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My Very First Craft Fair Adventure

Hi all, If you follow me on Instagram you know I have been bust preparing the last month for the Dixie Lee Farmers’ Market. It is a weekly event in my local community from early May until the Fall weather gets too bad (or Thanksgiving, whichever comes first). I wanted to get my feet wet,…

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RIP Janome DC 1050 – Your Life was Too Short

  Ah, me. I am so disappointed. My lovely Janome has died. I have had her a little over a year when I started experiencing some tension problems. First, it was clunking and bird-nesting that no amount of re-threading or changing needles, thread, etc., would fix. Then, I found a small nick in the thread…

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TUTORIAL: Mini Penny Pinafore Pouch Pocket Hack

You all know I LURVE Kitschycoo’s Mini Penny Pinafore pattern, but you know what I love more? Pockets! I will add pockets to anything I sew for myself that doesn’t already have them. So, when I woke up at 3 AM this morning yelling to myself POUCH POCKET, I knew what was on the agenda…

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Life is Messy, But Sooooooooo Worth It!

When my husband and I moved to Boston, we knew we would only stay for a few years. 2, maybe 3. We are not “city folk”, and while we were willing to go for a few years for some great job opportunities and cultural experiences (Bean Town Rocks, y’all), we didn’t want to stay long…

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Kitschycoo Mini Penny Pinafore Rocks My World!

SO, I have kind of turned into a Kitschycoo Groupie and I maaaaay have a slight crush on Amanda (sorrynotsorry), but really, how can you not when she constantly releases to die for patterns??? I own quite a few of her patterns and I adore them, They are amazingly simple to construct, but have such…