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The Mendy Project, An Intentional Challenge for 2020

The Mendy Project came up when I was writing about my intentions for 2020. In a year full of sewing challenges do we need another one? Sure, why not! What is The Mendy Project? The Mendy Project was influenced by the desire to stop replacing “stuff” that only needs a …
Sewing

Enhance Your Closet with Sew My Style 2020

Sew My Style 2020 launched with the clock striking midnight on January 1st and it’s a great way to enhance your closet this year. As of today we have nearly 3,500 people subscribed and many of them are new to sewing. It’s an exciting way to get into garment sewing. …
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2018 Year in Review

The 2018 year in review is going to be different than 2017’s. Last year I had a review of only my wins. For 2018 I want to review the misses AND the wins. But instead of calling them “fails,” I’m going to think of them as “course corrections.” I was …
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Feb18 Recap

For the second month in a row, I feel like I spent ALL OF MY FREE TIME at the sewing machine. I have finally started forcing myself to take an hour long lunch break and just stop completely once my husband gets home from work. I don’t know when I …

Feb18 #SigCOTM Inspiration: Amethyst

This month I wanted to take a deeper dive into why I’m doing a color-focused project. I’m the type of person who eats with her eyes. If something looks appealing, I WANT! And by “eat” I mean “consume.” Whether it be food or fabric, beautiful things call to me. And …
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Jan18 Recap

I gave myself some lofty goals for January. I was super excited for the new year, and that added to my ambitions. And I’m proud to say I’ve met most of my goals! The plans were: SWAP cardigan and skirt: Accomplished…but they both turned into non-wearable muslins due to all …

Joggers for Her – Simplicity 8268

The upside of a unisex pattern is the twofer deal: one for him and one for me. The major upside of fitting into the same size as your husband is using his muslin as your finished piece. For the non-sewist, a muslin is a “practice” piece made to ensure fit. …