Monthly Archives: March 2013

Random Sewing: The “Real New Girl” Dress

Fabric: Dark teal medium-weight knit from Haberman’s $18 but used a gift card Pattern: The bodice of Stretch & Sew 1505, self drafted the waist band and circle skirt Year: 1979 + my medling Notions: 2 scraps of bias tape … Continue reading

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Rogue Vintage Pattern Pieces

Have you ever had this happen to you? It seems to happen to me a lot. You get a vintage pattern, open it up and discover that there’s not only the pieces you need, but also some random ones that … Continue reading

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30 Days to 30

It’s officially 30 days until my 30th birthday! I feel like I should do a “30 in 30” sort of thing and I was thinking 30 “makes”. I’ll document each thing with a photo and a recap at the end. … Continue reading

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2013 Sewing Plan: The “Stash-Busting All Over” Skirt

2013 Sewing Plan: Project 2 Fabric: Black and white woven suiting left over from a dress I made two years ago, poplin from Lisette collection for facings Pattern: Gertie’s Pencil Skirt Year: 2012 Notions: 1 hook and eye, 7″ zip … Continue reading

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