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Maternity Maxi (Southport pattern by True Bias, Sewn by Sew Fearless)

Maternity Southport Maxi

I’ve been wearing my maternity tanks to death since I sewed them, but I felt like I needed something a little more special for Sunday mass and date nights. When Lauren pointed out how nursing-friendly the new True Bias Southport Dress pattern was, I realized how easily it could be adjusted into the perfect maternity/nursing dress to […]

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Quilt Market

So… I went to Quilt Market a couple weekends ago. It was held in Pittsburgh (driving distance!) and my sewing pattern business qualified me to attend as an “Industry Professional.” I pretty much had to go and see what the hype was about. right? (Tula Pink) I’m not a huge quilter, and I don’t own a […]

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Place mats

Place mats

I love when I can conceive of, plan, and make a project all in one day.  This was one of those projects. The kids have been driving me crazy with the precarious placement of the cups – especially as little Gianna graduates into a “big girl cup”.  They did not understanding that cups should be […]

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Link Love!

I like to do my internetting while my son is nursing…  and he has been nursing a lot lately.  I stumbled on these two great resources in the last few days. Picking Up Threads:  Sewing tutorials all in one place.  genius. Notable Notions: A ton of information about all the notions you were wondering about.  […]

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nursing cover

nursing cover

nursing cover Originally uploaded by umgeekgirl A nursing cover for a friend of a friend. Again with the taking pictures at night…. The color is so much better than in this picture.

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WIP: Canopy!

WIP: Canopy!

HOORAY! I’ve sewn on the shingles on!  It’s looking so good. Sorry for the quality of the photo. I have to work on it when the kids are sleeping, because it is a birthday surprise. So… here are the shingles all cut out and ready to go.  The small shingles are my first attempt.  I […]

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Rag doll

Rag doll

Rag dollOriginally uploaded by umgeekgirl I made a rag doll for a friend’s daughter who turned 1 today. I hope she enjoys it. I used the incredibly simple tutorial shown on Martha Stewart made by The Black Apple. It only took one naptime (less than 2 hours). One the topic of gifts, I would love […]

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