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The “Preparing for the SHB” Makes

Fabric: Navy ponte knit $8 Pattern: Self-drafted Notions: bias scraps for shoulders $0 Time to complete: About 2-3 hours First worn: To work Wear again? Yep! Total price: ~$8

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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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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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2014 Sewing Plan: The “I’m Really Busy With Life” Dress and Skirt

Hellooooo lovely people who follow me. It’s been an age, hasn’t it? Life gets in the way. I have been sewing, just haven’t had the time/light/weather to do nice photoshoots. So…deal with it? Dress: 2014 Sewing Plan: Project 2 Fabric: … Continue reading

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Random Sewing: The “Incredibly Wearable Muslin” Dress

Fabric: Blue Kona cotton broadcloth $5 Pattern: Simplicity 2246, Lisette’s Traveler dress Year: 2011 Notions: 12 buttons from stash Time to complete: Probably 9 hours First worn: To work today Wear again? Affirmative Total price: ~$5 {Note} It’s winter, so … Continue reading

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Things I Pay Attention To

Green and blue brocade vintage dresses on etsy. Currently at 50-odd items. Very few doubles. I started paying attention to this fabric in dress form because I liked Allison the Secretary’s dress from Mad Men season 4. (Image outright stolen, … Continue reading

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Sew Weekly Reunion: The “Outfitted By Gertie” Ensemble

2013 Sewing Plan: Project 5 Fabric: Blue dotted cotton shirting, $2.50 from Michael Levine’s Loft, green gaberdine $7 from Fashion Fabrics Club Pattern: Gertie’s Portrait Blouse and Pencil Skirt Year: 2012 Notions: Zip $.50 Time to complete: Four hours for … Continue reading

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