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Camela collared knit cardigan pattern hack

We sincerely hope everyone is staying safe, healthy and getting some sewing done! It's been quite the balance adjusting to the kids being home and "homeschooling" them while trying to get some work in but we're staying positive and just happy that we are home and healthy. I'll be working on pattern hacks so you can get the most out of your patterns so be on the lookout!! Silver lining to all of this...I don't have to wait for the girls to get home from school to take pictures as we race against daylight and weather, lol. We had a nice day so we took these pictures in our yard and stayed outside for a bit to enjoy the fresh...

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Everly Hidden Seam Pockets

Everly Hidden Seam Pockets Have you seen the new Everly pattern?! Did you know the top and dress version is attached to the asymmetric sweater overlay but can be sewn separately??? I've sewn up the girls dress version without the asymmetric overlay, used the slouchy cowl option and added hidden inseam pockets with a peek a boo bunny to show off the many options of the pattern. See below for the tutorial but first don't forget to pick up your copy of the Everly girl's and women's pattern during its introductory sale! Sale ends in... 00 DAYS : 00 HOURS : 00 MIN : 00 SEC Use discount code: EVERLY_RELEASE at checkout to get a 30% off discount through 10/11/19!...

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DIY Sequin Slim Trousers

DIY Sequin Slim Trousers It's Friday Fiver time which means it's the first Friday of the month and we'll be featuring a pattern at 50% off for 24hours only! This month's featured pattern is the Slim trousers so be sure to add them to your cart before the FLASH SALE ends! There's no coupon code necessary. The discount will automatically be added when you add the pattern to cart. Flash sale ends in... 00 DAYS : 00 HOURS : 00 MIN : 00 SEC As if the Slim Trousers weren't already super cool with their slim design and zippered sides... now you can make your own SEQUIN slim trousers! Flip sequins are all the rage for my girls and so...

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City Girl Romper Ruffled Peplum Top hack

It's been a crazy year and now that it's half way through, lol...I'm finally starting to get back to our regularly scheduled program! FRIDAY FIVER IS BACK and this month's featured pattern is the City Girl Romper. It's an oldie but a goodie!! Shown above and below with... Now for the easy peasy hack! This hack was so simple, quick and completely gave this'ol pattern a new look!! All you need is a couple yards of 1" trim and 3/8" non-roll elastic. I got this minty velvet trim from Hobby Lobby which color matched perfectly with the fabric I chose for the Papillon Shorties. Cut the bodice lining and main, adding 4-3/8" extra length onto the MAIN ONLY. Measure the...

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Siena Skirt & Basic tee - Dress hack tutorial

If you loved this look from our Project Run and Play Signature Style challenge... you can now make your own version. All patterns to complete this look are in the shop! Select the image to go to the product page or click add to cart to automatically add the pattern to the cart page. Adding the Siena skirt to the basic tee for a dress version is easy peasy!   You'll want to make sure the length of the tee is appropriate for a dress once the skirt is added first. Adjust the length of the Tee as needed then complete the basic tee without hemming the bottom as stated in the tutorial. Complete the Siena skirt, hem the bottom...

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