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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

Ah, my favorite time of year! Despite the business of the season, the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas are my favorite of the year. I love it all – the decorating, the activities, the gift giving, the eating….all of it! I think it’s safe to say that my kids are no less enamored! We spent …

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Catherine, Mama Catherine, and Dolly Catherine by Made for Mermaids 
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Catherine, Mama Catherine, and Dolly Catherine by Made for Mermaids 

Every time Made for Mermaids releases a new pattern, I think I fall in love all over again! Catherine is a knit top, tunic, and/or dress pattern for girls in sizes 1/2 – 14. She features several yoke options, including a square or scoop neckline. Sleeve options include short, 3/4, flounce, hi low flounce, and …

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Sew What Do I Wear? Winter Professional Mini “Capsule”

Thanks for stopping by as part of the Made for Mermaids and Patterns for Pirates Sew, What Do I Wear? Professional Edition Blog Tour! I have been working on a winter mini capsule that can be worn in the work place (with a few great date-night pieces, too!).  I know lots of people ask what sort of …

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Made for Mermaids’ “All Dolled Up” Week

My Bee LOVES all of her baby dolls. I have such fun memories of playing dolls and Barbies with my friends when I was little, and I love sharing that with my girl. I have never pushed dolls on her, but if you’ve met her, you know it’s in her top three favorite things (with …