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Today lets look at the day camp set by peek-a-boo pattern shop.  A simple and comfortable set  meant to allow children to play. this pattern is $5 on their website but if you join their facebook group there is a code to get it free! I had the perfect panel for this top, however choosing fabrics to finish out the set was a bit more challenging simply due to how bare my stash has become with all the sewing I have been doing lately. I ended up using scraps ( again I know its getting out of hand, but hey...

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Day 12 was a gift for my mother in law, and she loves it.  Swoon patterns Scarf neck cardigan. I actually have several of these cardis in my closet and love them too.  This free pattern(s) is one of the first clothing items I ever made for myself and it is still one of my favorite cardi patterns.  This particular one was crated using light blue emi in cotton french terry and a nude lace I grabbed from the Walmart clearance section.  I found this pattern on a website ( can't remember which one) before I had ever heard of...

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Panels are the game for day 11. Panel Pillows. A super simple and quick project that is great to include littles in if you have ones that want to help. I let my 2 and 3 year old help make this pillow for Daddy. It is not perfect in a technical since, and yet it is just perfectly imperfect.  Ok so instructions.  All you have to do is cut 2 mirrored shapes. You can  use any shape you want really. We used a rectangle.  After  you have your shapes cut sew them together around the edge (i used a 5/8...

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Day 10 is here and I can now show you the cardigan I mentioned last week.  New Horizons Seville cropped cardigan.  Grab this pattern from their website but be sure to join the group and get the code so you can get it free.  I had never even heard of this pattern until Wendy one of our admins recommended it to me, and I love it! It fits Katalynn so well and is perfect to d=go with so many of her dresses.  Another fairly quick sew makes it an easy last minute gift. The details... Layers, yes it has those...

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christmas in july, duchess, freebie -

For today's featured free pattern we choose The Duchess skirt by The DIBY Club. Recommended For: Experienced Beginner is their suggestion. Pattern Type: Womens high low skirt with different lengths and knit or woven options. Fabric Suggestion: Suitable for knit and woven fabrics Pattern Sizing: 00-36 Were the instructions easy to follow? They were extremely thorough and easy to understand.Fabric Used:I used our Wine heathered double brushed poly for this and now I need one in every color of heathered double brushed poly. Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:I made no alterations to mine. I did the knit...

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