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    Sewing: Week Forty Eight: White Bat Wing Dress Tutorial

    The bat wing dress is back. I made this back in April of 2014 and it’s such an easy and fun sewing tutorial. My original post – bat wing dress – lead you back to Mollytov’s site for the full tutorial, however, it’s now gone. As a result, here (after searching the internet and piecing bits of info together) I have a version of the tutorial – all you’ll need. What You Need 2 yards of jersey stretch fabric matching thread serger scissors pins iron…

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    Sewing: Week Forty Seven: Stripped Sweatpants with Pockets

    Stripped sweatpants with pockets – the perfect weekend uniform! Especially on this chilly snowy day. Put the fireplace on, have some pancakes and lounge around in your sweats. What could be better? Nothing. Okay, let’s get started. Last week we made 6 seam sweatpants and this tutorial takes that one to the next level by adding pockets and a ribbed waistband. What You Need sweatpants as template 1 1/2 yards of stripped fabric 1/2 a yard of matching ribbing serger machine matching thread scissors pins…

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    Sewing: Week Forty Six: 6 Seam Sweatpants

    Week forty six is an easy project – 6 seam sweatpants. This project took me about 45 minutes which included cutting the fabric all the way to the finishing touches. Just think how many you could make in an afternoon – probably 4. Okay, let’s get started on this sewing project. What You Need 1.5 yards of sweatshirt fleece a pair of sweatpants as a template serger matching thread 1 inch elastic (your waist measurement) pins scissors Okay, first, ensure your sweatshirt fleece is pre-washed.…

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    Sewing: Week Forty Five: Plaid Flannel Mittens

    Plaid flannel mittens are fun and easy to make. The project, beginning to end took me about 1 hour. That includes finding a pattern and then cutting it out. So, let’s get started on this sewing project! What You Need pattern plaid flannel (about 1/3 of a yard) warm fleece (about 1/3 of a yard) ribbing (about 1/3 of a yard) machine serger matching thread pins scissors First – this project is adapted from Beth’s ‘Smittens’ which are made out of sweaters. These are made…

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    Sewing: Week Forty Four: Purse Pouches

    Purse pouches – the greatest way to keep your purse organized. Between work, school and life my purse can sometimes get over run with stuff. These purse pouches are here to save me. I made two of them – one for personal stuff like lipgloss, tampons and meds. The other for work – pens, all of my work keys and zip drives. This way, when I need to grab something it’s far easier to be found. Okay, let’s get started! What You Need about a…