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May / June 2019 Recap

I’m back for round three of my bi-monthly recaps! I did a little better sewing up stash fabrics in May/June than I did in March/April, but still not quite as good as in January/February. I still participated in quite a bit of collaboration sewing again over this 2-month period, but I am so happy to say that I haven’t purchased any fabric since my IndieSew purchase in February / March! I’m really enjoying getting to make up some of my fabrics into garments I’ve had in my brain for awhile, and shopping my stash when I want to try a new pattern. This was a bottom heavy couple of months, with skirts / pants / shorts making a big bang in my handmade wardrobe. Without any further delay, here’s my makes!!…

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so sew english fabrics lemon pants and pony tank
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Mama / Mini Lemon Outfits

Can you believe that it is already mid June? 2019 is half over! Today, I’m showing off the matching outfits my little one and I wore for Mother’s Day… back in May!! We’re a bit behind over here. Thanks for bearing with me – parenthood takes priority to quick turnarounds for blog posts these days, but I’m still getting them out!

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sewing the South Shore Romper
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Wacky Wednesday – South Shore Romper

I’m so happy to be bringing you guys another Wacky Wednesday post this week! If you haven’t come across one of my these posts before, Wacky Wednesday is an awesome promotion that Ellie and Mac Patterns runs on a weekly basis featuring a handful of their patterns on sale for ONE DOLLAR!! Yep, that’s right. ONE DOLLAR. So take a look – if you’re looking for a great knit romper pattern, especially one with lots of great customization options, this just might be your lucky day!!

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sewing the Pirate Pencil Skirt
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Neon Floral Pirate Pencil Skirt

I picked out this fabric back in September, when I was still VERY pregnant, and the cool weather was starting to think about settling in. I knew it was destined to be a pencil skirt, but I also knew that this meant that it would be sitting on my shelf, waiting a while – the colors didn’t really scream autumn or winter, and my belly wasn’t super accommodating to a pencil skirt silhouette at the time! So off to the shelf it went, waiting for the conditions to be just right. It’s been about 80F pretty regularly lately, so I’d say conditions are good.

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