5 out of 4 Summer’s Coming Blog Tour

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When I saw on Facebook that 5 out of 4 Patterns was asking for participants for their Summer’s Coming blog tour (be sure to keep reading for a discount code and giveaway), I thought it would be the perfect push to finally make the Journey Dress.  I even already had this cotton lycra fabric, that… Read more »

Pick a Pocket Wallet

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I’ve been using this pick a pocket wallet for a little over a year and still really like it! It might be the last wallet that I need!  I never ended up putting the metal corner pieces on, but it’s holding up fantastically, even without them.  This was my first ChrisW Designs pattern that I… Read more »

Snappy Manicure Wallet

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Way back in 2016, I made my sister-in-law this snappy manicure wallet for her birthday.  She almost always brings finger nail polish with her when staying the night somewhere, so I thought it would be the perfect gift.  Now, for our birthdays, we send amazon gift cards with hilarious digital cards, always trying to one… Read more »

Matching Thread for Solid Cotton Lycra

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Do you ever have problems ordering thread and fabric online because you aren’t sure if you will like the colors?  Or if a specific color thread will truly match the fabric that you want it to?  I did, so I got the swatches for Mara 100 thread, Purpleseamstress solid cotton lycra, as well as Peek A Boo Fabric Shop solid cotton… Read more »

Monster Hooded Towel Tutorial

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Did you remember that I have a free pattern for a hooded towel?  Well, I’ve added on to it a few times to make it cuter and wanted to share how I did it.  I’m going to do the tutorial making a monster, and then will randomly share pattern pieces for other options.  I made… Read more »