Sewing Mishaps and Discoveries

My sewing experiences as I learn to sew.

Welcome to Sewing Mishaps and Discoveries.

Here you can find my blog about my experiences in sewing. You can also view items I have made and purchase one of my creations. Hope you enjoy your visit!

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Recent Blog Posts

The Rayon Challis Dress

McCall's 6552

So I finally made my Rayon Challis dress. I love it and have worn it several times already. I used McCall’s 6552 to make the dress. I used that floral rayon challis I have been wanting to use since last year. The pattern was very easy. I made it all in one day. The only … Continue reading

Kwik Sew 4018


My son has always had a hard time with organization, especially when it comes to school work. So when I saw Kwik Sew 4018 I just had to make him one before school started. Of course his sister, who is starting Kindergarten, had to have one too. This pattern is fairly easy and only takes … Continue reading

Simplicity 2365


My favorite top for the Mini Wardrobe contest was Simplicity 2365. I love the pin tucks, the length and the fabric I used. I used a Lilac Linen Floral that my mother gave me. There are some downsides to the fabric however; it is a little on the heavy side for this pattern and the … Continue reading

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Mini Wardrobe Contest 2014

Mini Wardrobe Contest 2014

Jean Contest 2013

2013 Jeans Contest

Jean Contest 2013

2013 Jeans Contest

Sewing for Children 2013

2013 Sewing for Children Contest

UFO Contest 2013

UFO (UnFinished Object)

Fabric Stash Contest 2013

Fabric Stash Contest 2013

Costume Contest 2012

Costume Contest

Costume Contest 2012

Costume Contest

One Pattern Many Looks Contest 2012

One Pattern, Many Looks

One Yard Contest 2012

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