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MY GO TO MAXI DRESS

MY GO TO MAXI DRESS

Laid eyes on this gorgeous fabric a few months ago while browsing Instagram and I just could not get it out of my mind. I contacted the seller and to my delight she was 10 minutes away so I was able to pick it up. Ankara is one of my favourite fabrics to work with. I love the bright colours and bold prints. I knew that my go to maxi dress pattern Vogue 9253 was going to work. I cut size large.  This is the third time I have used this pattern you can find my other post here.  ...

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LACED UP SLEEVE TOP

LACED UP SLEEVE TOP

If you hate having to turn spaghetti straps or sewing I can't remember how may loops, you might as well sign off now...lol Hey, you're still here, I guess it's down the rabbit hole then. I got this pattern through an online sewing friend from the US as we do not get Simplicity patterns at our fabric stores in Canada.  She was kind enough to offer to buy what I wanted and ship them to me.  This is Simplicity 8694 and I made View C, which in my opinion was the best out of the options in the package. I...

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OLD NAVY REMODEL

OLD NAVY REMODEL

Let’s go back 2019 or maybe 2018 I’m not sure but I was in Old Navy - I don’t remember why because I don’t really buy clothing. Nothing against the store but shopping for clothing is not something I like to do or enjoy. That being said, I found this romper, fell in love with the colour and the bonus - it’s a Linen blend. It was on clearance but it was size XXL and I couldn’t find a size that would fit me so I bought it with the thoughts of going home and reconstructing it to my size. ...

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TOFO JUMPSUIT - SEW ALONG AND PATTERN DISCOUNT

TOFO JUMPSUIT - SEW ALONG AND PATTERN DISCOUNT

Are your ready for summer? I am and my summer wardrobe is well on it's way with this jumpsuit from Halfmoon Atelier.  I had the privilege of creating a sew along for this pattern which is live on her blog and you can find it here.   There is also a 20% off discount now through June 27th using code SEWTOFO. You can find the pattern here. This is the first time I made a jumpsuit and I am going out of my comfort zone with this piece but I must admit, it's super comfortable to wear.  The jumpsuit features side...

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PATTERN HACK - VOGUE 9253

PATTERN HACK - VOGUE 9253

I'm back with one of my favourite patterns Vogue 9253 that you can find here. This is a deep V Kimono style dress and needs 3 - 5 yards of 60" wide fabric depending on which view you are making. I cut size large. The fabric I chose is from Trinidad which I saw on a trip last year but didn't purchase it at the time so when my parents were coming for a visit my cousin scouted the fabric stores for me and my mom brought me some pieces. This fabric is also available in blue and green. I...

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