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Just Write Skirt by Patterns for Pirates

Just Write Skirt by Patterns for Pirates

I love sharing new patterns on here, but it's extra super special when I get to share patterns that I've created.  Yesterday, we officially launched the newest freebie over at Patterns for Pirates: the Just Write Skirt. Let me tell you that naming a skirt with pencils...

Dressing Our Guests :: 10 Year Anniversary Party

Dressing Our Guests :: 10 Year Anniversary Party

As if you'd even think for a second that I wouldn't sew for other people for our 10 Year Anniversary party!  I had so much fun putting together all of these coordinating outfits! I had always planned on making something for my sister to wear. And then wanted to make a...

Angelica Schuyler Comes to WV

Angelica Schuyler Comes to WV

You guys.  I have not jumped aboard the Hamilton train and have just a very basic knowledge of the play and story.  So when I got a message that the custom costume I was about to make was one of the characters, my heart stopped a little.  And then it turned into a...

The Force Awakens | Cute Kid Edition

The Force Awakens | Cute Kid Edition

My sister was planning a visit with her two babies and I COULD NOT resist making them coordinating outfits.  It just needed to happen.  And is there seriously a better trio of characters to turn them into than the newest heroes from the Star Wars Universe?  I seriously had so much fun making these outfits.

Like always, I wanted to make sure the clothes were wearable after the fact…but still a form of cosplay.  It’s my “everyday cosplay” style that i love to put Louis in.  And I LOVE how they turned out!

Chloe + Mama Chloe Skirts by Made for Mermaids

Chloe + Mama Chloe Skirts by Made for Mermaids

It's about time that I got some new models for this blog, am I right?  Made for Mermaids is celebrating FIFTEEN THOUSAND FANS on their Facebook group with new patterns!  Congratulations Megan!  You are amazing! The best part about these patterns?  THEY ARE FREE!...

Sweet Tee + Sugar Pie by Patterns for Pirates

Sweet Tee + Sugar Pie by Patterns for Pirates

Guess what today is?!  It's Patterns for Pirates release day!  I'd totally raise the roof if it were still acceptable to do so.  Who are we kidding?  I'll raise that roof regardless! The Sweet Tee (women's top/dress) and the Sugar Pie (girl's top/dress) is so quick...

Blair + Mama Blair by Made for Mermaids

Blair + Mama Blair by Made for Mermaids

Woohoo!  Another Made for Mermaids release day is here.  And it's a darling pattern, as usual.  I was a lucky duck that got to test out both this time around...the Blair AND the Mama Blair.  I borrowed my adorable niece, Annie, for photos and she got a sweet top with...

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