Tag Archives: green

I Made A Thing

Long story, but I have an iPad mini that I’m finally using and it needed a temporary sleeve for protection until I get a permanent case. I whipped this one up last night.

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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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Pantone’s Spring Palette

Has everyone seen Pantone’s Spring 2014 palette? I’m such a sucker for their well organized color system! Anyway, doesn’t this mean the Color of the Year will be announced very soon? (I was thrilled last year when it was Emerald.) … 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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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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Random Sewing: The “A Real Green” Dress (That’s Cruel)

How has it taken me this long to make that joke? Fabric: Green knit from Joann’s $10 maybe? Pattern: Stretch & Sew 1505 Year: 1979 Notions: Nothing but thread Time to complete: 10-12 hours maybe? First worn: To work on … Continue reading

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Fabric Stash Show and Tell

Happy New Year! I’m back! Woohoo! I had the overwhelming desire to sew the past few days but couldn’t figure out what to do. Part of my problem was a limited fabric stash. Lucky for me I had reason to … Continue reading

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