Everyday Pants: Designer Stitch Shaki

So comfy you’ll want to wear them every day!

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Reversible Wrap Dress – McCalls 7745

Double sided fabric means reversible garment.

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Pattern Review’s Sewing Bee Round 3

Statement vs Classic Bomber. This reversible bomber jacket does dual duty switching from a bold colorful standout piece to a familiar timeless staple. My Round 3 entry for Pattern Review’s Sewing Bee.

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Pattern Review’s Sewing Bee Round 1

My entry for Pattern Review’s 2017 Sewing Bee.

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Pattern Review’s Sewing Bee Round 2

So I entered this years Pattern Review Sewing Bee! You wouldn’t know that unless you follow me on Instagram (so if you missed it follow here), but that’s my fault as I entered Week 1 at the very last minute. And by last minute I mean I cut and sewed my entry the night before…

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New Favorite Wrap Bodice Dress: New Look 6301

This wrap bodice dress is a winner!

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My Suduko Wardrobe Contest Entry

My entire spring sudoku wardrobe is based off of the Asian Floral Multi print fabric I purchased from Joann. This collection features a variety of pieces that are perfect for spring.

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Wrap Top – Butterick 6285

I love all things that wrap! I mean who doesn’t? Wrap dress, wrap shirts, wrap skirts, they’re all great! I know I’ve made one wrap skirt (here), a reversible wrap dress (here), several faux wrap dresses and a few faux wrap tops, but never a true wrap top. That might be because I rarely make…

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Cropped Wide Leg Pants – Simplicity 8093

Four bottoms are needed for a Suduko wardrobe. I had specific plans for one block (that’s coming next week) and I knew one would be jeans (because…jeans). Leggings, or slim pants, seemed like a good idea to work with the floral tunic, but that still left one more. I played around with the fourth block…a…

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Back to Basics: Simple T-shirt – New Look 6838

I usually wouldn’t post about a simple project like this but this is the second piece I’ve completed for the Suduko Wardrobe Contest and I plan to do a post for each of the ten pieces. One of the reasons I decided to participate in the contest was to make myself to sew some separates. If…

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Suduko Contest Inspiration – Vogue 8977

  I shared a week or two ago that I was going to enter the Suduko Wardrobe contest over on Pattern Review. This contest is quite the challenge. Similar to traditional Suduko you must complete a 4×4 board with top, bottom, shoes and an accessory that go together for each column, row and both diagonals.…

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Am I crazy?!

I just entered the Wardrobe Suduko Contest over at Pattern Review. YAY! I’ve entered a couple of other Pattern Review contest (I even won one!) and I think they can be a fun way to challenge yourself and stick to a deadline. First of all I should say I love Pattern Review, it’s a great…

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August Fabric Mart Post: Athletic Wear

  When trying to decide what to sew this month I was inspired by an Fabric Mart email that featured a sale on athletic fabric. (Side Note: If you are not their email list, SIGN UP!) I’ve been wanting to sew some workout gear since shortly after I began to sew a little over 2 years…

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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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Plaid Color Block Cape – New Look 6324

Plaid Color Block Cape NL6324 I think I am obsessed with capes. LOL I made two caped dress (see TipStitched) last year and now I have finally made an outerwear cape. During my cape pattern search I came across New Look 6324 and was drawn to View B because of the color blocking. I almost…

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Chevron Wide Legged Jumpsuit – Vogue 9116

Sorry for the lack of posts last week I was on vacation and really disconnected. My family and I spent 3 days laid out at the beach, so please excuse all my tan lines. I did post a few beach pics to my Instagram so be sure to follow me there. Today I’m sharing a…

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I Won!!!

This is a super short post!!! I’m so excited to share that I won the Pattern Review Travel Wardrobe contest! I want to say thank you to those who voted for me. I so honored to have been selected as the winner. See my submission here.

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February Projects / My Travel Wardrobe Contest Submission

Although I have certainly had some #FAILS I’m proud of what I have been able to accomplish in just about a year of sewing. I’ve made dresses, skirts, tops, pants, followed patterns, self drafted, remade RTW items, installed zippers, learned to serge, done a blind hem and more. Still I want to continue to learn…

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Black and White Geometric Print Duster/Dress – NL6735

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