Monthly Archives: June 2012

Sewing Projects 24: The “Better Luck Next Time” Shorts

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Summer Trend The Facts Fabric: Orange broadcloth from Halloween last year $2 Pattern: Simplicity 0635 from mom’s stash Year: 1990s Notions: 2 buttons, and hook/eye from stash Time to complete: … Continue reading

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Juliet’s Giveaway

Juliet over at the Sew Weekly has some vintage patterns to give away. Take a look and leave a comment on her blog before July 6th.

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Thanks for your help!

Just wanted to update to say thank you for the help with my fashion emergency. I ended up going with Dress 1 Shoes 2 by popular demand. :) Unfortunately I only have one picture from the night, and we’re under … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 23: The “Staycation” Lounge Pants

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Vacation The Facts Fabric: The last of my grey striped jersey $4 maybe? Pattern: Simplicity 8088 from mom’s collection Year: 1998 Notions: Ribbon from stash Time to complete: 4 hours … Continue reading

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I’m Having A Fashion Emergency!

So I’m going to a very, very fancy event on Friday night for hubs’s work. The invite said attire was “Summer Chic”. What does that mean?!?! Can you help me pick an outfit?! I took some hasty weird-face, imperfect photos … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 22: The “Gleeking Out Emma Pillsbury Style” Outfit

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: TV Characters The Facts Fabric: Grey Kona cotton $8, aqua houndstooth cotton $10 – calling it free because I bought it with a gift certificate from Christmas Pattern: Simplicity 2154 … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 21: The “I’ll Never Get To Be QE3” Suit

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Diamond Jubilee The Facts Fabric: Green/cream yard-dyed suiting $10 Pattern: Simplicity 2154 Year: Contemporary 1960s reissue Notions: 7″ zip $1, two fabric-covered buttons $2 Time to complete: over 23 hours … Continue reading

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