Sewing Mishaps and Discoveries

My sewing experiences as I learn to sew.

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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

It’s Frozen!


Finished both Frozen costumes. They came out really great! What do you think?

Anna Costume Complete!


I have completed the Anna costume. Simplicity 1233 (0733) overall is a good pattern. I made a few changes and had only one difficulty. I starter by hand embroidered the bodice and skirt. It took 120 hours to do all the embroidery. I had interfaced the skirt and bodice before embroidering or assembling. I embroidered … Continue reading

Kristoff Costume Materials


The Kristoff costume is a little harder to make since it has to be from scratch. There is no pattern. And there is fur! Here are the material I am using: Tunic I used Burda 9535 for the pattern base. I had used it before for a Flynn Ryder costume. I used grey upholstery suede … Continue reading

Hand Embroidery

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Hand embroidery take a lot of time! I am just over 50% done embroidering my daughter’s Anna costume and I have been working on it every second I have free. So far 70 hours have gone into making this costume. Here are some pictures of my progress.

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Surprise Sewing Bee Contest 2014

The Great Pattern Review Sewing Bee

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

One Yard Challenge
Online Sewing Class