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I am an awesome:
intermediate sewer
My sewing interests are:
handbags, garment, embroidery, pattern drafting
I sew as a:
I am interested in learning how to:
become experienced in perfect garment construction. I would like my projects to be beautiful both inside and out.
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The brand(s) of my sewing machine(s):
Singer, Brother
I am interested in patterns such as:
Commercial patterns i.e.McCalls, Independents, Burda, OTTOBRE, Simplicity
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Floral & Lace Bustier Dress ~ BurdaStyle 6/2015 112 Review

Posted on September 10, 2015 at 10:00pm 2 Comments



I’m playing catch up, trying to review my summer sewing before the Fall gets into full swing. It's Labor Day Weekend and the weather was amazing on Saturday when this photo was taken. What I have here…

Flirty Twirl Dress VOGUE V1448 (DKNY)

Posted on August 19, 2015 at 12:57am 2 Comments

It's been a great summer! I know it's not what you want to hear, but it's August already. The kids will be back in school before you know it. My summer has been a whirlwind from softball games to basketball. Let's just say I'm beat and finally getting my summer sewing completed.…


Floral Overload Dress ~ Phoebe Couture

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 11:00am 5 Comments

Phoebe Couture ~ McCall's M6518


Don’t Like Floral You Say!

In my last video I said I didn’t like floral fabrics. Well that was a lie :), I do love floral. It’s just that floral patterns are already busy. When you make a dress it will definitely be loud. I don’t have a…


Pattern Review McCalls M6988 Version C: Exposed Zipper Dress

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:30pm 1 Comment

Color Block and Exposed Zipper

I've become a fan of color blocking and exposed zippers. This is my first…

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At 8:25am on September 29, 2011, Mesewlot said…
That is awesome! Well, Congrats again and keep up the great work!
At 7:41am on September 28, 2011, Mesewlot said…
I love the dress you made for the cover of your local magazine, how were you chosen for this magazine? I'm sure it was a very exciting happening!
At 12:20am on November 12, 2009, Birdie said…
Thought I'd stop in & say hello!
At 1:06pm on October 2, 2009, Laurie C. Fowler said…
My first attempt at lining a jacket left me with a lining that was too small for the jacket! Very upsetting! I ended up taking the lining out and serging all of the seams and adding a facing to the areas that needed them. I learned a lot with that fiasco.
At 4:48am on September 10, 2009, kathy said…
Renata, I just ordered the Brother 1034D and waiting for it's arrival. Have never used a serger so looking forward to trying it out. What projects have you done on your machine?

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