Fringe Top >> MaddieMadeThis.com

Comparing Two Fringe Tops

There are few things that are better in this life than a workhorse pattern.  You know, the one you can make in a variety of views, and with formal and informal fabrics.  The Fringe Pattern is definitely one of those for me.  I was lucky enough to test for Gabriela way back in July, and

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Halloween Embroidery Patterns

I love Halloween!  As a kid, I’d spend weeks dreaming up the perfect costume to wear.  My mom would break out our fall decorations and Halloween crafts of years past.  Then on Halloween we’d head out for hours of trick or treating, coming home to a big pot of chili.  Maybe I like Halloween so

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DIY Mermaid Costume >> MaddieMadeThis.com

DIY Mermaid Costume

When the folks at JOANN emailed me to see if I’d like to work with them on a Halloween project, I literally screamed.  JOANN was the first place I shopped when I started to sew, all the way back in college.  Their aisles of fabric (and coupon deals) have always been there for me.  So

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Helmi Shirt for #SYHOS17

Hey there!  In case you missed it, my second post for Sew Your Hart Out September went up yesterday!  Hop over there to learn all about my Named Patterns Helmi Shirt in a fab Rifle Paper Co. cotton lawn. Maddie’s Metallic Helmi Shirt

Sew the Fall 2017 Trends

New season, new wardrobe, amiright?  Fall is officially here in St. Louis, although you wouldn’t know it by the heat.  This whole week we’re in the 90s here (low 30s celsius), but the trees have started turning.  It’s odd for it to look so fall-ish but to not be able to wear a sweater!  Still,

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My Fall Sewing Plans

Normally my first post in a new month is about what I’d like to sew that month.  But since I have a couple long-term projects going on this month and I haven’t exactly been sticking to my list anyways, I figured I’d give myself a little leeway and think seasonally!  I love seasons, but fall might

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