Skiff Tee is now the Skiff Dress!

I had the pleasure of testing Jennuine’s Skiff Tee pattern (here) which Miss Socialite really likes. So when Jenn was looking sewists to test the Skiff Tee Dress Expansion I just about leaped at the opportunity. The Skiff Dress expansion pack is designed to be used along with the original tee pattern (but can be…

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Skiff Tee by Jennuine Design

One of my favorite parts of pattern testing is sharing newly released patterns with you. And this time is no different, I’m pleased to share with you the Skiff Tee by Jennuine Design*. The Skiff Tee is a fun nod to the seaman’s Breton sweaters of France. The basic shape is a wide bateau neckline…

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Navy and Teal Pencil Skirt – McCalls 6788

I apologize for being gone so long. Did you miss me? LOL. I’ve been working steadily on creating, photographing and listing my new  TipStitched Ankara line. The store has also received a makeover so give it a look and let me know what you think. On to the review! I’m 98% sure McCalls 6788 (OOP) is one of…

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Houndstooth Colorblock Sheath Dress

Happy Monday! I am recommitting to my goal of sewing and posting two garments per week.  Originally the challenging part was taking good photos (ie not bathroom selfies) as I depend on others to take my photos. Currently the issue I have is finding time to do some selfish sewing because I’ve been busy creating and sewing items for my TipStitched‘s…

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Black and White Lattice Colorblock Dress – Simplicity 1156

This is my first time working with an Amazing Fit pattern from Simplicity and I might be in love. I actually purchased S1156 because it was similar to V8995 which I already owned but had been too afraid to cut since I am frougie and Vogue patterns are “expensive“. In my defense $4.99 is 5…

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