An Anchor Print Felicity

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Well, hello there, folks! It's been a while! I actually have been sewing, just not too into taking photos lately.... I plan to, and then another week passes me by.... yeah, a little lazy about that, I suppose! However, I have been busy with household stuff and sorting/cleaning at my grandparents' house. I've found some interesting things, which is odd, as I've always been one to look through everything over there and was a very inquisitive child.  It's good to know that there are still … [Continue reading...]

Back to Sewing

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I felt this matter deserved a post rather than an addendum on other post.  I have not been sewing much lately nor blogging due to the illness and loss of my grandmother. My grandma passed away peacefully after almost two weeks in the hospital from heart disease.  She was 89 and outlasted my grandpa by four years. My house is right next door to my grandma's on my family's ranch and I have been helping to care for her for five years.  She had dementia, which was sometimes very difficult to … [Continue reading...]

Crazy Dog Lady Sewing Challenge: The Finale, Part One

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Hello!  It’s time to end our sewing challenge! We’ve broken up the finale of our challenge into three parts over the next few days: Thursday, March 26  — Crazy Dog Lady photos, Part 1, Tanya Friday, March 27 — Crazy Dog Lady photos, Part 2, Sophie-Lee Saturday, March 28 — Announcement of Winners, Carlee I’m […]

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The Brachycephalic ESP Dress

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Oh, no, not another ESP dress!   Yep…. I’m stuck in a rut, but a glorious rut it is… one where I can sew a dress in a day of any novelty fabric that I fancy.  No.  I can’t get enough of this dress! Yes, my friends, my fourth Decades Everyday ESP Dress.  No difference here, […]

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The Wild West ESP Dress

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Howdy, Friends! Yep, it’s another ESP dress! I’m a bit addicted to this pattern at the moment and as it’s super fast to make, I got inspired and made another! Georgina posted this photo on Instagram the other day from Emily and Fin and I just had to have one similar.  In fact, I went […]

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Crazy Dog Lady Challenge: UPDATE


Hey, crazy dog ladies! If you’re participating in our Crazy Dog Lady Sewing Challenge, I hope you’ve gathered up your fabric and started (or started thinking about!) sewing.  There’s already some super awesome makes in our Flickr Group and it’s so much fun seeing what everyone is making!  We even added another prize package!! Yay!!! […]

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The Poppy ESP Dress

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Hey there, friends!   It sure feels like spring around these parts! Quite apropos for this dress, me thinks!   This is one of the fabrics that came before the pattern. (You know — “what came first, the fabric or the pattern?”).  This large scale print needed a pattern as wonderful as it is to […]

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