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"Oh say can you sew"

 It has been a long, long, long winter & come spring everyone always asks me "What do you do all winter?"
 I know I keep saying I'm going to my room.....my sewing room that is!  I am going to show you in the next couple posts what I have done for the past 3 months
 This a skirt that LiLi wanted me to make for her.  I showed her a similar one in a quilting book I had & let her design it.  We started with a jelly roll Cameo by Amy Butler & she laid out all the strips the way she wanted it to look.  I just did all the sewing. I used my serger to sew all the strips together & then top stitched each piece.  We modified it from the original by making it a little fuller with more of a gathered ruffle.
 I then took all the leftover strips & made this dress which is also similar to one that was in the same book
 Lots of repetitive sewing but so much fun to do.  I also love that I have the world's best model to to wear these!
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