Documenting my sewing adventures, and the ins and outs of learning to adjust patterns for a perfect fit.

Fabulous Find Weekend! One for the record books!

Good Evening ALL!

              Can I tell you how excited I am even though its Monday, and its my heaviest work day. Maybe I'm still on my high from my Joann's sale haul. You know the 70% notion sale. YES that one, I was so upset that I missed the 50% off notion sale they had a few weeks ago. So I made sure I made this, and I was very nervous checking out when she said total was 150.00, I looked at my husband like oh no. But she scanned the coupon and it came to a whooping 48.00!!!
I almost fainted....So with that and my other purchase, I spent about 75.00, in the store which was my budget.

I'm working this week on two projects one for my husband and daughter. If I could ever figure this wearing ease thing out. I guess I should pick up this Thread sewing guide to see if it explains. I keep looking at the pattern and walking away. So any tips on how to figure out wearing ease, design, and making adjustments I would be very much appreciate it!!


First haul


Second set of items




Hopefully I will have two finish projects this week.New Look 6191




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 and New Look 6232                     





3 comments

  1. YAY!!! You went!

    I have that ham and seam roll! You will love them and wonder how you ever sewed without them!

    you got so many goodies!!!!!!

    How's the pants sewing going?

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  2. everything is cut out just debating if I want to start tonight or wait.
    This fabric she chose, is so pretty but it looks like it might fray easily. So now I'm scared. So I think I will play around with some scraps of the fabric before I start sewing it

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  3. You got some really good items! I can't wait to see how the two pieces turn out! Good luck I know you will do a great job!

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