Author Archives: puu

happy birthday oona: may it be full of unicorns and rainbows #fqchallenge

so, good things do come to those who wait. i know a lot of people have been eagerly anticipating the results of the fat quarter challenge – – oh, wait, that was just me? because my garment is so freaking … Continue reading

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me-made-everyday: style report

alabama chanin shirt with applique and embroidery megan nielsen crescent top with skinny jeans papercut patterns peter and the wolf pant with 1930s simplicity blouse knit cowl top with 1950s advance skirt colette meringue skirt with cropped RTW sweater silk … Continue reading

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a quickie: megan nielsen crescent blouse

speaking of my constant stash of nearly-finished UFOs (hereafter referred to as area 51), i seriously have four of these happening right now. they’re just so cute and easy and don’t take up too much fabric! perfect for a few … Continue reading

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a NY-Lon FO: 1930s sundress in liberty

confession:  most of my NY-Lon fabric haul is already cut out and in various stages of assembly. but this is my first finished, worn and photographed make out of the haul.  the fabric is liberty of london Lanthe which i … Continue reading

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simplicity 1803 + simplicity 1873 = awesomesauce

weird, but true story of how bloggers know me better than anyone: i was describing a make – really, any make, but it might have been this one – to clio, whose only answer was, “i pretty much imagine you … Continue reading

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han shot first – will he please shoot me?

i think the thing that started these trousers for me was the realization that i had some scraps of amazing blue flowered lace leftover from cutting out a woven attempt at my lady-mary-inspired top.  i saw the interesting yoke design … Continue reading

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me-made-everyday: style report

1950s simplicity wrap top paired with midi-length RTW skirt simplicity 1610 vogue 8425 high-waisted pencil with RTW t-shirt and fold-over boots.  yellow bag for emphasis! (casual friday FTW) cynthia rowley butterfly top (hello, versace!) with alice + olivia pleated coulotte … Continue reading

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