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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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Random Sewing: The “Incredibly Wearable Muslin” Dress

Fabric: Blue Kona cotton broadcloth $5 Pattern: Simplicity 2246, Lisette’s Traveler dress Year: 2011 Notions: 12 buttons from stash Time to complete: Probably 9 hours First worn: To work today Wear again? Affirmative Total price: ~$5 {Note} It’s winter, so … Continue reading

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Random Sewing: The “Zombie Deschanel” Skirt

Fabric: Dear Stella Gridlock fabric $3 Pattern: Half-circle Skirt Notions: Zipper $.50 button from stash Time to complete: Maybe 4 hours First worn: To Halloween party on Saturday Wear again? I actually think I will Total price: $3

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2013 Sewing Plan: The “Fitted By Gertie” Dress

2013 Sewing Plan: Project 7 Fabric: Black gaberdine $7, lining $4 both from Fashion Fabrics Club Pattern: Sultry Sheath from Gertie’s Book for Better Sewing Year: 2012 Notions: Zip $.50 Time to complete: 8 hours of class, plus 5 hours … Continue reading

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