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Last Chance to Win One of 8 .PDF Patterns!

There is just 2 hours left to enter to win 1 of the 8 copies of over 46 patterns to choose from!  Click on the picture below to go to the post with pictures, links and entry information.  Times running … Continue reading

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Funktional Threads Pattern Giveaway!

DIDN’T WIN?  That’s okay, Funktional Threads is offering an exclusive 10% coupon code to EYMM followers.  Use code EYMM2WIN until 6/11 to get 10% off your order in the Funktional Threads Etsy Shop. I have been very lucky to test some of Funktional … Continue reading

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An exciting few weeks ahead!

I know I haven’t been posting much but that’s because I have actually been SEWING!  Around Christmas my vintage Singer started having issues… then my 9 year old basic Bernina Bernette 90e started having problems too.  This led to lots … Continue reading

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Upcycling is for Boys too!

I know upcycled dresses are all over for girls, but what about those boys?  As a mom of 2 boys it can be hard at times to find cute boy patterns that age appropriate yet school worthy for my 7.5yr … Continue reading

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Sewing with Knits 101

I have been sewing with knits for a while but as they have become more available more people have started trying them out as well.  Unfortunately they don’t always realize that they sew a bit differently until they finish the … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Upcycled Dress & Clothes From ANY Knit Pattern!

Upcycled dresses, hoodies & pants are currently very popular but can easily cost an arm and a leg.  There is good reason for that, well made garments take time to make & decent knits are not cheap.  I have started … Continue reading

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Maternity Dress for Mama! (link to tutorial!)

One of the complications of #5 being a surprise is that #1 I didn’t hold on to a ton of maternity clothes because we were pretty sure we were done #2 I am prego in opposite seasons so the bit … Continue reading

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Upcycled Ruffle Shorties From Leggings with Tutorial

A few years ago a friend of mine asked me if could make her some Matilda Jane style shorties.  She loves them but they are not cheap & the sell out fast.  So the last few years I have made … Continue reading

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Upcycled Jean Half Apron with Tutorial!

So if you saw my most recent post Quick & Easy Cut Off Shorts with Tutorial! then you may just be ready for this one :).  At step 2 I mentioned to save the leg peices you cut off & this is why! … Continue reading

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Quick & Easy Cut Off Shorts with Tutorial!

I remember as a child & teen taking scissors to my old jeans to make shorts.  It worked but I have to say they were often FAR from straight and they unraveled for ever getting shorter & shorter over time … Continue reading

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