Negroni by Colette Patterns sewn by A Jennuine Life

A Sewing Journey :: Negroni

This post is a long time coming.  Like, almost exactly a year.  I started this sewing journey to make a Negroni shirt last October but while preparing the pdf pattern, I “trimmed” part of my left index finger off.  You can read more if you’re the type for gory details and my learnings from the […]

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Sew Many Books :: Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon

Today I’m participating in Emily from Nap Time Creations’ series Sew Many Books where we are creating looks inspired by our favorite children’s stories. One of our girls’ very favorite books is Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon by Patty Lovell because of the crazy antics in the story.  I love it as well for it’s message […]

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#SewYourStyle :: Cozy Cakes Backpack

You’ve heard that September is National Sewing Month, right?  Jo-Ann is celebrating by asking you to #SewYourStyle and create a non-quilted, non-traditional project using quilting fabrics.  They’ve asked a blogger to share a sponsored post for each day of September as inspiration and today is my turn.  I made this adorable Cozy Cakes Backpack using […]

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Modified Bimaa hoodie dress

Sewing for Kindergarten!

The big day has come and I’ve proudly sent my oldest daughter Arden off into the wilds to become a “school-ager” as the kids at her Preschool refer to the honored pack of kids who make the trek out to ride the bus each morning.  Today I get to share the outfit I made for […]

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Sew Ready to Play :: Alpha Bandits

Today I’m over at I’m Feelin’ Crafty participating in Louise’s Sew Ready to Play series with a quick project and introducing a fun game which holds a special place in my heart! You really gotta go see the super easy tutorial to make an embellished hoodie and especially to read more about Alpha Bandits! Visit […]

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Flip This Pattern :: September Showcase

It’s been killing me to have to wait to tell you that I am participating as a designer for Frances Suzanne’s Flip This Pattern September Showcase! September Showcase will highlight ten designs by upcoming indie designers with five or less children’s patterns – hey that’s me!  Bloggers and designers will be sewing up selected patterns […]

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Changing Times

Has anyone noticed I’ve been a bit MIA lately? I have a good reason for it, I promise! Yup, we’ve listed our house for sale so I’ve literally been spending every. spare. moment. (and some un-spare moments as well) organizing, decluttering, painting, touching up, staging, un-stinking etc.   My wonderful cutting table?  That’s stored up […]

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