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SewFabFriday #2 - Charcoal Merino Fleece

Hello Again!! Thanks to everyone who tuned in last week for our first video featuring the fabrics from our boxes. This week it's the sumptuous charcoal merino fleece in our Heavyweight Box. Possibly my all-time favorite fleece and great fabric to create the Southbank Dress from Nina Lee. Check it out!

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Getting Cozy with Our First Fall Sewing Box

Okay, I realize that it's still summer. In fact, where you are might be sweltering. You might be reading this while planted in front of your AC because the heat outside is just too much. Or hey, you might be on the beach, soaking up all the summer weather you can get before it's gone. And, sadly (or happily, depending on your view of heat), the summer weather will soon fade back into cool nights and eventually cool days. And all those wonderfully light summer dresses, shorts and tanks will have to be traded in for warmer fare.  But fret not! Seasonal changes mean more chances to sew awesome things!! This month, we've got the ultimate in cozy, autumnal sewing...

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Sewing my first Jalie Pattern

Hi Everyone! I'd like you to meet Rose, my new favorite sleeveless button up. Okay, okay, to be fair, it's also my only sleeveless button up, but that doesn't take away from the fact that I love this shirt. The pattern is from, you guessed it from the title of this post, Jalie Patterns. I'll admit, I've never really had any interest in the company. Sure, lots of people on Pattern Review rave about it, and I see the Elénore Jeans all over sewing social media (Sewcial Media if you will) but whenever I look at the website, I don't find things that suit my style. I'm more of a preppy, J. Crew person when it comes to my wardrobe,...

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