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Anyone who knows me knows that I am a year-round Cardigan wearer. Heavier long sleeve in the winter but I am also a sucker for a light short sleeve cardi in the warmer months. For my second stop on the Seen & Sewn Together blog tour I picked the Cozi Cardigan. I knew I wanted to play around with some fun lace color blocking because other than just looking really cute it also helps give some more breathability in the really warm months. So I started sketching lace designs... I picked a lovely buffalo plaid light hacci sweater knit and...

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  Lately, I have been going through a binge of maternity sewing mostly using patterns that are not meant for maternity wear but can be adapted. From pattern to pattern this can be more or less of a challenge. When I saw that Seen & Sewn Patterns were not only looking for bloggers to sew up their totally amazing pattern but specifically looking for some to highlight hacks and different ways to showcase the pattern I knew I had to sign up. Since summer has finally arrived in Northern Idaho I have been looking for a great base pattern to use...

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Need a quick, last minute costume idea? Check out this blog on the Gone Batty Top by Patterns for Pirates! 2 yards of fabric and you're set!

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If you know me or are in our Facebook group or follow us on Instagram it is no secret the I LOVE RIVERDALE!! This CW Series is the modern day recreation of the old Archie comics with slightly darker story lines and very handsome actors I was hooked at the first episode! After seeing season 2 I knew I needed to try my hand at making a serpent jacket but I have never worked with leather before and if we are being honest zippers still scare me a bit! I wouldn't let that stop me though!! While hunting down the right...

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Day 20 is a fun gift for any youngster. ( Does using the term youngster mean I am old or just from a rural are? You know what don't answer that!) Emoji's seem to be part of everyday life any more. Heck some people can have entire conversations and actually understand each other all by using these little faces …. never actually typing a real word! Its crazy.  And it means that an emoji pillow is a great gift idea for those kids you just don't know what to get.  Quick, easy, and requiring little fabric adds more points in...

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