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Best of Sew Spoiled 2014

Sew Spoiled had a great year this year. I started with a brand new embroidery machine, Brother PE-770 . I have embroidered everything! I love adding an extra monogram or personalization to someone's gift. Many of the tutorials I wrote this year involve embroidery. Sewing is always my main focus and this year was no different. I made a lot of wardrobe items for myself. Self sewing can be fun. My favorite sewing book this year was The Magic Pattern book by Amy Barickman . Everything I made from her book turned out like the models wearing it in the pictures. She gives tons of fabric ideas and no paper templates to loose. A CD has all the patterns available on it, print only what you want to make. I learned how to knit on my own this year! You can look up and learn so much using online videos and that is what I did. I can't wait to see what next year brings in knitting. There is a whole new world of yarn, look up .  I still do not understand all of it but I am

Top 10 Tunic and Dress Sewing Patterns

This time of year I start to look for selfish sewing projects that are quick and easy to make. I have wrapped and made gifts for all on my lists and now I am wanting to make a few things for myself. Here are a few dress on my list to try 2015. They would all look great with a pair of fleece legging and ballet flats or boots. Can't wait to try them all! Laurel Tunic or Dress ePattern by Greenstyle creations The Lady Skater Sewing Pattern Out and About Dress Free Tutorial Bridget Dress Pattern Peony Dress by Colette Sewing Patterns  Coco Dress By Tilly and the Buttons Perri Pullover by Cali Faye Collection Skippy Dress from Make it Perfect Sunni Dress Pattern from Figgy's Patterns Chic Cowl Neck Shift from Indygo Junction