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I'm Ann. I've been sewing since I was 9. My first project was a denim wrap skirt. Thrifting is a way of life for me - both eco-chic and financially savvy.

How to find time for sewing

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Are you struggling to find time for sewing? I’ll share tips from a busy travel-sports parent on how I find time for sewing, even when I’m driving my kids to some other city 7 days a week! My kids play…

Swing Cardi Sewing Pattern

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The Christine Jonson Swing Jacket swing cardi pattern is one of my go-to patterns. I’ve made it in full (maxi) length, and standard length. It has pockets! Let’s dive into this one: I’ve sewn this 4-5 times and find it’s…

Finding Sewing Inspiration

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Finding Sewing Inspiration without Social Media and how to get your sewjo back using your inbox Like many of you, I’ve made a conscious decision to limit the amount of scroll time I’m doing. Not necessarily screen time (I work…