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The kids are finally sleeping, and you’re ready to replace the chaos of the day with the hum of your sewing machine – oh wait, maybe that’s just me!

Destri small headshotHello there, my name is Destri and I keep Sew Be It stocked with free sewing projects, tutorials, and the best tips and tricks. Below you will find the archives starting with the most recent posts, just click on “previous entries” to go back through time – there’s good stuff back there!

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LOL Swing Top

Friends! Life has recently dished me up a large helping of crazy and I have much to tell you, but for today I am popping in for a fun sewing series I had the honor of being a part of in a couple of ways. If you sew, you’ve no doubt heard of the fabulous […]

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Introducing The Sewlosophy Pattern Co. (aka my third baby)

A little over 3 years and a 6 week vacation later and I am finally sharing my third baby with you :).  Allow me to introduce The Sewlosophy Pattern Co. !!!! Okay, let me throw in one more ! for good measure!  It all started with the blouse above and turned into a beautiful ensemble […]

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Bundle Up Patterns – Women’s Collection

Hello friends! I am still on holiday with my family and while I’m away I have the lovely Suzanne from Winter Wear Designs to share a some yummy sewing goodness with you! Enjoy! Hi everyone, my name is Suzanne and I am the face behind Winter Wear Designs – I can’t tell you how excited […]

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Ribbon Retreat Giveaway

Hello friends!  I hope you are all having a wonderful weekend filled with, well whatever makes your weekends wonderful :).  I wanted to pop in and tell you about a giveaway going on over on The Daily Sew Facebook page. Some of you may remember when a few friends and I started the page over […]

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Here Comes The Sundress Tutorial and Free Pattern

Hello friends! How’s your summer going?  We still have two days left of school, but we’re already in summer mode.  I am especially excited to have it come this year, which is going to be short lived I’m sure when the temps here in Texas reach the melting point :) In other news, I have […]

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Conquering Fear And Finally A Call For Pattern Testers

Friends, today has been a long time coming.  Over three  years ago I decided to take this sewing/design skill serious and turn some of my ideas into sewing patterns.  I bought some slopers, played around a bit and came up with my first design which was this shirt.  I loved it and thought at that […]

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11 Easy Sewing Projects

I have a feeling many happy ladies around the world got a new sewing machine for gifts this holiday season, and you’re looking for some easy sewing projects to start off with.  If you’re not you should be – my first project was tackling a set of difficult valences and I swore off sewing for […]

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Darling Custom Cinderella Dress By That’s Sew Kari

Happy Saturday friends! I was browsing Facebook the other day when I came across this beautiful Cinderella Dress created by Kari of That’s Sew Kari, and knew I had to share. Isn’t it a work of art?  My daughter would FLIP!  She takes custom orders, and I am really tempted with the Sofia The First […]

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The Olivia Top And A Pattern Giveaway!

Hello friends!  I have a pattern today I think you’ll love. Are you familiar with Jessica from Craftiness is not Optional?  My guess is yes, if not I am certain if you have a pinterest board with the term “sewing” in it you no doubt have more than a few pins of her fabulous tutorials […]

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How To Sew A Wood Handle Handbag

I have had this vintage pillowcase for 5 years, and have always thought it would make for the perfect handbag.   Then I saw this wood handle purse at a vintage store that the lady called a “knitting bag” and I knew it was the perfect use for the fabric.  I love how it turned out, […]

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