July 2009

baby pink

by Dana on July 29, 2009

This post could have also been titled: Everyone else is doing it, why not Me? If you’ve never made a “smocked” dress, YOU MUST. If you’ve never sewn with elastic thread, YOU MUST. I knew months before (when I saw these dresses popping up) that when I started sewing, I’d say “why have only just […]


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Swimwear Sew-along, PART II: Cutting

by Dana on July 28, 2009

Dear Deborah,Thanks for taking the plunge and actually CUTTING into your fabric. Why do we all fear the swimsuit creation? I think it’s because we think we should (Me included). But let’s tackle it! I started yesterday and wow, maybe it’s not as bad as we envisioned. Of course, as you stated so perfectly:Do you […]


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The Market Skirt TUTORIAL

by Dana on July 23, 2009

Yippee! It’s here! Jump for joy! Now pick your flavor: and start sewing! You can find the complete tutorial HERE. Please share it around, post it on your blogs, and enjoy the warm weather. Because nothing says summer like soda, skirts, and good friends.


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Lounging Pants

by Dana on July 22, 2009

The boy days continue! Lounging Pants are a new concept I’m still tweaking with a bit. Similar to PJ bottoms you find at GAP or Old Navy but with a simple twist. The perfect welcome home gift for our newborn friend. His big sister June (you’ll recognize her from the Mercado Skirt photos) is the […]

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