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Cowgirl Costume & New AGF Fabrics

Cowgirl Costume | MadeByJaime

  Happy Friday! Some of you may remember earlier this year I posted this Cowgirl project on Instagram. Well I finally got around to blogging about it over at TheFabricMarket.com. I got absolutely everything I needed from their local store, F&M Fabrics, as they have the best prices overall, but especially for costuming. Click here…

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Let’s Go To The Opera

Opera Costumes | MadeByJaime

A few month’s back I was asked to make two dresses for a local high school opera production. When I got the text of the pattern I’d be using to make the dresses, I was immediately ecstatic. Simplicity 1715 is an Edwardian style dress¬†that reminded me of Downton Abbey. My husband and I had just…

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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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Owls & Costumes, Oh my!

Well, the sewing-T’s-costume-on-my-lunch plan is working. I just have the sleeves to add and I’m done! Finito!¬†And early, I might add. Thanks to my friend at Rebecca’s Rags for submitting this idea after I posted the project sans sleeves on Facebook: “you could leave it sleeveless and he could be ‘Bakersfield Woody’;)” LOL. I think…

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Sewing Day

Thanks to all my friends who came to sewing day this last Saturday! We had some old friends come and some new friends (one of which really impressed me – Hailey aged 12!). If you can believe it, we didn’t take a single picture! FOR SHAME! Though none of us really finished, everyone made really…

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