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Noodlehead Divided Basket Swap

Noodlehead Divided Basket Swap | MadeByJaime

There is something wonderful about sewing for another seamstress. There’s such a joyful delight at the thing made and great appreciation for being the recipient. As people who sew for others, putting our heart and soul into the making, it is rare we receive something handmade ourselves, so props to whoever came up with this…

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Small Time Operator – Must Have Tax Book for Small Business

Tax & Bookkeeping Resources for Small Businesses | MadeByJaime

I have had some kind of sewing business off and on since 2008. I always struggled to understand the financial side of business, but I dutifully kept my receipts and income records and gave them to whomever did our taxes each year. I took a few years off the business and when I started it up again…

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UFOs and My Next Project

Happy Monday Morning! I’ve been a little MIA on facebook/instagram since the Zulily event! It was such a huge push to get everything ready, then finalized & shipped out that I’ve kind of been enjoying a much needed break from such intense sewing! Naturally my house got somewhat out of order and I’ve been feeling the urge…

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Cargo Duffle Bag

Happy Monday! Did you sew something great this weekend?! I had a great day Saturday with my friend Karen making the Cargo Duffle Bag (Click here for the free pattern download!). I had pinned the pattern a few months ago and my friend Ginger suggested it be the project for my next class. As those…

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Pinterest Inspired Project

Source: designsbymke.blogspot.com via Jaime on Pinterest If you’re following me on pinterest, you may have seen me pin this pin. In my everlasting search for organization ideas, I was excited to find this tutorial because I too have lots of diaper and other boxes around the house. I also happen to have a few yards of…

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I should never have cleaned…

Generously enough, the little man has passed on his head cold to me. And boy, is it fun! (not) After taking the day off from all things sewing (except for a few rows of knitting) on Saturday, my type-A personality forced me into the sewing room Sunday afternoon to finish the buttons/buttonholes on lil T’s…

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