One Year later…Saying Goodbye to our Dog

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Hello Everyone. As you know, last year we lost our beloved Zeus. It was/is by far the hardest thing I have ever experienced. I still cannot believe he is gone. He is gone and will never return for us to cuddle with him, tease him, give him smooches or watch him devour his favorite treat. During this … [Read more...]

Wine Bottle Bag Pattern

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Happy Monday Guys! My friend recently had a birthday and her gift request was a bottle of cheap wine:-). Yes, sometimes the cheapest wines are the best. Well, I wanted to style it up a bit and so I decided to make a wine bottle bag  to present it in. In my online and Pinterest quest to find a wine … [Read more...]

Makeup Roll Up Bag

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Hey Guys! I am so excited to share this awesome project with you. I have been pondering on this idea for a while now but never got around to making it. Well here it is: my makeup roll up bag. I am loving how this turned out. I call it a valet because it can roll out on your counter top. You can also … [Read more...]

Make your own clothes: How to draft your own pattern

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Hello Everyone! If you have tried shopping for patterns recently, you know how expensive they can sometimes be. They can literally run from $10-$30 depends on what you are trying to make. Why not learn how to draft your own pattern to make your own clothes? This tutorial is for a class shirt with … [Read more...]

Urban Traveler Tote Bag Pattern

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Hey All! I recently moved and in the process gave away most of my tote bags that I had. So, this weekend, I decided to whip this tote bag pattern that I think you guys will enjoy. It is an intermediate project and I learned a lot doing it. I decided to call the The Urban Traveler cause that's what … [Read more...]

Washi Dress Sewing Pattern

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Hey Guys! I finally got my hands on the Washi Dress Sewing Pattern by Made by Rae. I have to admit I was a bit nervous with how this dress would turn out, but I absolutely love it. I have never actually sewn a dress from pattern before so it appeared to be intimidating. Boy, was I wrong! It was so … [Read more...]

The Fat Quarter Shop Anniversary Giveaway

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Congrats to Christine Sherman and Vanessa Behymer for winning $50 to FQS!   Hello Sewist! It's our blog's 2 year anniversary! I cannot believe it has been 2 years since I started this blogging and sewing venture. Thank you for all you support throughout this process. I am having so much … [Read more...]

Easy Laptop Case Pattern

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Hey Guys! I whipped up this super easy laptop case pattern last night that I thought I would share with you. This literally took about 20 minutes. I saw similar ones on Etsy for around $30! This cost me about $6 to make. I love how it turned out. Next time, I may add some leather to it but can't … [Read more...]

RBD Home Dec LOVE Blog Tour: Overnight Duffle Bag

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Have you guys been checking out the Home Dec LOVE Blog Tour from Riley Blake Designs? I have been loving all the projects everyone is doing with their home dec fabrics. Next up is this absolute gorgeous Lobster Navy Home Dec! A few weeks ago, I shared a duffle bag pattern with you guys. It's the … [Read more...]

How to start your own sewing blog

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Do you love to sew and want to share your projects with the world? Do you enjoy reading sewing blogs? Why not start a sewing blog? It's free to start and you can share your creativity, projects and ideas with others with the same interest. A year and half ago I ventured into the land of fabrics and … [Read more...]

Free Pattern Sunny Day Toddler Dress

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Hello Everyone! Found this blue fabric in my local fabric store in the clearance section and decided to grab it to make a cute dress for my 4 year old. Recently, she has decided that only boys wear pants and so is refusing to wear anything but dresses and skirts. This pattern was hand created from a … [Read more...]