Author Archives: EBS

About EBS

Museum curator, nerd, chronic watcher of TV show marathons, married to a soccer hooligan, vegetarian, obsessive sewer.

Patone Color of 2015

Well, it was just announced! Pantone’s Color of 2015 is… …Marsala. Not a fan personally. I just don’t think of it as a year-round shade. Also reads a little…old? Is that it? Maybe I’m not seeing it with the right … Continue reading

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Pantone Color of 2015 – Wild Speculation

Well summer got completely away from me blogging-wise. I sewed quite a bit actually, but didn’t document a single thing here! I’m even making progress on finishing up the styling of my sewing room. Need to put up the wallpaper, … Continue reading

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Random Sewing: The “Sew Dolly Clackett” Dress

It’s Some Dock Supervisor Down at Pier 34…He Says the Titanic Just Arrived. …Well, Better Late Than Never. Fabric: Boats and waves cotton by Lisette, for Jo-Anns $14 Pattern: Dirndl from Built by Wendy Year: 2010 Notions: 16″ zipper $1 … Continue reading

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2014 Sewing Plan: The “I’m Really Busy With Life” Dress and Skirt

Hellooooo lovely people who follow me. It’s been an age, hasn’t it? Life gets in the way. I have been sewing, just haven’t had the time/light/weather to do nice photoshoots. So…deal with it? Dress: 2014 Sewing Plan: Project 2 Fabric: … Continue reading

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2014 Sewing Plan: The “Candy Striper” Dress

2014 Sewing Plan: Project 1 Fabric: Coral striped jersey knit from Michael Levine’s Loft $2.50 Pattern: Simplicity 2211 (with plenty of modifications) Year: 2011 Notions: Scraps of bias to reinforce shoulders Time to complete: Probably 6 hours First worn: For … Continue reading

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I Made A Thing

Long story, but I have an iPad mini that I’m finally using and it needed a temporary sleeve for protection until I get a permanent case. I whipped this one up last night.

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2014 Sewing Plan

Here are a few things I’d like to get done sewing-wise this year. Perhaps not that exciting, but I thought I’d put it out there anyway. My sewing mojo has been nonexistent for a little while. Lots of house stuff … Continue reading

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