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Sketchy Star Shirt

I designed this Sketchy Stars fabric at Spoonflower to use for this shirt. This was a much more complicated design than my Simple Bicycles, since I had to make sure the stars repeated in the way I wanted them to without weird tiling lines. I used my Vintage V-Neck pattern in a size 3, since Bean is right between sizes Read the Rest…

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Button Shoulder Raglan

This post originally appeared as part of the Knock it Off series at Elegance and Elephants.  For today’s knock off, I was inspired by this pin, which unfortunately wasn’t from the original source but from a blog home page, but I finally found the post and the shirt was credited to Mini Boden. And no Read the Rest…

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Bicycle Vintage V-Neck

Well, I’ve almost used up the Simple Bicycles fabric I designed and ordered at Spoonflower. You might remember seeing the first shirt I made with it here. Well, somehow (even though I swear I counted during KCWC) Bean does not have enough long sleeve shirts. So I pulled out the Vintage V-Neck pattern and whipped Read the Rest…

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Pooh Redo

This post originally appeared over at Rae Gun Ramblings for her Handmade Halloween Series. And of course this costume goes with my Precious Piglet And Tigger Too costumes. Today I’m going to show you how I took Tater’s Cowardly Lion costume from 2 years ago and made it into Winnie the Pooh for Bean to Read the Rest…

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Pier 49 Pants by Peek-A-Boo Patterns

For a tutorial on the star stamped shirt, go here. Today I’m honored to be a stop on the Peek-A-Boo Pattern Summer Tour. I made the Pier 49 Convertible Pants as part of Bean’s Stars & Stripes outfit for July 4th.  The pattern was easy to print and easy to follow. You could whip up Read the Rest…

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Stars and Stripes

Come back Friday for more details on how I made the shirt, and next week I’ll tell you more about the shorts. Hope all my American readers have a great holiday! Hooray – you read the whole post! Wanna hang out more? Check out the best sewing pins with me on Pinterest, join our Facebook Read the Rest…

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Nothing But a Hound Dog Backpack.

This was originally a contributor post over at Keeping it Simple. We’re doing some traveling this summer and I decided Bean needed his own little piece of luggage. I went into a local independent fabric store, and found this laminated cotton houndstooth, and the Nothing But a Hound Dog Backpack idea popped into my head. Read the Rest…