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April 2019 Maker Challenges

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 April’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. As …
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Free Heidi Day Dress – Pattern Review

One of my favorite designers, The Wearable Studio, just released their Heidi Day dress. Better yet, it’s free if you join their mailing list. I actually tested the pattern for Mel because obvs. I told myself I was going to take time away from pattern testing after the superhero Oliver, …
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Recapping an Awesome Project Sew My Style March 2019

Now that it’s April, us March leaders for Project Sew My Style 2019 are passing the baton to the next group of badass ladies. They’re tackling trousers this month, so if you were ever going to attempt to make a pair, now is that time! Let’s look back on Cardigan …
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Amping Up for The 100 Day Project

Have you heard of the 100 Day Project? I’ve been promoting it on the newsletter and on the Maker Challenges list. But if you’ve missed it, here’s an excerpt from the official website: #The100DayProject is a free art project that takes place online. Every spring, thousands of people all around …
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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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