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Simplicity S9012 Ruffled Dress/
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Simplicity S9012 . Knee Length Dress with Ruffled Sleeves and Ruffled Neck

When I first purchased this fabric, I intended to use it for the lining of a coat, which I never made.  Then I decided to use it for a dress for my cousin’s wedding. Unfortunately, the wedding was postponed because of COVID.  But, clearly this dress would be perfect for a wedding. This is Simplicity S9012 by Cynthia Rowley.  Here’s …

McCalls 7817 African Print Wrap Jacket/
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McCalls 7817 . African Print Mid-Length Wrap Jacket

  I made McCalls M7817 pattern, View D from some African print fabric I purchased from Etsy.  Here’s the pattern. McCalls M7817. I cut a size 14.  This pattern was very easy and it would be perfect for a beginner.  I love how easy it was to come together.  It was basically 5 pieces and some binding tape.

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McCalls 7969 – Gathered Sleeve Rayon Maxi Dress

McCalls 7969 View D.  This is my last summer dress DIY for 2020.  Not to say I won’t make this dress in a Fall winter fabric or pattern in the coming months, because it is really a great dress.  I made this dress to wear to a friend’s backyard get together, but changed my mind and decided to wear something …

Simplicity S9141 Pink Tiered Sundress
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Simplicity S9141 – ROUND 2. Cotton Bohemian Tiered Sundress with a Few Changes

This is the second time I have made this sundress.  It is Simplicity S9141.  I said in my previous post, [inset previous post] that I would be making it again immediately because I like the style of it so much.  it was just as time consuming as it was the first time I made it, but worth every second of …

Simplicity S9141 Peacock Print
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Simplicity 9141 Cotton Peacock Bohemian Sundress

I can’t say enough good about this sundress. It is Simplicity S9141.  Here is a link to the pattern. Simplicity S9141 It is the perfect summer dress and my style completely. I love bohemian style dresses, skirts, tops, and the more tiers the better. When I bought this pattern, I thought, okay, this is going to be really easy. There were …

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Super Easy Accent Pillows from an Inexpensive Throw Rug

I found a cute little accent rug from an overstock store for $11.95. I thought it was pretty cute, but when I saw it, I immediately thought of our current accent pillows in our bedroom which were cute at one point, but have certainly seen better days. I knew this rug would make some great pillows. The rug was not …