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Disclosure this post includes affiliate links. Welcome back to the garments for quilters series! Last week we sew'd up the Sante Fe Top from Hey June Handmade this week we are going to tackle the ever easy, classic Lane Raglan. You'd never believe that a baseball style raglan would be one of the easiest garments to sew. Lane Raglan You have multiple options for the Lane Raglan. You can make it like I did with full length sleeves. Or you could shorten the sleeves to 3/4 length, add a hood with drawstring and there is even an option to add...

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Disclosure affiliate links are used throughout this blog post. Summer is around the corner and I can not wait to wear this Sante Fe top all over the place. So lets get into the second garment for quilters: Sante Fe Top! The Sante Fe top is super versatile - there are six different options to make. After looking at the 10 patterns that I'll be working through for the Garments for Quilters series, I decided a tank top was a must for the Santa Fe. I selected View B. I'm more of a wide strap tank gal (who likes to...

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Lotta Jansdotter's new book Everyday Style has hit the shelves! Roxanne gave me the book for my birthday and I spent the day reading it from cover to cover. I have to tell you I am in love with it! The book is visually gorgeous. Lotta takes her reader along on her "style" journey through a year and shows us not only how to make the beautiful clothing in her book but also how to style and wear them in different seasons. You can read a little more about the book on her blog. She used her friends and family...

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We are so excited to share the newest pattern from Grainline Studio with you today. The Willow Tank Dress pattern is here! I whipped up some samples over the weekend to test out the pattern. Here's my thoughts. What I love about the Willow: Beautiful neckline - not too high, not too low. Great silhouette - flattering without being too form fitting. Love the options of a tank or dress Bust darts - it's great that these are included in the pattern and not something that needs to be added. Well written pattern - Grainline always does an excellent job...

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Okay, so you pulled out the boxes of cold weather clothes and they are less than exciting, right? Our latest project is perfect for refreshing your fall & winter wardrobe with some fun fabric! It's really simple and super quick. Find detailed instructions, illustrations and a pattern for the pocket for free right here. Choosing your t-shirt and coordinating fabric will probably take longer than it will to do the whole project! Choose a shirt that fits or is even a little large for you. If you are purchasing a new shirt be sure to wash it before you start...

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