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Sewing Projects 43: The “Untied Bow Tie” Blouse

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Shirt The Facts Fabric: White cotton with green dots from B&J Fabrics in NYC $12 Pattern: The Bow-Tie Blouse from Gertie’s Book for Better Sewing Year: 2012 Notions: 4 covered … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 41: The “Loki’s Army” Dress

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Halloween The Facts Fabric: Black cotton $10, green cotton from stash $0, green satin $5, gold pleather $3 Pattern: Simplicity 1802 for the top and self-drafted everything else Year: 2012 … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 40: The “Alice the Camel (Color)” Skirt

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Fall Palette The Facts Fabric: Camel knit from Jo-Anns $5 Pattern: Self drafted from tutorial found on Pinterest Year: 2012 Notions: Elastic from stash Time to complete: 1 hour but … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 34: The “Making Another Memory” Dress

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Plaid The Facts Fabric: Black/white plaid and houndstooth suiting $21 Pattern: Butterick 5032 Year: 1952 reissue Notions: 18″ zipper $1 Time to complete: 12 hours (12 eps of 80s Sherlock … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 21: The “I’ll Never Get To Be QE3” Suit

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Diamond Jubilee The Facts Fabric: Green/cream yard-dyed suiting $10 Pattern: Simplicity 2154 Year: Contemporary 1960s reissue Notions: 7″ zip $1, two fabric-covered buttons $2 Time to complete: over 23 hours … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 20: The “I Wear My Sunglasses At Night” Outfit

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Las Vegas The Facts Fabric: Clip-dot chiffon $5, sequin fabric $15, black lining remnants $3 Pattern: Self-drafted skirt and Stretch & Sew 300 Year: Now obviously, and 1974 Notions: 7″ … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 12: The “I Love Green So Much” Skirt

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: VIP Fabric The Facts Fabric: IKEA “Sophia” canvas $14, cotton scraps for the pockets $0 Pattern: McCall’s 5591 – view C this time! Year: 2007 Notions: 7″ zipper $2, thrifted … Continue reading

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