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Thursday, November 29, 2007

Twirls for Girls Toys for Tots




Tonight I was able to sew a cute little twirl skirt with the fabric extras I had for the Twirls for Girls campaign that You Can Make This is having for Toys for Tots! This was such a fun project! This was also my first time sewing a charm square project! Not only was I able to sew for such a great cause but I was able to do it with my daughters at my side!! It was an awesome Mommy/Daughter moment! And after I was finished, they thought it was for them to keep and held on to this little bear until they went to bed tonight! I guess I will have to make their dollies a twirl skirt!


It is not too late to participate in the Twirls for Girls! Click here for more information!

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Free Sewing Pattern for Headbands!


I just love You Can Make This! It inspires me "sew much!! LOL This gift idea above is too cute!! They are headbands packaged in such an adorable way! Go to YCMT website here and watch the video at the bottom of the site!


You can make this!


Click the picture above, sign-up for the YCMT eNewsletter and get some free eBooks: reversible headbands are included!

Friday, November 16, 2007

Free Sewing Patterns for Twirls for Girls

Knowing that thousands of dolls are donated each year to the “Toys for Tots” foundation, the team at You Can Make This! wanted to create a place where people could freely download patterns and donate the finished projects to their local Toys for Tots units. Little girls love to receive a new doll, and being able to dress that new doll in sweet new clothes is even more fun! Click here to read more!



Free Patterns here for Twirls for Girls!

Thursday, November 15, 2007

My Next Sewing Pattern and Amy Butler Fabric

COMING SOON!! My next sewing pattern!
This is a picture of the fabric selection I will use for my next sewing pattern. I have created one but I am going to try another look before using this Amy Butler fabric! I just love Amy Butler fabric! My daughters have each picked out which color they want. I hope to have my next ePattern done before Christmas but it may not be until January!

Sunday, November 11, 2007

Sewing Pattern Feedback!

"I never would have believed that I could make something so cute in such a short time"

Now this is the reason I love making patterns!! I received this picture from a Mom who commented on one of my posts asking me if she thought someone with minimal sewing skills could use my patterns. I sent them to her and this is her creation she made for her beautiful daughter! WOW, just adorable!! Thanks for sending the picture, S!

She used the Dress Top Sewing Pattern along with the Boutique Bottoms Sewing Pattern.

Friday, November 9, 2007

Sewing Pattern Giveaway!


Laura Williams is hosting a giveaway:
SewSensible's Boutique Bottoms!
Click here to enter!

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Monday, November 5, 2007

Two New Sewing Patterns!




My friend, Nanette from Nanoo Children's Designs, has two new Patterns on You Can Make This! Christmas Stockings and a Fun Fleece Scarf!! Check it out here for the Christmas stocking and here for the scarves!


Awesome Creations!!

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