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2013 Sewing Plan: The “Fitted By Gertie” Dress

2013 Sewing Plan: Project 7 Fabric: Black gaberdine $7, lining $4 both from Fashion Fabrics Club Pattern: Sultry Sheath from Gertie’s Book for Better Sewing Year: 2012 Notions: Zip $.50 Time to complete: 8 hours of class, plus 5 hours … 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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2013 Sewing Plan: The “Stash-Busting All Over” Skirt

2013 Sewing Plan: Project 2 Fabric: Black and white woven suiting left over from a dress I made two years ago, poplin from Lisette collection for facings Pattern: Gertie’s Pencil Skirt Year: 2012 Notions: 1 hook and eye, 7″ zip … Continue reading

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Gertie’s Book!! And Some SW Reflection

For days I’ve been seeing people post their excitement over receiving Gertie’s New Book for Better Sewing, only to come home to no book. Sadface. It took me a day to remember that I had it shipped to my parents’ … Continue reading

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