35 and Still Alive

“35 and Still Alive” – Making the Flame | Body Positive Sewing & Style

What a morbid title for a birthday post, eh? But it makes sense – today is my 35th birthday, and I’m still alive, as far as sewing goes! And soon, as far as blogging goes. 🙂 I’ve been on hiatus for over three months to focus on personal matters. Initially, I felt guilty for disappearing, […]

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Taking a Break

“Taking a Break” – Making the Flame | Body Positive Sewing & Style

Hello dear readers 🙂 Thanks to all of you for taking the time to visit my quirky, opinionated corner of the sewing blogosphere. It’s been awhile now – three years (and three months, and fifteen days…but who’s counting). Usually, female bloggers cease to blog, or drastically change their blog focus, due to marriage or children. […]

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Spring Has Sprung at Vogue

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New Vogue Spring 2017 Patterns WOW! Can I say that again? WOW! Vogue’s new Spring 2017 patterns blew me away! Don’t believe me? Keep reading… 🙂 Favorite Pattern: V1545 Trendy Pattern Trio: V9257, V9259, V9260 Interesting Pattern: V1548 Questionable Pattern: V9255 Favorite Pattern Vogue 1545 by Rebeca Vallance is winning at life! Oh, my. Just […]

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February/March Roundup: Sewing Through Sadness

February/March Roundup: Sewing Through Sadness

Can you believe we’ve already finished one-quarter of 2017? I, for one, am glad.  This year has been a painful butt kicker, and brought me pretty low in February and April. The faster this goes by, the better! If you follow this blog and Making the Flame on social media (@makingtheflame), it would seem that […]

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