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2014 Sewing Plan

Here are a few things I’d like to get done sewing-wise this year. Perhaps not that exciting, but I thought I’d put it out there anyway. My sewing mojo has been nonexistent for a little while. Lots of house stuff … 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 6: The “Making A Memory” Outfit

Originally written for, and posted at The Sew Weekly. Theme: Oscars The Facts Fabric: 2.5 yards wool blend from Jo-Anns ~$16, black lining remnant $1, facing fabric pieced from stash $0 Pattern: Butterick 5032 and a modified Stretch & Sew … Continue reading

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