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Sewing Projects 25: The “Lucky Stars” Blouse

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Red, White, and Blue The Facts Fabric: Embroidered cotton $6 from my NYC trip, white cotton for facings $1? Pattern: Simplicity 2154 Year: 1960s reissue Notions: Snap from stash Time … Continue reading

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Perils of Buying Fabric Online: Or, SUCCESS AT LAST!

Someone over at the Sew Weekly turned me on to Fashion Fabrics Club (and also FabricMart). They aren’t as easy to search as Fabric.com, but the selection is outstanding! I don’t know if I’m better at picking out fabric online, … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 5: The “Librarian-Issued” Cardigan

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Red The Facts Fabric: Polyester knit from Jo-Anns ~$3 Pattern: Stretch & Sew 300 Year: 1974 Notions: 10 buttons ~$1 Time to complete: ~3 hours (6 episodes of Parks & … Continue reading

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