Tag Archives: simplicity

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 “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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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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Don’t Miss My Giveaway

Just in case it got buried in the snow and you missed my giveaway post… I’m giving away a total of four patterns and some fabric. More details and enter here: 2013 Wrap-up and Give Away by January 5th at … Continue reading

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2013 Wrap-Up & Give Away

Number of garments sewn: 19 for myself (and 1 embellished t-shirt, 2 skirts for children, 2 pillow covers, 4 armrest covers, 1 window seat cushion, 2 small pouches, 1 purse, and 11 curtains.) Longest to sew: Fitted By Gertie Favorite: … Continue reading

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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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