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When You Can’t Afford It, Sew It!

Are any of you out there Christy Dawn fans? I love (LOVE!) their style and want to own every single dress I see on their website. However, since I favor both my arm and my leg, being able to buy one at any time is not always a viable option for me, unfortunately.

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!

Mrs. Roper Approved: Simplicity 8505 Vintage Caftan

Hey all! I’m super excited to share my most current make, the Simplicity 8505 (originally issued as Simplicity 5315 and first debuted in 1972). This pattern makes the most gorgeous 70’s caftan! As a kid, I grew up watching Three’s Company because it was one of my dad’s favorite sitcoms. Thankfully, all the “suggestive innuendo”… Continue reading Mrs. Roper Approved: Simplicity 8505 Vintage Caftan

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! Anyhoo, I was cleaning up my sew space the other day, and realized I needed… Continue reading DIY Sewing Machine Cover (And Why It’s Probably Not a Good Idea to Watch TV While Sewing)

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