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Happy Thanksgiving! Black Friday Sewing Deals!

It’s Thanksgiving! Since I grew up in Australia, this is a tradition that I never grew up with, but have semi-embraced over the last 13 years in the USA. I say semi-embraced because we usually never celebrate it with our extended family (my husband didn’t grow up celebrating it either), and then if we’re home… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving! Black Friday Sewing Deals!

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Under the Sea! Lottchen Tunic

Affordable Fabrics and More has done it again with another gorgeous fabric collection! For this one, I used the Lottchen Top/Tunic/Dress by German designer, Pea aus Schilde and I just love how it turned out! Read on to learn more about this outfit! It took me *ages* to decide how I wanted to use this… Continue reading Under the Sea! Lottchen Tunic

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Talkin’ or Racin’? Car Fabric for Boys (and Girls!)

Sometimes it can be hard to find awesome boy friendly fabric, so I was excited to see this new monster car design from MK*Designs! Of course, when it arrived my daughters insisted it was for them and were pretty bitter when I declared it was for their brother. Monster cars for everyone! Each of the… Continue reading Talkin’ or Racin’? Car Fabric for Boys (and Girls!)

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SLPC Betty’s Ultimate Flounce Circle Skirt Dress

Simple Life Pattern Company have done it again with a beautiful dress pattern - right in time for your holiday sewing! Betty's Ultimate Flounce Circle Skirt Dress pattern* includes: Size 2T - 12 Difficulty: Intermediate Double or single flounce flutter Side panel color blocking Side panel bows (or ties) and pocket bows Sleeveless or sleeved… Continue reading SLPC Betty’s Ultimate Flounce Circle Skirt Dress

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Some Holiday Cheer in a Sweater Dress

Well I suppose my title isn't quite appropriate... my daughter has the flu, so she's not feeling particularly cheery in these photos, but this fabric definitely fits the holiday cheer vibe! About the Fabric Designed and printed in the USA, this gorgeous Winter Forest print is part of a holiday collection currently on preorder from… Continue reading Some Holiday Cheer in a Sweater Dress

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Math: Toddlers & Staying Flexible

When people learn that I homeschool AND have a toddler, I'm often asked what she does while I'm teaching. Her favorite thing to do, actually, is participate! Her favorite time of day is Math lesson because she just ADORES all the manipulatives! I have an Ikea abacus that she plays with during our lessons, but… Continue reading Math: Toddlers & Staying Flexible

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My Monster Tour – Daniel Tiger Dress

So I've been on a sewing hiatus for a few weeks. I just felt like I was getting burnt out, unable to focus my ideas, and needed to catch up on a whole bunch of other things! I thought it would just be a one week hiatus, but next thing I knew, it had become… Continue reading My Monster Tour – Daniel Tiger Dress