Monthly Archives: August 2012

Gertie’s Book!! And Some SW Reflection

For days I’ve been seeing people post their excitement over receiving Gertie’s New Book for Better Sewing, only to come home to no book. Sadface. It took me a day to remember that I had it shipped to my parents’ … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 32: The “Get it Together!” Dress

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Collar The Facts Fabric: Black polka dot knit $9 Pattern: Stretch & Sew 1575 Year: 1974 Notions: 7 buttons from stash Time to complete: 8 hours (6 eps of Fortysomething … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 31: The “Tori’s Walk” Dress

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Music The Facts Fabric: Floral cotton blend $5 Pattern: Simplicity 2209 Year: 2011 Notions: 14″ zipper $2 Time to complete: 6 hours (Olympics coverage) First worn: For pictures around the … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 30: The “Not Really My Color” Tunic

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Yellow The Facts Fabric: Yellow knit from mom’s estate sale loot, $0 to me! Pattern: Inspired by Kazz’s famous sewing-in-the-square technique! Year: Contemporary Notions: Thread Time to complete: 2 hours … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 29: The “I’m NOT Too Old For This…Yet” Leggings

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Olympics The Facts Fabric: Black cotton jersey $5 from Mood’s online sale Pattern: Modified Simplicity 8088 Year: 1998 Notions: Elastic from stash Time to complete: 4 hours (4 eps Agatha … Continue reading

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I’m A Winner 2!

I forgot to mention that I’m apparently awesome at getting picked in blog giveaways and I won this shirt from Sue’s giant giveaway a few weeks ago on Sewin’ Steady. Click the pic for her post about making the shirt. … Continue reading

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