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October 03, 2018

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September 27, 2018

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In Motion - Lining Options

The In Motion Leo can be unlined, fully lined, or lined only where you would like. To keep the tutorial simple we went with one construction method; however, if you are lining the front, back or both, you may prefer to enclose some of the seams...

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August 21, 2018

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School Capsule Sewing

capsule wardrobe is a minimalist approach to clothing, where each piece is an essential item that coordinates with the other articles.  With Emery's gymnastics-oriented pre-k class in mind, I sewed four tops, four bottoms, and one piece of outerwear to create sixteen outfits, all with movement and activity in mind.  Take a look and see how easy creating a mini capsule really can be!

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August 01, 2018

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Desert Breeze / Shorewalk MASH-UP!

When the Shorewalk released last autumn, we immediately imagined the maxi length sweeping along the beach in summertime.  Summer is now here, and we couldn't wait to make this vision come to life -- with an additional summery twist!
The cold-shoulder detail of the Desert Breeze was exactly what we wanted in this maxi, and now you can make your own, too!

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June 01, 2018

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Introduction to Digital Cut Files (SVGs)

In December 2017, Striped Swallow Designs introduced our very first digital cut file as a freebie to our Facebook group, which Erin hand-drew and digitized: the Christmas Unicorn.  Since then, we have released over 50 new designs, with new ones coming out every other Monday. 

But, what exactly is a digital cut file, how is it used?

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April 11, 2018

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Coachella Shorts - Lengthening

The Girls' Coachella Shorts were just re-released and have been lengthened just a bit, but if you would like to add additional length -- follow along this post.

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St. Patrick's Day Freebie!

Digital cut files are released every other Monday and are on sale through their respective Fridays, no coupon necessary.  Each week has it's own theme, and of course this week's theme was a no-brainer. After the initial four St. Patrick's Day designs, I couldn't help but create one more, and wanted to pass on my enthusiasm to the entire SSD community. Continue to the blog post to download the free cut file!

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