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Making Changes, Setting Priorities

By Sharon Schneider / April 10, 2017 /

I am starting my week of right! I need to start taking better care of myself and my family! Grocery shopping done, meals planned and prepped. Fruits and veggies – ready to grab for easy snacks. Here is a link to my new favorite cookbook The Weight and Wellness Nutrition Guide  No diet here, just healthy, whole foods and making changes for a lifetime! Busy week in the sewing room too! A couple wholesale orders have…

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Shop Update -February 2017

By Sharon Schneider / February 16, 2017 /

I have a lot of new items in the SHOP Bags – slouches and cross body bags add the perfect splash of color to the gloomy winter months. Buckets – all sizes and lots of fabrics make these the perfect storage bins for any room in the house. Kitchen Linens – traditional red or blue cotton ticking make the perfect everyday napkins. All available in the Shop

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Valentine’s Day Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

By Sharon Schneider / February 14, 2017 /

It’s not too late to whip up a chocolate treat for your Valentine. Melt 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips with 1 tablespoon coconut oil in the microwave. 3o seconds at a time until smooth. Dip strawberries in chocolate and place on waxed paper. Place in the frig until chocolate is hard. Done!! YUM!!

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Sweater Refashion DIY

By Sharon Schneider / February 10, 2017 /

Cleaning out closets this week. I decided to combine a sweater that was to short with a button down that was to tight. I cut the shirt first. All I needed was the collar/yoke, cuffs and lower five inches. I finished the raw edges with a zigzag stitch and pinned in place. I stitched them into place with a wide zig-zag stitch to stretch with the knit sweater fabric.

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Clothing Upcycle – DIY

By Sharon Schneider / January 30, 2017 /

I recently cut the tag out of this top and made 2 small holes along the neckline. ugh. I pieced together some scraps of fabric to form a binding. Trimmed it down to cover the holes, pressed the raw edges down to form a binding and attached to the neckline. I am happy with the finished product.

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Mending Jeans

By Sharon Schneider / January 13, 2017 /

Over Thanksgiving break, I replaced a torn belt loop adding just a bit of  color. At Christmas, I patched a “split in the butt”.  Simple mix of fabrics to make a patch, press under the raw edges and machine stitch in place. January – and another patch just in time for Valentine’s Day! This time I did a bit of hand slip stitching. It will be fun to see how these jeans look a year…

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Happy New Year – 2017

By Sharon Schneider / January 2, 2017 /

I am so ready for a New Year! This year I hope to find more BALANCE. Eat better, Move more, Read Often. Sew more, blog more, learn more about making Shaggy Baggy a success.  

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Final Sale of the Year

By Sharon Schneider / December 2, 2016 /
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Holiday Shop Update

By Sharon Schneider / November 22, 2016 /

Lots of new goodies in the SHOP this week. Fun prints that will work in your decor all winter. These towels make a great hostess gift all by themselves, or wrapped around a bottle of wine or tin of goodies. Also, these rustic, scrappy, burlap and fabric lighted garlands would be perfect on a mantle, railing or down the center of a table. I also have a few burlap totes finished for gift giving or a treat…

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Fall Decor – DIY

By Sharon Schneider / October 26, 2016 /

This may be it for my fall decor this year. I salvaged what was left of a beautiful “funeral arrangement” and put it in a vase in a pumpkin. Before: During: After:

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