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This is the women's version of the Extraordinary Girl Tee and it's amazing!

Women’s Extraordinary Girl Tee

A few weeks back I shared some fun girls’ t-shirts as part of a pattern tour, and mentioned that there was also a women’s version that I was going to sew. Several of you asked to see this version as well, and I am delivering today. While I really like the girls’ pattern, I LOVE having […] Read more…

This tutorial for an anthropologie-inspired t-shirt refashion is so fun

Twenty-Five Minute T-shirt Refashion

If you’ve got 25 minutes and a too-big tee, you’re going to love this Anthropologie inspired t-shirt refashion. Several years ago my sister came to visit with an amazing t-shirt on. She had found it at Anthropologie and couldn’t believe how lovely it was. I loved it enough to ask her if I could inspect […] Read more…

Tutorial for a Lovely Lace Knit Pencil Skirt | Mabey She Made It | #sewing #pencilskirt #selfishsewing #stretchlace

Lovely Lace Pencil Skirt

Back in July (after Maya was born) I created a fun knit pencil skirt with stretch lace for The Ribbon Retreat blog, and I realized recently that I hadn’t shared it here yet. So while I’m working on some fun things to show you for Kids’ Clothes Week, here’s another fast, easy sewing project you’ll love. […] Read more…

Recreating Kate: Issa Engagement Dress | Mabey She Made It | #katemiddleton #katemiddletonstyle #katemiddletonfashion #recreatingkate

Recreating Kate: Issa Engagement Dress

  Many of us were introduced to Kate Middleton at the time of her engagement to Prince William, so it seems only fitting that the first dress I wanted to recreate from Kate’s wardrobe is this fabulous sapphire blue wrap dress from designer Issa. After wearing this dress to announce her engagement, it sold out, was […] Read more…

Recreating Kate: Sewing a Royal Wardrobe One Piece at a Time | Mabey She Made It

Recreating Kate Middleton Style

I’m so super excited to share some fun news today–I’ve been cooking up a little series and today I get to tell you all about it! You may have noticed a little something new in the main menu. It’s a sewing series entitled Recreating Kate.  Everyone love’s Kate Middleton style–it’s classic, elegant, and oh so chic. Through […] Read more…

Couture Lace Skirt Tutorial by Serger Pepper | Mabey She Made It | #lace #skirt #skirtutorial #sewingforkids #selfishsewing #linedskirt

Couture Lace Skirt Tutorial

I think you are all beginning to realize how much I enjoy good piece of clothing made from lace. It’s so elegant and girly! Well today’s guest post is Irene from Serger Pepper and she’s been bitten by the same lace-loving bug! Irene is a talented seamstress and has lots of great ideas to share–including this one […] Read more…

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