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Showing posts from April, 2017

Shop Vs. Sew 2017 Spring Trending

The first trending style this spring is the jumper! The picture on the left is the McCall's 6083 by Margo from Creating In The Gap . If you are looking for this look in a different design, the Carly Jumpsuit by Style Arc . The picture on the right is a jumper from  Cato Fashion , cost is only $21.99. The next trend is ruffly sleeves or fun cuffs.  McCall 7542 , sewing pattern on the left, gives you a lot of choices of different sleeve types. There is also sewing contest for this pattern from now to May 7, 2017. Simply create a top using this pattern and then post it on social media; Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram to enter to win. The winnings are a $100 gift certificate to Vogue Fabrics  and $100 worth of McCall Patterns! On the right is J. Crew's, Ruffle Sleeve Top  for $39.50 with a coupon code;  HOPTOIT.  This Pamela Palm Linen Poncho is from Chico and couldn't be easier to make. At Chico it will cost you $89.00. By the way, this is not linen, at least

Kid Pik Review

We decided to try Kid Pik . If you haven't heard of Kid Pik it is a company like Stitch Fix , where you enter information about yourself (or in this case about your daughter) and a fashion consultant sends you a box of 7 items. We received a light sweater, sandals, a bubble top, a tank top, one pair of shorts, a pair of jeans, a headband and a stripe/ floral top.  Super cute sweater, with hearts knitted into the fabric. This is the shirt my daughter fell in love with. Love at first site! It also matches a lot of the items already in her closet. She is also wearing a sparkly navy headband. We decided to keep both! This is my favorite, beautiful flower fabric sewn to the back of the shirt. This was a free gift! She received 5 pins she can place on her bookbag, purse or denim jean jacket! Many of the items were placed in cute bags! I loved this item the dot swing tank but my daughter didn't. I was hoping she would keep it. This part was hard. I listened to