Project Run & Play Wk 3: To Grandmothers House

Please take a minute and go here to VOTE! If I’m honest, this is week was the one I was most worried about. Miss Socialite is twelve so she’s not as into fairy tales as she used to be. When I asked her what fairy tale character she wanted to be she immediately said “Little…

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Project Run & Play Wk 1: Shine Bright Like a Diamond

PLEASE VOTE FOR ME HERE! I’m so excited and a tad nervous to share with you my week 1 entry for Project Run and Play. This weeks theme is Analogous colors. Analogous Colors There’s no denying it’s THE hot color scheme in the fashion world right now!  Grab a color wheel, choose your analogous colors,…

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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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Comfy and Cute – Sweatshirt Dresses 

The fall season is definitely upon us and the winter is quickly approaching. During these chilly/cold months I love to feel comfy and warm but I still want to look casual chic. Lets face it – the comfiest outfits aren’t always cute. Thankfully McCalls released M7688 just it time to provide four different “fashionable” takes…

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Twinning: Ankara Bombers FAIL

I had the great idea back in the fall of 2016 to sew a matching set of bomber jackets. I mentioned it in my Fall/Winter To Sew List post. Bomber jackets are always in style but they are definitely on trend right now! The options for bomber jackets are endless! First the fabric choices; satin, knits, suede, velvet,…

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Girls Holiday Dress – Frankenpattern

I’ve been really into sewing for the socialite this past holiday season. Her projects are quick and fun PLUS she loves it when I sew for her. The only thing she likes better is sewing it herself so I’ll be involving her more in future projects. Back to this adorable holiday dress. I’ve had this gold…

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Striped Girls Hoodie Dress-McCalls 6785

I’m a selfish sewer. Though I do sew for hire and for friends and family on occasion, I enjoy sewing for myself most, if I’m being honest. That said my second favorite person to sew for is my stepdaughter, miss socialite. Mainly because she’s a sweetie, my biggest fan/salesperson and she loves to “twin” (her term for…

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