Monthly Archives: October 2012

How-To Make An Easy/Lazy Loki Costume!

My post for SW published today and I wanted to share this tutorial before Halloween tomorrow. Maybe someone will find it useful? So as I said in my Sew Weekly post, I figured the basic elements of Loki’s costume are … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 41: The “Loki’s Army” Dress

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Halloween The Facts Fabric: Black cotton $10, green cotton from stash $0, green satin $5, gold pleather $3 Pattern: Simplicity 1802 for the top and self-drafted everything else Year: 2012 … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 40: The “Alice the Camel (Color)” Skirt

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Fall Palette The Facts Fabric: Camel knit from Jo-Anns $5 Pattern: Self drafted from tutorial found on Pinterest Year: 2012 Notions: Elastic from stash Time to complete: 1 hour but … 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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FYI, Skipping a Sew Weekly Challenge

I was floundering back and forth but I think I just need to give myself a mini break. I’m not in to Western Wear (the next theme), or cowboy boots, or hats. It’s just not my style. So rather than … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 38: The “Tomboy” Top

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Refashion under $10 Fabric: Old Navy button-up handed down from the husband $0 – free to me! Pattern: Self-drafted collar and sleeves Year: 2000s Notions: None Time to complete: 5 … Continue reading

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