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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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Random Sewing: The “Retro Schmetro” Dress

Fabric: Joel Dewbweey aqua herringbone cotton $10 and Robert Kaufman’s Retro Circles in grey $11 Pattern: Simplicity 2211 (minus collar, placket and sleeve ruffles) Year: 2011 Notions: aqua bias tape for the sleeves and hem from stash Time to complete: 8 … Continue reading

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2013 Sewing Plan: The “Finally Done!” Dress

2013 Sewing Plan: Project 3 Fabric: Blue dotted cotton lawn by Lisette for Jo-Ann’s ~$10 Pattern: Simplicity 5698 Year: Ca. 1960s Notions: Zip $1 Time to complete: It’s been so long, maybe 8 hours? First worn: For quick pictures Wear … Continue reading

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Random Sewing: The “Florals?! I Don’t Even Know Me Anymore!” Dress

Fabric: Floral cotton print £6 and skirt lining from stash Pattern: Simplicity 2209 Year: 2011 Notions: Invisible zip $1 Time to complete: About 12 hours or so First worn: To a wedding and again to work this week Wear again? … Continue reading

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Random Sewing: The “How Much London is Too Much London?” Dress

Sneak peak at our new living room! Fabric: London print cotton $20 (widely available but purchased at Michael Levine’s in LA), and black cotton sateen from stash Pattern: Simplicity 2211 (minus collar, placket and sleeve ruffles) Year: 2012 Notions: black … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 39: The “Too Cold For These” Shorts

Aaaand we’re back! Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: UFO The Facts Fabric: Blue and white striped canvas from IKEA $7 Pattern: Simplicity 2245 Year: 2011 Notions: Metal zip $1 Time to complete: 4 hours originally, … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 35: The “What is a Weekend?” Blouse

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Gatsby The Facts Fabric: Blue poplin from Lisette collection $7, green cotton for contrast $4 Pattern: “Sisters of Edwardia Blouse” by Steph C! Year: 1920s inspired Notions: Invisible zipper $1 … Continue reading

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