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U.S. Air Force Toddler Dress

And last but not least, today I'm sharing my final make with Affordable Fabrics & More's military collection! Aren't these clouds adorable?! They can easily work for coordinating with the rest of the Air Force fabrics, or with something else entirely!   (*Contains affiliate links) I usually don't do quick, fast sews. I don't know… Continue reading U.S. Air Force Toddler Dress

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U.S. Air Force Jacket

Living in the DC area means we're surrounded by military and government contractors (my husband falls into the latter category!). When Affordable Fabrics and More announced the new military fabric round, I figured I would skip it, since we aren't military (and the sample collection was originally offered to the military seamstresses in our group).… Continue reading U.S. Air Force Jacket

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MerKitty Baby Swimmers!

Now for some cuteness for the baby! Ok, fine, "the toddler." She's still my baby though πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ (Contains affiliate links) With my leftover MK*Designs Glam Merkitties and Glam Scales, I wanted to make a rashguard and bottoms for my littlest. She just adores modeling them! Actually, she's fun to photograph because she just… Continue reading MerKitty Baby Swimmers!

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Glam Merkitty Swimsuit!

I have frequently professed my love for the Boo! Designs Swimmers pattern*, so even though I was *tempted* to try a new swimsuit pattern for sewing up these super cute Merkitties from MK*Designs, I decided to just stick with my old-faithful but change up some of the details! Why reinvent the wheel, right? ;-). No,… Continue reading Glam Merkitty Swimsuit!

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Jalie Zip-Front Hoodie + Seahorses

I've been loving making hoodies for my kids - I love the options for details, showing off cool fabric, and my kids just love to have hoods and pockets on their clothes. What I don't like however, is that THEY NEVER WEAR THEM. Waaaaaah!!!!! I finally worked out that my children will only wear hoodies… Continue reading Jalie Zip-Front Hoodie + Seahorses

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Lion… er… Liger Hoodie!

Can I just start by saying, I love, love, LOVE Whimsy Baby Customs Rapports?! What is a Rapport you say? Well, turn to my trusty search engine: A Whimsy Baby Customs Rapport goes along the same vein - a panel and two coordinates - all on one meter of fabric! I think it's a brilliant… Continue reading Lion… er… Liger Hoodie!

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Lienchen Skirt, Ottobre Top & Doll Outfit

The nice thing about sewing custom designed fabric is that I'm obligated to maximize every last bit of it! With the remaining pieces of this "Endless Hearts" Cotton Lycra (from Beanpop Fabrics) that I used last week to make the Filou Hoodie, I decided to make the Lienchen Skirt by Pom & Pino. This is… Continue reading Lienchen Skirt, Ottobre Top & Doll Outfit