Pin Free Fabric Cutting with Freezer Paper Patterns

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As a modern sewer with limited time, I am always looking for was to improve my sewing efficiency, without effecting my sewing quality. I have found that using freezer paper patterns allows me to reduce a set or two when cutting out fabric, making pattern cutting pin free.

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PDF Sewing Pattern Prep Made Easy!

df prepOne of the down sides of PDF sewing patterns (and the only one I think) can be the time it takes to get the pattern set up to sew. After many attempts to speed up the process, I have come up with a strategy that works great and makes the whole process go much faster.

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Introducing my new PDF sewing pattern: The Natty Top

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I am very excited to offer my first PDF pattern to my readers. The Natty Top is an easy to sew top that is great for new sewers and for more advanced sewers, who just need a comfortable and flattering top.

I designed this top during my 6 month project. I needed a comfortable basic knit top, that I could sew quickly. It has a back seam that curves in at the waist to accent and flatter you shape. It is designed to truly be a 1 hour or less top. It is great to have in basic colors, as a wardrobe staple, or to sew up in fun prints, like above.

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Creating is the best therapy!! Go create and feel great.






Kids Clothes Week Is Here!

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How great is KIDS CLOTHING WEEK! I love the idea of committing 1 hour each day for a week to make something special for your child. What an amazing idea and it is exciting to join in. You can learn more on their blog kidsclothingweek.com

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Why I sew

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I thought I would start the new blog off with a post about what sewing means to me and why I sew.

For me sewing is like any other art form, it is the act of creating something that brings me back to my machine over and over. There are endless possibilities with sewing. The ability to sew allows you to make just about anything that you can dream. To me there is nothing more inspiring than the changing of shapes of fabric, as they are cut and sewn together. Creating patterns that are flat and lifeless and watching them take life and movement when sewn keeps me going and wanting to create more.

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