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Hooded Pepernoot Coat Part 2

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I made it through step 13.  This back bodice/yolk is awesome.  I really need to get better lighting.  The steps before this were for the front bodices and yolks.

 

 

Free Fiction Friday - G's Chapter 7

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I posted Chapter 7.  Here it is PLUS the link to go to Jukepop where you can vote.  Next week, I'll have something different for Free Fiction Friday.  

If you need to catch up with Chapters 0 - 6 here's the link to G's on Jukepop.

 

Bag of The Month Club

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The Bag of The Month Club is open.  There are 6 designers participating.  A new pattern will be realeased each month starting in January.  I will be signing up to participate.  Here's the link:  https://www.bagomc.com/ .

 

Hooded Pepernoot Coat

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Right about now I am feeling great about this Waffle Pattern.  I had those horrible new project jitters for weeks.  Now that they are mostly under control, I'm feeling like I can do this!  

 

The 31 Day Blog Writing Challenge

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I am joining The 31 Day Blog Writing Challenge started by Cheryl from Muppin.com.  The goal is to write a post each day in December.  Maybe I can make up for my lack of posts over the past few months.

 

Today is catch-up day.  Here's what's going on with all the stuff I started a post about but didn't follow up or the stuff I never posted about to begin with:

 

More Soon

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I've gotten myself behind in a lot of things lately.  I'm currently working on some projects to sell at Chain Reaction Records.  Hopefully, I'll have a real post soon.  In the meantime, check out these awesome carpet bags: 

 

 

Poly Crepe De Chine Project

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Here is project #1.  I used the Poly Crepe De Chine.  The print is "Balance" by scrummy.  The Poly Crepe De Chine is so very beautiful.  It is soft and thin.  When it first arrived, I fell in love, but I had (still have) no idea what to do with it in the real world.  I would love a skirt or a shirt, but the fabric is so very thin anything I make will need to be lined, but then I lose the feel of it on my skin!  What to do?  My next thought was of a nightgown.

Challenging Myself With Sewing Up Some Spoonflower Freebies

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For the last year-ish, Spoonflower has been sending out free samples when they start selling a new type of fabric.  The consumer gets to pick the design, and Spoonflower prints it on whatever the new fabric is, and they send out an 8" x 8" sample.  No shipping.

 

I have been hoarding these samples for awhile as I have no idea what to do with an 8' x 8" square of any type of fabric except put it in a quilt.  I don't want to do that, besides, the fabrics I have samples of don't really lend themselves to quilting.

Sewing like crazy writing like crap

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...or not at all. 

Here are some photos of what I have been working on.  I hope to get time to write soon.

 

 

Skirting The Issue 2015

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This year I made 5 skirts for Skirting the Issue.  I will be donating these to Florence Crittenton Services - they help teen mothers continue and finish school.  They are having a school supply drive for the teenage mothers they serve and are accepting children's clothing as well.  Here is a link to their wish list if you are interested in helping out: click here.

 

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