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DIY One Shoulder Lace Top
DIY Dress Fashion Sewing

African Fabric. No. 3. One Shoulder Lace Top. Butterick B6652 Modified

Hello everyone. I hope you had the best weekend and you feel happy and relaxed and ready for another week. So, let me tell you about this cute little top I made from Butterick B6652.  The pattern is one of Butterick’s easy patterns and after making it, I agree that it is easy enough for a beginner for sure. I …

Butterick B6897 Modified African Print Dress
2023 African Fabric DIY Dress

African Print Dress No. 2. Butterick B6897 Modified Dejavue

Hello Everyone. I hope you are having the most wonderful Sunday imaginable. We have received some much needed rain today, which surprisingly, included some large hail, and now that we have had a couple of bouts of that, everything looks, feels and smells refreshed and renewed. As you know, my husband went out of the country a few months ago, …

Butterick B6897 Modified African Print Dress
DIY Dress Pattern Sewing

African Print Dress No. 1 Butterick B6897 – Modified

  Hello beautiful and crafty people.  My husband went out of the country a few months ago, and brought me back some really great African fabrics when he returned.  While he was there, we were able to get on a video chat which allowed me to see the shop and some of the fabrics, and I had a real hand …

MP205 Ruffled Tunic
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McCalls MP205. Boho Tunic with Ruffled Sleeves 2023

Everyone knows I love anything with a bohemian flair, like this McCall’s MP205 pattern. McCalls MP205.  I made it a few years ago before this posting and failed miserably.  Then tried it again and was successful.  Here is the post where I made it previously.  Boho Ruffled Tunic.  Now, I am back at it again. 

Simplicity 8124 Modified
African Fabric DIY Sewing

African Fabric No. 1. Ruffled Midi Dress from Simplicity 8124 (Modified)

Hello everyone.  This is a modified version of Simplicity 8124.  My husband traveled abroad this year to Liberia, a country in West Africa.  He had not been there for many many years and stayed for several weeks.  He promised to bring me back some African fabric, and he stayed true to his promise.  When he was shopping in the market …

Vogue 9112 Marcy Tilton Dress
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Vogue V9112 Marcy Tilton Pullover Asymmetric Dress/Tunic

This cute dress is Vogue 9112 This is a Marcy Tilton pattern, a designer whom I like.  I have had this pattern for a long time and decided to go ahead and take the plunge and make it.  I have tried Vogue patterns many times over the years, and honestly they are not my favorite.  Vogue can be too extra …

Vogue 9253 Linen Dress
DIY Fashion Sewing

Linen Series 2021 Part 5. Linen Mid-Length Belted Caftan Dress – Vogue 9253

Welcome to Part 5 of my Linen Series 2021.  This a mid length belted caftan dress made in a beautiful natural linen.  This is Vogue 9253.  Here is the pattern.  I have made this dress before to wear to a local fashion show and it was one of my first blog posts.  If you missed that post, here it is.  …

Blue Linen Ruffled Skirt
DIY Fashion Sewing

Linen Series 2021 Part 3. The Blue Ruffled Skirt with Side Tie. Simplicity 8637

Hello Crafty Sisters and Brothers.  I see you out there making all of those beautiful clothes and accessories for your home.  I See You and I love it.  I just hope I am inspiring someone in some way to just get out there and make your stuff.  And if I am motivating anyone in any positive way, that would make …

McCalls 7598 Drop Crotch Jumper
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Linen Series 2021 Part 2. Army Green Linen Jumper – McCalls 7598

Welcome back to  This is the second edition of Linen Series 2021 and I am featuring a linen jumper.  This is McCalls 7598, view D, the Jumper.  Here is the pattern.  McCalls 7598.  Okay, so I have to say that I have had this pattern for a very long time.  The pattern features three dresses of various lengths and …