Tag Archives: knit

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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The “Nesting” Dress

Fabric: Green knit from stash, polka dot knit from Jackman Fabrics $8? Pattern: Self-drafted Notions: Elastic for the waist and shoulders $2 Time to complete: A slow-poke around 5-6 hours. First worn: To work Wednesday Wear again? Yeah Total price: … Continue reading

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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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2014 Sewing Plan: The “Candy Striper” Dress

2014 Sewing Plan: Project 1 Fabric: Coral striped jersey knit from Michael Levine’s Loft $2.50 Pattern: Simplicity 2211 (with plenty of modifications) Year: 2011 Notions: Scraps of bias to reinforce shoulders Time to complete: Probably 6 hours First worn: For … Continue reading

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Random Sewing: The “Zombie Deschanel” Skirt

Fabric: Dear Stella Gridlock fabric $3 Pattern: Half-circle Skirt Notions: Zipper $.50 button from stash Time to complete: Maybe 4 hours First worn: To Halloween party on Saturday Wear again? I actually think I will Total price: $3

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Random Sewing: The “Just Another Jersey” Dress

Fabric: Grey and black-dot jersey $12 from Mood Pattern: Modified Stretch & Sew 1505 Year: 1979 Notions: 2 scraps of bias tape to reinforce the shoulder seems Time to complete: Probably 6-7 hours or so. First worn: For pictures Wear … 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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