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Pattern Review: Simplicity 8216

  Hi! Sew way back when, before the So Very Jo blog was born, I got an opportunity to collaborate with LA Finch Fabrics.  I jumped at the opportunity to review their fabulous fabrics!  I received two different cuts of fabric and one of them was this Arcadia Rayon Challis which is still available for purchase HERE. The description on their site reads: Description: Look chic with this gorgeous abstract rayon challis! Overstock from a high end LA designer.  Drapes nicely, soft hand!  ...

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Sewing 4 Haiti

Hello! Sew, I wanted to tell you about that one time I was part of the Sewing 4 Haiti initiative.  One of my sew sisters sent out an S.O.S to all of her sewing friends that might want to participate in making dresses for little girls in Haiti.  Shun D. from www.shundavis.com hooked up with a non-profit agency called 4 Haiti NYC – 4HNYC Inc. from New York.   4HNYC is a registered NYC nonprofit consisting of a group of concerned young professionals in the NYC area who are raising money  ...

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My #BestNine for 2016

Happy New Year!!! I know what you might be thinking, “how does So Very Jo have a Best Nine already”?  Well, before I started the blog, I had an Instagram account where I would post photos of my makes.  So without further ado, here is So Very Jo’s #BestNine!   1. This one comes to no surprise.  I joined Mimi G Style Sew It! Academy as soon as it opened last year.  If you want to learn how to sew, this is the place to be.  Even if you already know how to sew, this is  ...

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