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JillyAtlanta Belted Shorts Pattern
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JillyAtlanta Belted Shorts Pattern

So it’s January here in New England and that means snow, sleet, freezing temperatures, so of course it’s the perfect time to whip up a pair of shorts, right?! Okay, maybe not, but lucky for me, and Brynn’s little chubby legs, we are heading to Florida next week! Woohoo! Also JillyAtlanta had a really great…

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Sew ‘n Style Mini Collection
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Sew ‘n Style Mini Collection

I love the pressure of a deadline, so when I came across the Sew ‘n Style contest from Lil Luxe Collections I decided to go for it, even though I had two weeks to create a mini collection. I am in love with her patterns and was super excited to try them out. One of the…

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Cool Weather Series: Apple Ruffle Top
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Cool Weather Series: Apple Ruffle Top

We have a family tradition of going apple picking every year. When I was little my parents would always take me and my brother along with our grandparents and sometimes our cousins to an orchard in Western New York. We would climb the trees and fill up our bushel baskets full. Then on the way home we…

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Cool Weather Pattern Mod Series and Free Pattern
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Cool Weather Pattern Mod Series and Free Pattern

I’ve been pretty excited the last couple weeks as I’ve been getting ready for some fun posts!  I created my first digital pattern and I’m showing you how you can transform a simple pattern into a ton of different outfits with some modifications. Since fall and cooler weather are right around the corner, I made a sweater pattern in size 18…

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Update a Shirt with Crochet Trim
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Update a Shirt with Crochet Trim

I am all about the extra detail to simple clothes and I love this crochet hem! And the bonus…there really isn’t much to adding a hem like this to any shirt. The trim goes perfect with this gorgeous floral baby rib knit that I bought from Funkalicious Fabric. I am such a sucker for any floral fabric…

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