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Showing posts from September, 2019

5 out of 4 Shenanigan's Skort and Michelle Fitted Tee

It's September in Louisiana, and the days are still HOT! The high is still around 95 degrees a lot of days. I'm kind of ready for cooler weather, but in the meantime, I'm trying to keep cool and comfortable. → Enters new outfit made in athletic wear!  **Disclosure -  I have included my affiliate link to the patterns used in this post. If you choose to purchase a pattern using my link, I'll receive a small commission of the sale at no additional cost to you ** This is the 5 out of 4 Shenanigan's Skort and Michelle Fitted Tee Shirt. The Skort:  This is a pattern you really want to add to your stash, and a skirt you really need to add to your closet, I promise. It is so comfortable. There are different lengths to choose from for the skirt, there are short leggings underneath. It's perfect for tennis, running, going to the gym, chasing kiddos... you choose. I've already worn mine to the gym, to play in the yard in the heat, and to watch m

My New Favorite Sweater - Waffle Knit Fabric

When Seamwork released their new patterns earlier this month, my initial thought was, "That's cute, but I would never wear that." But that's before I was holding this really pretty waffle knit trying to decide what to make with it! **Disclosure: I have included my referral link to Seamwork Patterns throughout this post. If you use the link, I'll receive discounts on my Seamwork membership, and you'll receive a discount on yours!** So, I had this waffle knit from Amelia Lane Designs, and I was trying to decide how to use it. It is gorgeous and I wanted to find the perfect pattern to show it off! I considered a basic tee shirt. I thought about a pattern with a cowl neckline. There was a possibility of making a cardigan, or maybe a dolman? Then I remembered seeing this pattern from Seamwork in my e-mail... you know the one that was cute but I would never wear. Well, with the help of a couple of sewing friends, I decided that this pattern would be perfect f