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Sew Family Jammies – Pajamas For Dad

Hey y’all! I’m back with an extra special post for the Sew Family Jammies Blog Tour. Today I’ll be talking about the pajamas I made for my dad. Admittedly, I had grand plans of making pajamas for several members of my family. I only got to finish one item, but I’m completely okay with that.…

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Personalizing The Desmond Roll TopBackpack: Sew My Style

This month we took a break from garments and have been making backpacks. the two featured patterns are the Raspberry Rucksack from Sarah Kirsten, and the Desmond Roll Top Backpack from Taylor Tailor. I’m making the Desmond as a gift for my dad and it made me think about personalization options. Making something my own…

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Styling The Rhapsody Blouse – Sew My Style September 2019

Hey y’all! It’s September and we are making the perfect transitional garment — the blouse. I find that blouses can be worn throughout multiple seasons AND situations. The awesome thing about the Rhapsody blouse is that it can be worn in so many different ways. I thought I would share some styling options so everyone…

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Rethinking Lingerie – Sew My Style August 2019

August was lingerie month for Sew My Style. I was pretty excited but also nervous about sewing lingerie. I started out with great plans to make multiple items, but ultimately I did not make anything. Part of this was due to a lot of life changes, but part of it was due to my struggle…

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Pants Fitting Resources – Sew My Style 2019

Hey y’all. I fully intended on posting this much earlier in the month, but April really escaped me. Even if you’ve already made your pants for this month, I hope you find these resources helpful! This month has been all about making pants, and if you’re anything like me you may be looking for resources…

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Maywood Totepack Love

While sewing garments is my first love, making bags is a very close second. I didn’t know how much fun it could be. It’s that excitement you get when you try on a freshly sewn shirt, except you can use it everyday for the foreseeable future without judgement. I made a modified Fremont tote back…

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Romantic Rose: An Accidental Color Story

I am a bit of an impulsive sewist. I see an outfit that inspires me or some tester photos of a new sewing pattern and I instantly want to make something. Don’t get me wrong, I really like to plan my makes as well. I will write lists, reference yardage requirements, and even add to…

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Styling The Como

Hey y’all! It’s been a long time, I shouldn’t have left you…without a dope blog to step to… This month’s theme for #SewMyStyle2019 is the cardigan. We have two awesome options: The Como cardigan from Style Arc and the Blackwood cardigan from Helen’s Closet. Paulette and I are making the Como while Jess and Mac…

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Everybody Pants Now

I really hope you read the title to the tune of “Everybody Dance Now” by C+C Music Factory. If not, go listen to it and meet me back here. I also hope you’re a Parks and Rec fan and remember when Leslie Knope sang that line. Its January and I’m making pants!!! In 2018 I…

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