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Meine Herzenswelt – Vanja Sweater Dress

German pattern world strikes again! I just love how many unique and interesting designs are available among European patterns! When I received this unicorn panel from MK*Designs, I realized that it was going to be too small for another Filou sweater or BeeStyle and since I wanted a dress, I didn't think it would work with the… Continue reading Meine Herzenswelt – Vanja Sweater Dress

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Sew Straight & Gather Avenue Dress with Beanpop!

I am so excited about this dress! I'm a "strike-off seamstress" for Beanpop Fabrics and when they requested this gorgeous striped floral fabric be sewn up, I just KNEW it would be a perfect combo with the Sew Straight & Gather Avenue Dress that I tested earlier in the year. (In fact, there are so… Continue reading Sew Straight & Gather Avenue Dress with Beanpop!

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My first German pattern!

I finally took the plunge and made my very first German pattern! I've been seeing so many amazing German patterns floating around the web lately and knew I had to overcome all fears and get my feet wet with them. About the Fabric Firstly, I received this gorgeous unicorn fabric, panel and coordinates from It's… Continue reading My first German pattern!

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Hallå Stardust Hoodie & Forever Fit Joggers

Today I'm letting my son get some lovin'! As you'll be able to see from these photos, he was *super* excited that I made something for him!! With some of my leftover MK*Designs "Evil Melted Crayon" fabric (used in my daughter's Boo! Designs Skater Dress), I sewed up a Hallå Stardust short sleeved hoodie (from… Continue reading Hallå Stardust Hoodie & Forever Fit Joggers

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Boo! Designs Skater Dress – Gathered Waist Hack

Oh, Boo! Designs Skater Dress (affiliate link), you are my favorite for a quick, satisfying sew! And how fun is this version?! MK*Designs asked me to sew up a strike-off of their gorgeous "Evil Melted Crayon" cotton lycra, and I thought a hacked version of the Boo! Skater would be a perfect match for it!… Continue reading Boo! Designs Skater Dress – Gathered Waist Hack

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Beauty-ful Boo! Swimmers

It's SWIM season again! I *love* sewing swimsuits - it is so rewarding! (Here's last year's swimsuits!). This week I was chosen to sew up a swimsuit for my daughter with "strike-offs" (sample custom fabric) from both Beanpop Fabrics and RP Custom Fabrics. When each company realized they had created a print that would look… Continue reading Beauty-ful Boo! Swimmers