Category Archives: Finished Objects

drape drape does comfy

i know these aladdin-style knickers from drape drape #1 come in for their fair share of ridicule, but i rather love them.  and here is why. a month or so ago i was invited to a big girls’ night lasagna … Continue reading

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jean-ius strikes again?

another pair of my elizabeth and james “crosby” style jean-ius jeans.  i got much better at my topstitching on this second pair, which i think shows, and i love the print on the denim. it’s liberty of london stretch denim … Continue reading

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what jean-ius have i wrought?

many, many, many moons ago i set out to re-create my favorite pair of RTW jeans: the elizabeth and james crosby. it’s a carpenter-style jean, with patch pockets, not a classic five-pocket variety. i loved the slim fit, the industrial … Continue reading

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crescent moon power, make-up!

because, look, i can be one of the cool geeks making stuff out of awesome sheets too. it will likely surprise NO ONE reading this that i once owned a set of sailor moon bedsheets, in the late nineties and … Continue reading

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simplicity 2192: i promise that no muppets were harmed in the making of this garment

i swear that it is oona’s fault. have i ever told you guys (excuse me, gudes) this story?  the story of the terrible influence we have on each other sometimes when we shop?  classic examples include clio buying ewok fur; … Continue reading

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vintage simplicity playsuits for the end of the summer

gudes*, let’s get real.  summer’s over (in the northern hemisphere), the wind is starting to smell like fall.  days are shorter.  the world is (yet again) going to hell in a handbasket.  and this past weekend was the two-year anniversary … Continue reading

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#fqchallenge bonus garment! because i use all the parts of the buffalo

of course, technically it wasn’t allowed, but i did have some scraps left over from my #fqchallenge masterplan. see, originally i was going to really go overboard and make a skirt and blouse to go over my playsuit, sort of … Continue reading

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