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My Anitra Jumpsuit from Style Sew Me

Hello!  Happy 4th Of July!  I hope you got to enjoy the day celebrating America with your family and friends.  Today I am bringing you my version of the Anitra Jumpsuit from Style Sew Me Patterns.  I’ve been following this sew sister for years now and have learned so much from her.  Her Youtube channel is the bomb.com.  To this day I use her zipper install, gathering with cooking twine method and her box pleated skirt tutorials.  You can find her YouTube channel here.  You’re  ...

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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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