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DIY Toddlers Slippers

Hey Everyone!!  Happy Holiday's, can you believe next week is Thanksgiving! OMG.. This year is really moving fast..
Now, that Thuraya's almost 2,she is constantly taking everything off, from shoes to clothe to diapers.. Sounds like it's time for someone to start potty training..  Now that the weather is finally changing she going to need some slippers. Leave it to me to try and make them and I can honestly say, I succeeded.
I wanted my make something less slipper like and more feet like. Lawd, I hope that sounds right..  She doesn't like the bulky slippers, it made her feet sweat and she can walk around the house on this cool floor with bare feet. These we're a perfect combo for her and she really seem to like them.. In my Madea's voice, "Hallelujer, Praise the Lort".



I traced her slippers to make the pattern, Make sure when you cut the bottom, you cut a left side and right side.  I just cut 1 and labeled it left side, flipped it over and labeled it …

Simplicity 8177 in Denim

Hey Everyone!!! I'm back with something a little new.
COAT VEST!!!
One of my favorite in my closet sew far..  So, easy to sew and comfortable.


Note:  I didn't take the coat all of the way down. I actually cut it right below my knee and cut a size 14..




Below is an inspired coat from Chico's. I wanted something like this without the belt.  Dallas weather is soo fickle..



Chico's 


Pattern and interfacing is all cut out and ready to be put together.

Front and back are all sewn together.


Interfacing ready to be sewn on.



Interfacing sewn in nice need and neat..

Pockets installed

Faux front pockets with interfacing.


Pockets came out little wonkey but there faux so I try to fix them later.


Still came out great.. 


I was hesitant on if I should sew the gold thread on the front to give a flare.