Year: 2019

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Style Arc Como Cardigan – Pattern Review

The Style Arc Como Cardigan was one of the Project #SewMyStyle2019 patterns of the month for March. I created a 2-part sew along that you can find here. Let’s give the Como cardigan pattern the full review treatment, shall we? *Housekeeping: full disclosure, I received this pattern for free as …
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Oliver Hoodie for Men – Pattern Review

Today is the release of the new Sinclair Patterns pattern for men, the Oliver hoodie and polo shirt. Oliver comes in both a collared polo shirt (with 3 sleeve lengths) and a hoodie version. *Housekeeping: some links on this page are affiliate links, meaning that I get a tiny commission …
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Style Arc Como Cardigan Sew Along Part 2

In last week’s installment of the Como Cardigan Sew Along, I reviewed fabric options and what you would need to make this pattern. This week, let’s get to sewing! Quick Sew Along Recap Seam allowance is 3/8″ or 1 cm and is already included in the pattern. The pattern has …
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Easy to Sew Towel Hanging Loops in 5 Minutes

If I ruled the world, you wouldn’t need to sew towel hanging loops. Because in my world, dish towels would never even exist without them! And all towels would be made from super absorbent, eco-friendly fabric that doesn’t leave lint behind. Unfortunately, that isn’t the case. I recently bought a …
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Style Arc Como Cardigan Sew Along Part 1

If you’ve never made the Style Arc Como then welcome to the Como Cardigan Sew Along! In Part 1, I’ll go over the pattern and discuss appropriate fabric options, tools needed, and how to cut the pattern. In Part 2, I’ll show you how I sewed mine together. Here’s the pattern description: …
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March 2019 Maker Challenges

Hey makers! The continually updated master list of all the maker challenges is always up in the menu bar. But if you want the list for just March’s challenges, here you go! This also includes challenges that are ongoing and those ending this month that may have started earlier in the year. …
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Project #SewMyStyle2019 March Blogger Team & Patterns

We’re all caught up with the first two months of Project #SewMyStyle2019, so let’s talk about March! We’re featuring two cardigans this month, and our blogger team is going gangbusters on them. I’m thrilled to be part of that team, and joined by these amazing bloggers: Jess Zimmerman, Sierra Burrell, and Mac …
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Inspired to Try Project #SewMyStyle2019?

We are two full months into Project #SewMyStyle2019 and it’s been so much fun! As we wrap up February, here’s a little recap of what’s happened thus far, and what we have coming up. Wait, what is Project #SewMyStyle2019? Project #SewMyStyle2019 is a Facebook and Instagram sewing challenge. Each month …
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Deer and Doe Givre Dress Pattern Review

The Deer and Doe Givre dress (and t-shirt) was one of the two Project Sew My Style (#sewmystyle2019) options for February. As a co-host for the project this month, I’m revealing my make a little early with my Givre Dress pattern review. This was my first time using a Deer …
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Sewing Fail: Helen’s Closet Elliot Sweater Pattern Review

The Elliot Sweater from Helen’s Closet is a great basic pattern. It’s a boxy raglan sleeve top with either a regular neckband or cowl/turtleneck option. It has such great potential. It just wasn’t great ON me. But don’t worry. I won’t let that color my review of the pattern. Plus …

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