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Mommy Made It!!: How I used a sweater pattern to make my children’s t-shirt and dress.

Hey everyone, I hope all is well with you. As a seamstress, I enjoy making clothes for adults and even myself. It is really satisfying,  but what really tugs on my heartstrings is when I see my kids proudly wear the items that I make them 😍😍😍😍. My daughter told me that her friends are… Continue reading Mommy Made It!!: How I used a sweater pattern to make my children’s t-shirt and dress.

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Good News: Changing your focus can change your perspective. 

​Today I want to share my good news. I woke up this morning to my husband and two children. I was able to prepare them for their day and send them off with a good breakfast. Before they left, their last words to me was, "I love you." I am a seamstress, and not only… Continue reading Good News: Changing your focus can change your perspective. 

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Simplicity 8354: Drawstrings Pants

Hello everyone!! I hope all is well with you. I love sewing things for me, but I really enjoy sewing for my kids even more. They take so much joy in wearing my handmade clothing, and it in turn warns my heart and motivates me.  This week I finally decided to make some drawstring pants… Continue reading Simplicity 8354: Drawstrings Pants

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M7542: How I took an adult shirt pattern and created mommy and me Dresses.

Hey everyone. I hope you are enjoying your day. We planned on going to the nearby farm to pick strawberries, but we received word that they were all picked out 😭😭😭. I was a little sad, because the kids and I had such hopes of picking and eating strawberries until we turned into one.  Well,… Continue reading M7542: How I took an adult shirt pattern and created mommy and me Dresses.

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M7547: unusual fabrics make Epic Flares!!

Hey everyone. I hope you are getting ready to enjoy your weekend. Me, my husband, our kids, and my dad are heading to Florida to see my sister's 🤗🤗. As I was packing, I looked in my closet and realized that all of my jeans looked the same, just different shades. I had to fix… Continue reading M7547: unusual fabrics make Epic Flares!!

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M7543: Stripes and Shoulders 

Hey everyone. I hope all is well with you. I have gotten my mojo back and I've been sewing like crazy. Yesterday was such a beautiful day, the sun 🌞 was out, the flowers 🌺 were blooming, and I woke up to birds 🐦 chirping outside my window. With a day this beautiful, I thought… Continue reading M7543: Stripes and Shoulders 

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Put Some Pep in That Peplum

Hey everyone! I am so excited about the warm weather coming in. Comfy lightweight clothing and sandals. Welcome Spring 🌷🌻🌺🦋🌞, you were missed.  I bought some really fun and vibrant Nicole Miller fabric last year, and I finally used it to make a peplum top with pockets. I self-drafted the pattern myself and I plan… Continue reading Put Some Pep in That Peplum

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A Man and His Daughter: The daddy-daugter dance and how moments like these impact young girls. 

Hello everyone.  I hope all is well with you. Today was one of those days that makes my heart happy, it's time for the daddy-daughter dance. When I married my husband, I knew he was an amazing man, but over the years, he has proven to be an amazing father as well. Once a year… Continue reading A Man and His Daughter: The daddy-daugter dance and how moments like these impact young girls.