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Together We Can Do So Much: MDF068

Hey Loves!

I normally sew alone, but some times you just want someone you can run things past and get some feedback.  There are so many sewing meetups going on everywhere but none in Alabama. So, we created one.  We started a Facebook group. Then, after about 3 months, we finally met up to sew. There were only 3 of us but we did it. I'm so glad we did. It was fun and I now have a new super cute cardigan.

We chose a free pattern from Mood: the Willow Cardigan MDF068. Yes, Mood has FREE PATTERNS and they are on-trend and cute.

When you have a group of people sewing the same pattern, you don't know what you'll get. It's always fun to see how each person expresses their style through fabric choice. Each of us had a different type of fabric: fleece from JoAnn, burnout knit from Wal-Mart, and the recommended waffle knit from Mood.

We had 2.5 hours to complete the project. We prepped our fabric prior to the meetup.  We got to work after we all arrived. I was LATE but it was for a good cause...SNACKS. We discussed the pattern; what we liked and what we didn't like. We talked through the steps, shared tips, learned from each other, and sewed together. The truth is the pattern is super simple. It needed a little more detail in the directions, but we were able to work through it. We didn't finish them, but we could see that we were all headed in the right direction.

I think I can say that the first Bham Metro Sewcial Meet-Up was a success! If you are in the Birmingham metro area, join the group on Facebook and come sew with us.

If you're interested in sewing this pattern, check out my review.

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." – Helen Keller

Until next time, SMOOCHES!


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