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2011 and Project 12

2011 and Project 12

(Click on the picture for more details on each project.) Looking over my past year, I cannot believe how much I have grown as a sewist and all the credit goes towards my “Project 12” goals.  You will never improve yourself if you never challenge yourself.  Success requires risk.  Not all of my projects have […]

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Project 12 – December: Jalie 2804 Maternity Top

Talk about going out with a bang!  I couldn’t be happier with the way my final “Project 12” project turned out. After scoping out various maternity patterns, I hit upon Jalie 2804.  It isn’t a maternity pattern, but there is a link to Assorted Notions’ maternity version on the product page. If found it difficult […]

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Joann's Fleece

Project Piles

I’m very slowly plugging away at my Christmas project list.  How is yours doing?  I have to admit I’m doing more complaining and worrying than doing.  I really can’t believe how busy my life has become! And how tiring the “easy second trimester” can be.  I did finally get done with my November clothing project, but […]

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Tutorial: Converting a Skirt Pattern to Maternity

I found luvinthemommyhood’s Maternity Sewing Roundup to be invaluable in figuring out how to do this.  I read all of the pant and skirt links, but in particular I drew the most from the refashioned maternity skirt and the maternity jeans tutorials. I tried to convert my pattern by making measurements on some maternity pants, […]

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