Tag Archives: stripes

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 “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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Random Sewing: The “Typical Me” Dress

Fabric: Striped knit from Michael Levine Loft $2.50/lb Pattern: Self-drafted Notions: Black elastic from stash Time to complete: Around 3 hours First worn: To work a few weeks ago Wear again? Already have! Total price: $2.50?

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Sewing Projects 47: The “Candy Stripe” Skirt (Part Deux)

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Re-Do The Facts Fabric: Cotton pillowcase from Goodwill $1 Pattern: None Notions: Elastic from stash Time to complete: 2 hours (2 eps of Merlin) First worn: For pictures Wear again? … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 39: The “Too Cold For These” Shorts

Aaaand we’re back! Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: UFO The Facts Fabric: Blue and white striped canvas from IKEA $7 Pattern: Simplicity 2245 Year: 2011 Notions: Metal zip $1 Time to complete: 4 hours originally, … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 28: The “Jumping the Queue” Dress

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Reality Check The Facts Fabric: Striped cotton jersey from Mood sale, $10 for 2 yards Pattern: Modified Stretch & Sew 1505 Year: 1979 Notions: Elastic from stash Time to complete: … Continue reading

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Sewing Projects 23: The “Staycation” Lounge Pants

Originally written for, and posted at, The Sew Weekly. Theme: Vacation The Facts Fabric: The last of my grey striped jersey $4 maybe? Pattern: Simplicity 8088 from mom’s collection Year: 1998 Notions: Ribbon from stash Time to complete: 4 hours … Continue reading

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