Monthly Archives: May 2012

Sewing Projects 19: The “Grown-Up Molly” Outfit

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: 1940s The Facts Fabric: Blue/white dot satiny something $7, grey suiting remnant $3 – both from Jo-Anns Pattern: Simplicity 3688 Year: 2011 reissue of a 1940s pattern Notions: 7″ zip … Continue reading

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Home At Last Part 2

So I showed you the fabric goodness, now for the eats! First, we arrived in NYC on Sunday in time for breakfast (yup, that early). So we dropped our bags at the hotel and walked up to Sarabeth’s on Central … Continue reading

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Home At Last!

I had to travel to NYC for work the last few days. I didn’t mention it, or try to meet up with any sewists because I wasn’t 100% sure of my schedule, and it was odd days (Sunday-Tuesday). Anyway, I … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 18: The “Dots and Houndstooth” Outfit

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Print Mixing The Facts Fabric: White dot cotton $3, black/green houndstooth suiting $5 – both from Fashion Fabrics Club, white cotton for lining $1, and black cotton scraps from mom’s … Continue reading

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Me-Made-May 2012: Week Two

What I wore this second week… May 6: Husband helped me with the photoshoot for my SW Mother’s day outfit (Simplicity 2211 and 2245). We went uptown to take pictures at an office in an old house that I knew … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 17: The “Ma in her Kerchief” Outfit

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Mother’s Day The Facts Fabric: White cotton broadcloth $4, grey stretch sateen (mend item, not including in price) Pattern: modified Simplicity 2211 and 2245 Notions: 5 buttons from stash ($.50) … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 16: The “Fresh and Free” Top

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Pink The Facts Fabric: Pink gingham from mom’s stash & refashioned from Buttons challenge. Pattern: Simplicity 2593 view B Year: 2009 Notions: Thread, self-made bias tape Time to complete: 4 hours … Continue reading

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