Monthly Archives: July 2013

Random Sewing: The “Retro Schmetro” Dress

Fabric: Joel Dewbweey aqua herringbone cotton $10 and Robert Kaufman’s Retro Circles in grey $11 Pattern: Simplicity 2211 (minus collar, placket and sleeve ruffles) Year: 2011 Notions: aqua bias tape for the sleeves and hem from stash Time to complete: 8 … Continue reading

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Random Sewing: The “Jessica Fletcher Is My Spirit Animal” Dress

Fabric: Pink dot cotton by Sevenberry $14, panel print cotton $13 both from Mood L.A., cotton muslin scraps from stash Pattern: Butterick 3100 Year: 1985 Notions: self-made bias tape, 1/4″ elastic, 11 buttons – all from stash Time to complete: … Continue reading

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The Band’s Getting Back Together!

Have you heard the exciting news?! The 2011 Sew Weekly gang are having a reunion! I had a lovely and crazy time sewing 50 weeks in 2012 and I have to admit I do miss it. Grab the button, add … Continue reading

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Stashbusting for Charity

Do you have fabric in your stash that always makes you say to yourself, “Why the heck did I buy this? It’s just not me! What I’m I ever going to do with it?” Well, I have an idea for … Continue reading

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Random Sewing: The “Typical Me” Dress

Fabric: Striped knit from Michael Levine Loft $2.50/lb Pattern: Self-drafted Notions: Black elastic from stash Time to complete: Around 3 hours First worn: To work a few weeks ago Wear again? Already have! Total price: $2.50?

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