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Spring Cleaning- Sewing Books for Sale!

I'm doing some Spring Cleaning and have decided to part with a bit of my sewing library.  These are some great books, some vintage, and all in perfect, like new condition!

Free shipping to US addresses  If anyone would like to purchase all 7 books, price is $50!  I will also ship internationally, but would need to charge postage.  Just e-mail me at sewbabyatgmaildotcom, and let me know which ones you'd like.
Happy Reading!!
Ann

Get To Know Melissa Stramel: E-Pattern Designer

Hello Everybody!  We would like to introduce to you Melissa Stramel:  A super talented e-pattern designer!  SewBaby just started carrying her adorable e-patterns that range from perfect girlie dresses to matching perfect girlie dresses for your favorite dolls!  

Take a look at her patterns here. Make a comment on this post, tell us your favorite Melissa Stramel E-Pattern, and one person will be chosen to win the Melissa Stramel E-Pattern of her/his choice!
Get to know Melissa a little better below! Where did you grow-up, where did you go to school, where do you live now?  Tell us about your family.
I'm a Kansas girl. I grew up about an hour east of here in a tiny town of only 100 people. My family had six kids, so when we all grew up and moved away, we always say the town population decreased by half! I'm still very much the rural girl and live on a farm in northwest Kansas. Our farm is near the area's "big" city of about 5000 people. My husband and I h…

Sale at SewBaby!

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Red Asymmetrical Knit Tunic

February was a busy month for me, and after I finished my red dress early in the month, I got NADA sewing done. I'm teaching several sewing classes, and ironically, when I teach, I can't find the time to sew myself.  But with one more day to squeeze in in February, I decided to take on another RED project.  This one had to be quick.

This is from the January issue of BurdaStyle magazine, and is in the Plus Size section, style #132   I actually LOVED all of the tops in the plus section of this issue.  They are all very stylish, and very simple.

This one is basically an extra long dolman sleeve t-shirt with one side chopped off, a tie band inserted into the shoulder and gathered.  It literally took me ONE HOUR!!  I used a red rayon jersey knit, and it is super comfy.

I think it is VERY long.  I'm tall, and it hits me mid-thigh.  This could easily be a dress on a shorter woman.  The only change was I added a center back seam, because I didn't have quite enough fabric to c…