Busy, but Back! McCalls 9576 Coat

Haven’t found much time to blog with some family travel and sewing, but I’m making a better time schedule (yeah, right…) so I can balance (sure…) my efforts better. (HAHAHA!). I’m replacing my old, lost light/dark green reversible winter fleece coat with a new one using one side charcoal grey and the reverse side a […]

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Green Fleece Coat: A.K.A. “Laundry Blues”… McCall’s 9576

  McCall’s 9576 2 Hour Reversible Jacket©1998 (2 hours my foot…). ~:^O I made this reversible fleece coat a handful of years ago with a matching reversible hat. My friend really liked it…. she wanted it! Personally, I considered it quite simple and unflattering; but it did keep me warm and machine washed like a […]

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Mother of the Bride Pink Gown 1987

Seems just like yesterday.  Freddie and I were married in 1987. We were both in our 30’s and now in our teens…. (immature…)… I made the gowns for my Mother, my 2 Sisters-in-Law, and beaded my hat (which I regret wearing a hat to this day!). My Mom didn’t want me to sew, and we […]

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A Blessed 2018!

“Nothing new is allowed, for nothing can be added to the old. Look for the faith of the elders, and do not let our faith be disturbed by a mixture of new doctrines.” – Pope St. Sixtus III A Blessed Christmas Season Through CandleMass on Feb. 2nd & A Happy & Holy New Years Day […]

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Hot Pad Fun

Easy. I love easy:   I made these for my daughter’s Baby Shower; they truly are easier than they look! Im thinking about taking them to sell – but, with some embroidery and/or vintage fabrics. I used 100% cotton fabric and batting, as well as cotton thread. Synthetics should not be used with hot items as […]

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