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Bra, Brazi, custom fabric, DIY, Featured Pattern, Handmade, Pattern, Rockerbye, Rockerbye Destash, sewing, Stitch Upon a Time, Swim, Water Birth -

I'm so excited today to feature one of my favorite most versatile patterns out there.  I've used it for bras, dresses, nursing bras, nursing tanks and more! I'm talking about Stitch Upon a Time Brazi Pattern!   Yay!! I've used the Brazi so much over the years and it never fails me.  Perfect timing too for all the new years getting back into workout routine goals!  Let's chat about the pattern and then I'll give you some examples. The Brazi pattern is a unique one in that you basically get 3 patterns in one.  The top part is a fully lined cross...

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bases, custom fabric, Fabric, fabric bases, Fabric types, Gauze, Gauze Blanket, Minky, Rockerbye Destash, roundup, Squish, Swim -

We get a lot of questions about the different fabric bases here at Rockerbye so I figured it was time for a blog roundup!  Not all bases are ran every time but they change throughout the year depending on the season.  While this is obviously not as good as touching them yourself hopefully it helps :)  Let's start with the main most widely used base.    Cotton lycra - It is a super soft fabric with great recovery.   It's 95% cotton with 5% lycra making it really breathable and perfect for all types of weather. Rockerbye Cotton Lycra is printed at...

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Fabric, Made For Mermaids, Pattern, Pattern Release, Sewing, Swim, Swim Fabric, Swimsuit, Swimsuit sewing -

Oh my gosh, I don't even know where to start!  Made for mermaids just released 6 new patterns and 4 of them are swim!  The other two will work perfectly for gauze!  Now, unfortunately, I only had time to test one of them so I'll explain and show you the Mama Alexandria first.  I LOVE THIS SUIT!   It's actually a one-piece suit with a faux wrap or tie wrap option.  You can also choose from an optional flounce and 3 different strap options.   It's fully lined with sewn in cup and elastic shelf bra options as well! I didn't use my Rockerbye...

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Fabric, Handmade, Rashguard, Sewing, Sun protection, Swim, Swimming, Zombies -

Hooray!!  We are so close to the official start of summer I can taste it!   My kids love to be outside and love the water.   I love when they are outside- that's less time they are bothering me inside.... kidding.... kind of.   What I don't love is the sunblock game.  We use the super natural blah blah blah kids kind and they are always really thick and sticky and trying to chase down my kids to get it on is always super fun.  Plus that's another bath or two when I'm already giving two a day from the dirt!  Insert...

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