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Fall Fun With Words

I know I’m not alone in my love of all things fall! I love the change in weather, the change in wardrobe, back-to-school shopping, prepping for the busy holiday season, pumpkin everything – what’s not to love? Unfortunately, fall in our area is also hurricane season.┬áIn the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, our county schools have …

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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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Quick and Easy Thanksgiving Projects

Although I’m itching to get to December and celebrate all things Christmas, I still love the ┬áwarmth and comfort Thanksgiving brings. We usually dive head first into Christmas crafts, but I decided to pull in a few more fall themed projects this year. The first project my kids and I tackled are these fun DIY …

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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 …

Made for Mermaids Cora and Mama Cora Culottes┬á´╗┐
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Made for Mermaids Cora and Mama Cora Culottes┬á´╗┐

I was so happy to test Made for Mermaids‘ newest patterns, Cora and Mama Cora Culottes! The best part about these sweet shorts, aside from how quick and easy they are to sew AND the fact that they look like a skirt but your legs don’t have to touch, is that if you purchase now for just …