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I’m Still Here!

Good morning! Just wanted to prove that I'm still here and I'm still alive and kicking. Hiiiiii! I have very much been meaning to get back to my beloved sewing machine. I just haven't had much free time to set aside to really get into the sewing groove. A few things keeping me occupied as… Continue reading I’m Still Here!

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DIY Sewing Machine Cover (And Why It’s Probably Not a Good Idea to Watch TV While Sewing)

Hello! How are you all today? Anybody do any fun sewing this weekend? It was Father's Day for us yesterday, so no fun sewing for me, but plenty of fun had celebrating the Hubs being the father of my children! My Hubby of 15 years and two kids later. Can't help but love him... Anyhoo,… Continue reading DIY Sewing Machine Cover (And Why It’s Probably Not a Good Idea to Watch TV While Sewing)

Apparel · Sewing · The Tools of the Trade

Dress Form Review: Dritz Sew You Dress Form

Hey guys! For today's post, I thought I'd share my thoughts, views, and opinions on my new dress form from Dritz called the "Sew You Dress Form". What makes this one stand out among a standard dress form is the fact that it is customizable to fit your personal body measurements. This concept isn't new--… Continue reading Dress Form Review: Dritz Sew You Dress Form

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The Tools of the Trade: Part 3–Fabric

Hi everyone! We've now covered two parts of The Tools of the Trade series: Part 1: The Sewing Machine, and Part 2: Sewing Basket Essentials. For the final part in the series, we will talk about FABRIC. Now, being somewhat of a novice sewer still, I don’t have very extensive knowledge about fabric themselves, what… Continue reading The Tools of the Trade: Part 3–Fabric

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The Tools of the Trade: Part 2 – Sewing Basket Essentials

Hey kids! Welcome back! In this post, we are going to get into part two of the The Tools of the Trade Series. Part one talked about the most important tool you will need in order to get started with sewing. If you haven’t read the first part of this series about getting a sewing… Continue reading The Tools of the Trade: Part 2 – Sewing Basket Essentials

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The Tools of the Trade: Part 1–The Sewing Machine

Hi! We are in the 4th month of Quarantine Mode now. Where we live, restrictions and bans have been lifted for the time being, and my family and I have been soaking it up, trying to get out ("safely", of course) and just LIVE. It's been really hard for so many of us, but seriously… Continue reading The Tools of the Trade: Part 1–The Sewing Machine