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blogging, custom fabric, Fabric, Featured Pattern, Minky, Pre-order, Raglan, Rockerbye Destash, sew, sewing, Squish -

Squish, Squishy, Cozy, Soft, Stretchy, Amazing, Squishy, Cuddly, Warm, Snuggly, Squishy...... Just a few things to describe the amazing SQUISH!  Anyone who has been lucky enough to touch the squish is seriously obsessing over it.  THANK YOU AMBER FOR BRINGING THIS INTO OUR LIVES!!! Now- the amazingness that is squish is hard to portray in photos honestly.  They just don't do it justice, but I'm going to do my best!  What is squish?  Well, think minky mashed with double-brushed poly.  It has all the softness and squishy pile of minky with the stretch and finished backside of double brushed poly.  It's...

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dinosaur, minky, sew, sewing, tutorial -

How to sew minky with an appliqué - featuring custom dinosaur minky and dinosaur skeleton. Sewing tutorial.

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Blankets, custom fabric, custom minky, Minky, Pre-order -

As you all know, the big reprint round is opening soon!  It'll be available on 3 different bases- Cotton Lycra, Minky, and Squish!  Now generally when you hear about Minky you pretty much just think blankets, but it can be so much more!   I wanted to give you all some inspiration on some other options so you are ready to #buyalltheminky! I mean- it does make amazing blankets though. ;)  So I took to the "streets" asking around for ideas for minky projects and was not disappointed.  I mean- you all know the amazing seamstresses we have in our community- the...

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Psst... The Big V-Day is in one week!! Do you celebrate it??  In general, my husband and I don't. He's more of an "acts of service" romantic than anything else (aka- I picked up dog poop and took the trash out- see how much I love you! ;) ).   So we always agree not to do anything but I love giving. So I fail and end up scrambling last minute to do something for him.  Even if it's just a little note, I have to do something.  Well, no more scrambling ladies!  Today's Hump Day Pattern Pick Me Up will...

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Featured Pattern, Rockerbye Destash, scrap busters -

We ladies all deserve a little something for ourselves sometimes. So much of our Rockerbye fabric goes to our kids but hey, I want it for me too!!   Well, I had the opportunity to test a pattern that not only allowed me use some of my favorite fabric but also feel a little....dare I say it...  sexy! Still totally comfortable and functional too!! Who would have thought Zombies and Lace would be the perfect combo?? The new Mama Bridgette Bralette/Nightie and Mama Victoria Cheekies/Thong patterns from Made for Mermaids just released and are loaded with tons of amazing options!  I...

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