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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
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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.  …

Simplicity S9268 Top and High Waisted Joggers
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Mimi G Simplicity Pattern S9268 with Modifications

This is a Mimi G pattern from Simplicity.  I love her and have been following her for years.  I remember when she started and would love to meet her one day.  I love watching her on her blog and instagram.  She is an inspiration to me. Okay, so let’s get into this pattern.  This is Simplicity Pattern S9268.  Here is …

DIY Cargo Pants
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DIY Cargo Pants with Elastic Waist and Leg

Who doesn’t love a good cargo pant?  I  have several pair of cargo pants that I have had for more than ten years. I have worn them often and they are starting to get a little worn out.  I drafted these pants from an old pattern I previously drafted for some wide leg linen pants, with some adjustments, of course. …

McCalls MP205 Tunic with Ruffled Sleeves and Ruffled Hem
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McCalls MP205 Easy. Bohemian Tunic with Ruffled Sleeves and Ruffled Hem

Everyone knows I love anything with a bohemian style flair, like this McCall’s MP205 pattern. McCalls MP205 I previously made this ruffled tunic about four years ago, and it was a raging failure.  This was years ago.  I made it with a white jersey knit.  I wore it once to work and never wore it again. It made it to …

Simplicity S8989 Knee Length Jacket with Drawstring Waist/
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Simplicity S8989 Knee Length Jacket with Drawstring Waist

When I put this jacket on after making it, I was like, Yesssssssssss!  This is Simplicity S8989.  Here’s the pattern  Simplicity S8989 I cut a size Large and View C with sleeves.  I used a linen blend fabric, but I can’t remember where I purchased it because I have had it for a while.  I had already made this jacket …

Simplicity S9047 Woven Jacket with Pockets and Belt
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Simplicity S9047 Woven Jacket with Front Pockets and Belt

  This Simplicity S9047 pattern was a very rewarding make for me.  I have had this pattern for a while with hopes of finally making it.  Initially, I intended to use a denim fabric like the front of the pattern, but decided to use a woven home decor fabric I purchased from our local Joann’s. I like this fabric because …

Butterick B6685 Pullover Tunic with Ruffle Sleeves/
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Butterick B6685 Off White Pullover Tunic with Ruffled Sleeves and Sash

This is Butterick B6685.  Here is the pattern, although I am not sure if Butterick still offers it.  Butterick B6685. I made view B with C sleeves and I cut a size large.  I used an off white cream fabric I have had in my stash for a long time.  I believe I got it from Fabric Mart. This …

Simplicity 8553 Green Full Length Kimono
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Simplicity 8553 . Full Length Lightweight Kimono

I made this kimono from Simplicity 8553 Simplicity 8553 . I bought this fabric from Hobby Lobby and got a pretty good deal on it. I had been eyeballing it for a minute, and then one day it was on clearance, so I scooped it up.  I thought it would be a dress, but it ended up being this super …