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Espadrille Wedges

I feel freaking beautiful in these shoes.  What is it about a great pair of shoes that makes you feel fantastic.  What’s even better is that I made these shoes.  I also didn’t realize how great they would look with this sleeveless Leschi I made a few months go.  Perfect casual yet put together look. …

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Magnuson Tester Roundup | Straight Stitch Designs

Magnuson Tester Roundup

Seeing a new pattern on all different shapes and sizes is the most important part of a pattern release, and something I really look forward to sharing every time.  I have had a great time showing you all my three versions of Magnuson, but today I get to share the amazing versions my testers sewed …

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Magnuson Pattern Release

I couldn’t be more excited to share with you my newest pattern, Magnuson.  The evolution of this pattern over the last two years has been fun as the designer to watch happen.  What started out as a utility/military inspired jacket has turned into a more modern take in vest form.  So many of the original …

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Every sewing pattern is just a starting place for all of the things you can do with it. The Leschi blouse pattern has the lines that are perfect for a sleeveless dress. Just a couple changes and you are left with a completely new look.

Sleeveless Leschi Dress

Spring is here and I can finally share with you the sleeveless Leschi dress I made a few weeks ago.  I had been planning a sleeveless version since I released the pattern in October, so I thought why not go for not only sleeveless but also a dress.  This is the ultimate spring/summer dress!  The …

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