Author Archives: EBS

About EBS

Museum curator, nerd, chronic watcher of TV show marathons, married to a soccer hooligan, vegetarian, obsessive sewer.

Pantone (3rd Month of the Year) Madness

There’s a design blog pitting all of Pantone’s Colors of the Year against each other to find the winner (à la March Madness basketball brackets). They’ve done four match-ups but they’re still on the first round so there’s still time … Continue reading

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The “Nesting” Dress

Fabric: Green knit from stash, polka dot knit from Jackman Fabrics $8? Pattern: Self-drafted Notions: Elastic for the waist and shoulders $2 Time to complete: A slow-poke around 5-6 hours. First worn: To work Wednesday Wear again? Yeah Total price: … Continue reading

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The “Make Room for the Bump” Shirts

Fabric: Green spots cotton from stash Pattern: None Notions: None Time to complete: Less than 2 hours First worn: To work this week Wear again? Yup Total price: ~$0

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Year in Review 2014

Soooo I sort of dropped off the face of the blog Earth last year. I did sew a little but not nearly as much as years previous. I also didn’t purchase a lot of fabric! I bought three things for … Continue reading

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Patone Color of 2015

Well, it was just announced! Pantone’s Color of 2015 is… …Marsala. Not a fan personally. I just don’t think of it as a year-round shade. Also reads a little…old? Is that it? Maybe I’m not seeing it with the right … Continue reading

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Pantone Color of 2015 – Wild Speculation

Well summer got completely away from me blogging-wise. I sewed quite a bit actually, but didn’t document a single thing here! I’m even making progress on finishing up the styling of my sewing room. Need to put up the wallpaper, … Continue reading

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Random Sewing: The “Sew Dolly Clackett” Dress

It’s Some Dock Supervisor Down at Pier 34…He Says the Titanic Just Arrived. …Well, Better Late Than Never. Fabric: Boats and waves cotton by Lisette, for Jo-Anns $14 Pattern: Dirndl from Built by Wendy Year: 2010 Notions: 16″ zipper $1 … Continue reading

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