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Bias Tape, Circle Skirt, custom fabric, DIY, DIY Sewing, Hem, Hemming, Rockerbye Destash, Rockerbye Destash Fabrics, sewing -

I know I'm not the only one out there that loves a circle skirt but absolutely dreads the hemming of it.  I've heard through the grapevine of a different way to hem them so I gave it a try.  The results are in and it's love!  The way to do this is by using bias tape.  You can choose between either Extra Wide Double Fold Bias Tape which will give your skirt some structure almost like horsehair braid as you can see in the version I made for Sutton.  Or you can choose  Single Fold for more traditional style hem.  The...

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DIY, DIY Sewing, Fabric, Featured Pattern, Menta, Pattern, Rockerbye, Rockerbye Destash, sewing, Sewing Pattern, shoe, shoe pattern, Wrap Shoe -

Whelp this is a fun blog!! I was super lucky and was chosen to test the new Menta Wrap Shoes.  I knew right away I needed to use some of my Rockerbye! They did not disappoint.   It's a super easy sew with a bunch of options for both young kids up to adult sizes! The wrap shoes are a perfect house shoe or can even be a real shoe depending on your fabric and sole choices!  \ The kids sizes are from size 2 (approx US size 5.5/6) to size 7 (approx size 13) and adults are XS (approx 5.5/6 womens) to XXXL (approx...

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bucket of love, DIY, DIY sewing, Featured Pattern, Free Pattern, Halloween, Handmade, Handmade Halloween, Max and Meena, Pre order, Rockerbye Destash, trick or treat, Trick or treat bag -

I can't be the only one who always buys a new Halloween trick or treat bag last minute every year spending way too much money because the cheap on you bought last year got destroyed?   Well no more!!  I'm ready this year with an amazing quality handmade momma bag that will last.   Introducing Max and Meenas Buckets of Love bag.  Super cute and really easy! The bag was originally designed for Easter so it comes with some adorable animal appliques which are perfect because it can also be made reversible! So you can make it Easter and then Reverse it...

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Bag, Bag Pattern, Bucket Bag, custom fabric, Discount Pattern, DIY Sewing, Fabric, Featured Pattern, Gingercake Patterns, Giveaway, Handmade, make nine challenge, Pre order, Rockerbye Destash, sewing -

So I'm not sure if you all remember or not but making a bag (or two) was on my make nine challenge for the year.  Well since we have woven fabric running in this pre-order I figured I'd give it a go!  I chose a bag without zippers for my first because well- let's not get too crazy.  I'm absolutely thrilled with how my new Bucket Bag from Gingercake Patterns turned out!  It was honestly so much easier than I thought it would be and is so functional and cute.  It's also a great scrap buster!  The instructions are fantastic...

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Blankets, Bow, custom fabric, DIY, DIY Sewing, Fabric, Free Pattern, Freebie, Gauze, Gauze Blanket, Handmade, Headband, Made for mermaids, Rockerbye, Rockerbye Destash, sewing, Swaddle Blanket -

So we all know Rockerbye has some of the best double gauze out there! Amazing colors, super soft, and so versatile!  In past blogs I've given tons of ideas on what to make with your gauze but sometimes you get invited to a last-minute baby shower, or you are super pregnant expecting a baby any day and just want something easy but adorable for your little one (aka me).  So today I'm bringing you the fast and easy DIY Swaddle and Bow Blog!   All you need is one yard of double gauze and you've got yourself an adorable little set for...

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