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Lets make some pants... leggings are pants right? I know there is a bit on controversy about weather or not leggings are pants however, for todays purposes im going to say yes. Also as a stay at home mom that rarely sees a sole outside of my family and neighbors who are basically family, does it really even matter.  In my husbands word " I do what I want."   I wanted to try a new legging pattern out and seeing as how I won a Duck Butt Designs gift card a while back an got the long leg runners now...

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Wahoo Summer dresses!!! This is my favorite challenge so far I love a cute summer dress and this weeks make is no exception.  I have been holding on to what little bit of belle I had left to make the bodice of a summer dress so this week its finally happening. I paired my cream belle with one of our Heathered solids in double brushed poly. This pairing is another I wasn't in love with to start but quickly decided it was better thought it was going to come out. sometimes you just have to try something you are uncertain...

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I know, I know it is summer and long sleeves are out. However I wave been battling sickness that just seems to keep coming back and I find I keep getting cold. I actually have never been a big fan of long sleeve shirts. Learning to tolerate things on my lower arms as long as it is stretchy and not to tight is one of my goals for this year. There are just so many longer sleeve patterns I want to try. For my something stretchy challenge I am making a raglan using a large scrap of double brushed poly...

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I had a vision I wanted to bring to life this week. I keep seeing the Patterns for pirates boho babydoll and I love the gathering on it but I really want a tank version.  I love the fit of the essential tank and wanted to mash the two styles as much as possible. So I started chopping away at my essential tank pattern to hopefully  create the look I was going for.  I chose seafoam emi on our custom rayon french terry which is easily one of my top 5 favorite fabrics.  This base is so amazing. It is...

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This week is all about stripes. With all the beautiful stripes we have had between retail and mystery packs it was hard to choose. However I got lucky and had an order placed for a striped and solid dress that is perfect for this challenge. so lets knock out two birds with one stone.  For this dress I am using the made for mermaids mamma joy pattern paired with our blue liverpool stripes and double brushed poly solid navy. This pattern is one of my best sellers as it looks good on a lot of body types, is comfortable and...

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