The Magic Pattern Book Reviews

Our friends at Therm O Web hosted a Magic Pattern Book blog tour, and I love the garments that were posted. I’m so inspired to create some new Magic Pattern garments myself. Be sure to visit each blog and check out the reviews. Then share pics of your Magic Pattern garments to Betsy@AmyBarickman.com – we would love to see them!

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The Blythe skirt from Jedi Craft Girl

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The Alice tank top from Patchwork Posse

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The Cecilia dress from SayChez.com

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The Freddie Hat from Stitch, Cut, Create

10 Sewing Tips to Make Your Life Easier

I love this blog post that the Sewing Rabbit posted on the 10 sewing tips that changed her life. If you are a beginning sewer this is a great read – and if you’ve been sewing for years, you might learn a few things too! What is your favorite sewing tip?

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You Made It! The Magic Pattern Book!

Thanks to Caroline from SewAlign for sharing these great samples (and lovely book review) from The Magic Pattern Book. Below, check out her Diana cardigan, and see her Abigail dress after the jump!

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Understanding Sewing Stitches

I found a great breakdown of machine stitches and what they are used for on CrazyLittleProjects.com. Be honest now, who here really uses all the stitches that come on your machine? We have some patterns that try to get you to do just that – see more after the jump!

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You Made It! Store In Style

I love this version of our Store In Style pattern made by Bernina educator Susan F. She did such a great job! Have you made the Store In Style? Send a picture to betsy@amybarickman.com – we would love to see your project!

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