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    DIY,  Sewing Pattern Review

    DIY Overalls: Tilly and the Buttons Mila Dungarees Review

    The Mila Dungarees from Tilly and the Buttons is one of my favorite sewing projects to date. I love working with Tilly and the Button patterns.  I took my time making these overalls. I find sewing more enjoyable when I break projects up into small daily tasks. With that said, I can’t offer any valuable insight on how long it takes to complete the dungarees. Anyone who follows me on Instagram knows that it took me months. But during that time, I was also focused on other hobbies, like circus aerial arts and shoemaking. I used size 6 of the pattern without any adjustments. I prefer a higher waist. They…

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    Sewing Pattern Review: McCalls 7789 Easy Jumpsuit

    Sewing is one of those hobbies that I dabble in once or twice every year. So while I’m not a complete novice, I’m definitely still a beginner. To get back into sewing, I decided to try a beginner-friendly pattern last month. Cue McCall’s M7789. I needed something that I would want to wear but also be simple enough to make. My goal was just to complete the project by making a wearable toile, which is essentially a full version of the garment made with inexpensive fabric that I wouldn’t mind rocking around the house.  I bought the pattern and fabric last year, intending to make the jumpsuit for my birthday.…