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

Simplicity 1538


I have all of my sister’s measurements from working on her wedding dress, so I put them to use to make her a custom sized button down flannel shirt. My sister has a hard time finding shirts that fit her well because she is so petite, which is why I made her a shirt. I … Continue reading

Happy New Year


I have been so busy with the holidays that I have been neglecting this blog. So what have I been working on? I made a Tshirt for one sister and a button down for another. I made pajamas for my niece as well as for my kids. I made a top for my daughter. I … Continue reading

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

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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

One Yard Challenge
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