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 »

Winter Pajamas

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I think these Winter Pajamas by Peek-A-Boo Pattern Shop were my second project to make with my serger.  I wanted to try sewing knit with it, but thought it was safer to try pajamas.  That way if it didn’t work out the best, it didn’t really matter.  I didn’t think I was going to completely… Read more »

Knit Leggings

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I started this project a LONG time ago, I think it was even before Thanksgiving (hiding under my chair).  I bought the knit from Hobby Lobby on sale and thought that leggings would be a fairly easy first knit project.  I used this tutorial from Make It and Love It and it was really easy… Read more »

Leg Warmers

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I love Lillian in skirts or dresses and tend to put leg warmers on her when it’s not quite warm enough to wear the skirts.  I found a few tutorials online on how to make them using tube socks.  So I bought some tube socks from Target and made a few pairs.  This tutorial by… Read more »