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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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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 “B-B-B-Bowies In Space” Garments

Fabric: Striped jersey for cardigan, scraps of cotton for applique. Pattern: Stretch & Sew 300, self drafted the bolt Year: 1979 and 1973 for the original lightening bolt design. Notions: Teal grosgrain ribbon for the facings of the cardigan plackets … Continue reading

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Random Sewing: The “Real New Girl” Dress

Fabric: Dark teal medium-weight knit from Haberman’s $18 but used a gift card Pattern: The bodice of Stretch & Sew 1505, self drafted the waist band and circle skirt Year: 1979 + my medling Notions: 2 scraps of bias tape … Continue reading

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Random Sewing: The “A Real Green” Dress (That’s Cruel)

How has it taken me this long to make that joke? Fabric: Green knit from Joann’s $10 maybe? Pattern: Stretch & Sew 1505 Year: 1979 Notions: Nothing but thread Time to complete: 10-12 hours maybe? First worn: To work on … Continue reading

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And the Giveaway Goes to…

I wrote down all the entries, put them in a teapot, and had husband pull out the winners. Prize 1. Dottie Doodle Prize 2. Nikki’s Stitches Prize 3. Handmade by Maryall Congratulations you three, check your inboxes for an email … Continue reading

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