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Sewing Projects 48: The “Two Favorites In One” Skirt

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Favorite The Facts Fabric: Blue-grey corduroy – I’ve had it for so long I can’t remember what I paid…maybe $8? Pattern: McCall’s 5591 view A…again! Year: 2007 Notions: 7″ zip … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 37: The “Better Late Than Never” Dress

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Blue The Facts Fabric: Blue stretch cotton $4, dot-printed stretch cotton $14 from Mood Pattern: McCall’s 5972 and Simplicity 2209 Year: 2010s Notions: 16″ zipper $1 Time to complete: 5 … 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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Sewing Projects 11: The “Cockatoo on Driftwood” Outfit

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Pantone Spring Palette The Facts Fabric: Grey stretch sateen $7?, aqua mystery fabric $2 Pattern: McCall’s 5591 and Sorbetto Year: 2007 and 2011 Notions: 7″ zipper $2 Time to complete: … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 8: The “Madame Elizabeth” Top

Originally written for, and posted at The Sew Weekly. Theme: Art The Facts Fabric: Kona cotton broadcloth $4 Pattern: Lisette for Simplicity 2211 Year: 2011 Notions: Lace salvaged from my childhood bedroom curtains $0 Time to complete: ~3 hours (the … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 7: Modified McCall’s 6035

The last thing I sewed in 2011 was this top which I wore the first day back at work. I modified McCall’s 6035 top pattern a great deal. The pattern images look like this: I joined the front and back … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 5: McCall’s 5972

One of the first patterns I bought was McCall’s 5972 (with designer Laura Ashley). I made view B in some woven grey fabric from Jo-Anns that I can’t remember the name of – but it’s machine washable so that’s all … Continue reading

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