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Another week brings another challenge from the 52 Week Sewing Challenge. This week we were tasked with sewing something with a collar. Lucky for me Goober Pea Designs recently released the Danica Dress (formerly the girls' Drama Dress by George + Ginger).  This simple and sweet dress has a lot to offer. I decided it was the perfect opportunity to make some adorable sister dresses. The pattern includes two different skirt options, a slim and a full. Little one was adamant that hers be perfect for "spinning" so she got the full skirt made with some of the shop's royal...

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For some, Memorial Day weekend is the official kick off for the summer. It can also be the unofficial start to swim suit season, eek! Fortunately for me I’ve got myself covered with this week’s theme for the 52 Week Sewing Challenge – swim suits. We recently finished up a sewing along in The Sewing Menagerie by Aurora Designs for the 5 out of 4 Patterns Agility Tank & Dress and the Riptides Reversible Shorties. I knew going into this sew along that I wanted to make myself a new swim suit that I would feel comfortable in all summer...

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Wow, we are already 4 weeks into the year where did time go!? This week’s challenge was to sew something for a boy. I have two boys and a husband, how was I to choose who to sew for? I looked at my stash and saw this adorable panel: The panel was a small child’s panel and its message fit my youngest to a tee. My stash had picked the who, now I needed the what! Why not let my scrap pile decide?! I had just cut out a pair of plank walkers the night before and I was wishing I...

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