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September / October 2019 Recap

Another Recap – and another super late post! I’m excited to look back over my September / October makes today, halfway through December. I think next year, I’ll be switching to quarterly instead of bi-monthly recaps, because I just can’t seem to keep up!! Over the two months I’m recapping today, I made 12 new garments – my three favorites were the matching outfits I made for our family for our tiny girl’s first birthday! I did more “selfless” sewing over this period than usual, and also did a little scrap busting by sewing up a headband out of some leftover leggings fabric. I didn’t include any photos here, but that has probably been my most worn item from this period!

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sewing the Roksi Trio Dress in sequins
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Sewing with Sequins

Can you believe that I MADE this gorgeous sequined dress? The full details of this make are over on the Minerva Blog today, but I wanted to take a quick moment here on my own blog to talk about sewing with sequins! This was something that seemed very daunting to me, and ended up being no. big. thing. So I thought I would walk you through my process. (PS – I do NOT claim to be any sequin sewing expert, and it is entirely plausible that I had beginner’s luck with this one! But I’m sharing my experience nonetheless. And also hoping it wasn’t beginner’s luck, because my second sequin fabric arrived in the mail yesterday!!).

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sewing the Patti Pocket Skirt
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Patti Pocket Skirt Blog Tour

Happy Friday the 13th! For some reason, I’ve always loved this date – and today, I get to celebrate one of my favorite days with a little extra excitement. Earlier this year, Amy Nicole asked me if I’d like to participate in the upcoming blog tour for her first ever pattern, the Patti Pocket Skirt. I’d been eyeing the pattern for awhile, so of course I was so excited to be asked! Check out my stop on the Patti Pocket Skirt Blog Tour today!!

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