sew Patterns 50% off Linen, linen blends, linen looks, glacier fleece solids and prints 40% off Gutermann Thread. licensed MLB, NFL and collegiate fleece and flannel prints 30% off Apparel lining, snuggle bubble, whisper…

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Black and White Striped wrap bodice dress – Butterick 5950

Ever since I sewed up my leopard print version of this dress I knew I would sew it again and again. This is a pattern I desperately searched for as it was OOP by the time I “discovered” it. Thankfully one of my amazing sewsistas had this pattern in her stash and gifted me with…

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Leopard Wrap Bodice Dress – B5950

I have wanted to make this dress ever since I saw Mimi G’s version on her blog. This was heightened when I saw it also had a ton of great reviews on Pattern Review. However I was too late the the game and could not find this out-of-print pattern anywhere. Thankfully a sew sistas from one…

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