Railroad Ready in my Target Jumpsuit

Have you ever found something in a store and you just KNEW it was for you? That’s exactly how I felt when I found this Target jumpsuit. I’d been wanting to add some green to my closet and this definitely delivered. I’m so in love with the color, the fit and the way it looks. […]

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Two Spring Staples with Indiesew

Hi there! I’m here to wrap up the first quarter of Indiesew Blogger posts with two lovely staple pieces to welcome spring. This is my first post for Indiesew and I’m so excited to be on the 2019 Blogger Team! Have you met the rest of the team? Check them out and their Indiesew posts […]

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LADY IN RED

Greetings all! This is my first post since the re-branding and I’m so excited to share it with you. I had been wanting a red plaid or tweed blazer for awhile now. There’s just something so classic and easy about the look of red on a blazer jacket. I wanted a mix of classic design […]

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Beginners Guide to Jeans Making

Making jeans can seem daunting and stressful to even think about. Working with denim, the different needles, adding rivets and buttons, choosing the right fabric and thread, etc. Is it more work than fun? I created the below e-guide to show you how you can turn jean making into a DIY adventure rather than a […]

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Morgan Jeans for the Win!

I made jeans! Ok, well I can’t really say this is my first pair of jeans. I’ve had quite the journey in jeans making. This is actually my 5th pair of jeans. The MORGAN BOYFRIEND JEANS by CLOSET CASE PATTERNS, however, reach an all new height in my handmade wardrobe and pattern collection.

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Styled 3 Ways: Chambray Shirtdress (Simplicity 8546)

Hello lovelies! Welcome to a new series on the blog called 3 Ways. This series is a new thing I’m starting this year to help you make the most of your closet with less. In the series I’m taking one or two staple pieces and styling them 3 different ways to show you how to […]

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How to Recognize Your Tailoring Worth

Last year, ones who met me and found out I sew asked me the ever known question “do you do alterations?”. Some even assume upon me telling them I sew that I automatically will fix their outfits. And finally I’ve had a person actually tell me, rudely, “well if you don’t do sewing for others […]

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At the Core of Your Procrastination

I spent most of 2018 putting things off until the last minute. Between laziness, feelings of inadequacy and comparing myself to others, I skipped out on many missed opportunities.

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10 Pear Shaped Friendly Sewing Patterns for Women

Being pear shaped can be awesome if the right clothes are worn to flatter certain parts. Often on the pear shaped woman it is common to flatter the chest area because it is smaller on that body type and draws as less attention to the behind as possible.

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Learning to Be Transparent While Sewing

“Resisting change, we hold on. Accepting change, we let go.” I’ve been letting go of a lot of frustrations lately. Shedding skin like a snake, molting like a mammal and like an evolving butterfly, coming out of many cocoons with new versions of myself.

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