Monthly Archives: April 2013

2013 Sewing Plan: The “Several New York Minutes” Dress

2013 Sewing Plan: Project 4 (project 3 is as-yet unblogged) Fabric: Floral quilting cotton $5, black cotton sateen $7 Pattern: Simplicity 4070 Year: 2006 Notions: Invisible zip $1, hem tape from stash Time to complete: About 10 hours? Four of … Continue reading

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Random Sewing: The “How Much London is Too Much London?” Dress

Sneak peak at our new living room! Fabric: London print cotton $20 (widely available but purchased at Michael Levine’s in LA), and black cotton sateen from stash Pattern: Simplicity 2211 (minus collar, placket and sleeve ruffles) Year: 2012 Notions: black … Continue reading

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London Adventures

I’m home! And a little jet-lagged. It’s 6am. I should be asleep. ANYWAY! I have things to share! So after doing a bunch of touristy things – including the Harry Potter Studio Tour (which is the best thing ever!) – … Continue reading

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Random Sewing: The “B-B-B-Bowies In Space” Garments

Fabric: Striped jersey for cardigan, scraps of cotton for applique. Pattern: Stretch & Sew 300, self drafted the bolt Year: 1979 and 1973 for the original lightening bolt design. Notions: Teal grosgrain ribbon for the facings of the cardigan plackets … Continue reading

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30 Things Before I Turned 30

Today is my 30th birthday! Hurrah! Let the trumpets sound! Also I’m in London!!! For the past year I’ve been gearing myself up for this occasion, so I’m not weirded out, or scared, or any of those things that happen … Continue reading

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