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Quick outfit-One Hour Pants

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  These are truly one hour Pants I love how comfy they are and they have pockets Made the pants the night before work and made the tank to go with them before work. Made the bolo cord from the same fabric rolled and topstitched. I paired these pants with a Tank of a slinky  Knit. Slinky Knit - No pattern...  Just plain sleeveless Slinky knit and turned under edges topstitched. Making Freeflowing Jacket of Chiffon in Same deep red and tips of yellows. See you Then

Quick Easy Casual Dresses and outfits

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  What can I make quickly? Simple sleeveless dresses-ankle length I love the beach... can stick my feet in the sand, but need to stay covered. Stretch matte Jersey makes nice simple flowy yet stretch dresses. Pockets in the side seam are always good. If you have some wide fabric==58 to 60 inches wide...by folding the fabric-once in on each side to center and then again fold in half..you will end up with a front and back piece.  Just lower the neckline scoop a little more so you can tell front from back. I like to just make them long and wider at the bottom.  With knits you don't need darts, but you want the bottom to be wider so you can walk nicely without being like a penguin.  A slight slit gives you  alittle room, it can be made on one side, but to be classy, just make it the widest width at the bottom.  For Beach cover up, you can slit on both sides or one side as far as you feel comfortable. You can make this same way for a tank top and just make your front scoop lower or high

Simple Beach Dress and Jacket

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  Okay, bad me, went to the beach on short notice and took my lightweight Brother Sewing Machine and a bunch of fabric from my stash This worked perfectly. Uncut in width of fabric wrapped around, top folded over a piece of elastic, then attached two wide straps over the shoulder top to the height I wanted the dress to cover. The bottom straps hanging down are elastic covered with the same fabric attached to the side seams so the dress is held down when the big beach wind blows, but still easy to slip off to use the bathroom facilities... Now I needed to be covered all over so the sun would not burn me.  I took two pieces the folded over length I wanted the jacket. I folded it over sewn under around the upper top neckline.  So the opening of the foldover jacket is turned under and topstitched Turned under ends and top stitched to make the length to my wrists... folded over and stitched the edge shut to an opening  that would be able to put my arms in and it would look like a jacket

Make a T-Shirt Dress

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  This is a Tshirt Dress made from ready made T-shirts This is 3 Large tiedyed Tshirts. I had my daughter tiedye the shirts color that I wanted so all three would be the same. You can see colors of things you can have dyed by my daughter Cara If you sign in to your facebook account, you can go to Caras site and see the different colors and different kind of things you can have dyed.    facebook.com/happyaccidentdesignsbycara/ T-shirt one is the top of the dress, I did cut the t-neckline and turn it under with a slice down the front to give a different neckline and then turned under the edge and sewn down. T-shirt 2 is the middle of the dress. T shirt 3 is the long sleeves and the extra fabric left from the sleeves add on to the length so I had a full length T shirt dress

Pajama pants from Easy-to-sew Simplicity Pattern

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 Easy to Sew  Simplicity 8389 Using for Pajama pants Making baggy leg pants to go with Baggy Top I have this nice soft cotton knit with bicycles on it.  I made the top for the Pajamas by cutting accross the fabric folded over long enough to be the front where I wanted it and that was the front and back... held it up to be the right length and folded the two pieces over making a slanted mark for the shoulders and then a scoop for the neckline slightly for the back piece and a little lower for the front.  This way when I hold  it up I know the front has a lower neckline than the back.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

New Wardrobe No Pattern Rectangular Clothes

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  Well, sad to say, have a problem, as usual Sewing will help New Dress-Soft fabric folded over twice make front and back Fold left over make two big rectangles for bell sleeves.  From GStreetfabrics Knit Shelves, on sale. 25% off and coupon on a weekend. Take small strip accross, make pockets, mask and earrings. Wanted a contrast, take a piece of black long strip and make a floppy soft drape collar and accent on sleeves.  Stash accents from Treasure Hunt Room.  2.97 yard. Might add a black strip to bottom==not sure yet. Wear to work! I don't have a closet so I have wreath hangers and sets of clothes, (total outfits on one hanger) many sets on one wreath Hanger.  Everything is out in the open in my small space.  Bed becomes table with one of those cardboard foldout cutting boards.  (So helpful)   Think about tomorrow work.  Make same style shirt for work out of silk.  Always earrings, sometimes mask.  Sometimes scarf.  This one I have a tight blouse made out of, but enough leftover

Easy Wrap SunDress or add sleeves and pullover head

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  Something came up that now I need big sleeves on everything to cover my arms, but also to not touch my skin.  These are super comfy sleeves.   So when I first did this dress as a sleeveless strap sundress wrap, I made the big rectangle overlap about 5/8 of a yd.  No reason, I was just experimenting, but I did not want the wrap to come open, plus this was the size of the piece that I had pulled out of the Treasure Hunt room or the 2.97 room as we all call it differently. When I was originally creating the wrap dress, I just cut the piece to make the straps, and the rest, just hemmed all the way around and added the straps to fit where I could slip my arms through when I wrapped.  Now I needed these sleeves, so I just made a seam where it overlapped at the lower edge and cut off the excess after the seam.  This gave me the big rectangle to fold over and make two big sleeves.  I just turned under the edge and topstitched onto the strap areas.   As usual when I first make something, I ha