Have you ever wanted to cuddle a Hammerhead Shark?

 I’ve been busy behind the scenes – I’m trying out the contributor gig over at So Sew Easy! If you read sewing blogs or use Pinterest, you’ve surely seen Deby’s face because her patterns are super popular. She lives in Grand Cayman, but try not to hold that against her, ha. While I’ve been researching wool mittens and flannel sheets in the Midwest, she’s been enjoying the beach and seeing real sharks!

My first post at So Sew Easy is a tutorial & free pattern for a Hammerhead Shark Pillow Pet. The dimensions could be used for any animal you wanted to sketch out a head & tail for; what better way to surprise a little one than with their very favorite animal!

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Sewing Postpartum Clothes – Julia Cardigan & Hudson Pants for Perfect Pattern Parcel #6

Time for another Perfect Pattern Parcel! I signed up to sew for this before I realized I was pregnant and then was  a little leery that I wouldn’t have any options I liked. An unwarranted worry; I sewed the Julia cardigan & the Hudson pants which both fit fine now and will be perfect for the postpartum months when I am glued to a nursing newborn and bloated like a whale!

 I even jumped around. Have you ever seen a 5 months pregnant lady jumping in front of a camera/tripod? Entertainment was had by all the joggers that morning! I added a yoga waistband to these pants, and they could not be any more comfortable.

I received both patterns for free in exchange for sewing/blogging but all opinions and ridiculous poses are my own.

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3 Fall Raglans – It’s Kids Clothes Week!

It’s Kids Clothes Week! And I started a day too early! I thought I was totally on top of it, and that it started on Sunday, only to log-in and be reminded that it’s not until tomorrow. Oh well! Hopefully this post will remind YOU of the starting date. If you haven’t heard of Kids Clothes Week, the premise is simple – sew for an hour each day, for your own kids, for a week. You can read more here; there is also a site to upload your projects if you’d like, or you can hashtag on Instagram, etc.

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