Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sewing Projects 37: The “Better Late Than Never” Dress

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Blue The Facts Fabric: Blue stretch cotton $4, dot-printed stretch cotton $14 from Mood Pattern: McCall’s 5972 and Simplicity 2209 Year: 2010s Notions: 16″ zipper $1 Time to complete: 5 … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 36: The “She’s a Harbor Chick!” Top

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Polka Dots The Facts Fabric: Green “Ta Dot” fabric by Michael Miller $9 but I’m calling it free because I used a gift certificate from last Christmas Pattern: Kazz’s Square … Continue reading

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Sweet Treats in NYC

So I have a sweet-tooth. This is no secret. The past two times I went to New York for work I was dedicated to bringing home some French macarons because they are very hard to come by in the Mid-west. … Continue reading

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Fashion District Adventures!

I’m home! Huzzah! …Now I just have to pack up our whole apartment and move two cities over. Fun, fun. Anyway, wanted to share my quick NYC adventures! I didn’t want to drag husband down because we were doing a … 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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NYC Sewists Want To Meet Up?

I know some of you just had a meet-up a few weeks ago, but I’d probably get shouted at if I secretly went to NYC again and didn’t tell anyone until I got home. So here I am. Telling you. … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 34: The “Making Another Memory” Dress

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Plaid The Facts Fabric: Black/white plaid and houndstooth suiting $21 Pattern: Butterick 5032 Year: 1952 reissue Notions: 18″ zipper $1 Time to complete: 12 hours (12 eps of 80s Sherlock … Continue reading

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