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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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Random Sewing: The “Sew Dolly Clackett” Dress

It’s Some Dock Supervisor Down at Pier 34…He Says the Titanic Just Arrived. …Well, Better Late Than Never. Fabric: Boats and waves cotton by Lisette, for Jo-Anns $14 Pattern: Dirndl from Built by Wendy Year: 2010 Notions: 16″ zipper $1 … Continue reading

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2014 Sewing Plan: The “I’m Really Busy With Life” Dress and Skirt

Hellooooo lovely people who follow me. It’s been an age, hasn’t it? Life gets in the way. I have been sewing, just haven’t had the time/light/weather to do nice photoshoots. So…deal with it? Dress: 2014 Sewing Plan: Project 2 Fabric: … 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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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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Random Sewing: The “Incredibly Wearable Muslin” Dress

Fabric: Blue Kona cotton broadcloth $5 Pattern: Simplicity 2246, Lisette’s Traveler dress Year: 2011 Notions: 12 buttons from stash Time to complete: Probably 9 hours First worn: To work today Wear again? Affirmative Total price: ~$5 {Note} It’s winter, so … Continue reading

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