Category Archives: Flying Saucers

area 51: tortured truffle with a touch of yellow

i’ve mentioned before that i’m a big fan of supporting colette patterns.  i think i also mentioned that in spite of all of my admiration for the work that sarai and her team put into their blog, their writing and … Continue reading

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vogue 7937: a flying saucer with no excuse

this was my not-so-modest ambition way back in october:  my tailored marfy vest, which i thought, no way will i finish this…ever; and my second (third, actually) iteration of vogue 7937, which honest-to-goodness takes about an hour and a half … Continue reading

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simplicity 2183: my favorite separates need to come back down to earth now

my desire to make more separates is fueled entirely by my love for this pattern, which got off to an incredibly inauspicious start when i made my first set in january of this year.  i bought the fabric in may … Continue reading

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new look 6001: work in process or flying saucer?

posted in the spirit of the new frabjous couture UFO celebration, i give you (one of my many) WIP/UFO projects, NL6001. i think you can best understand the challenge of this seemingly easy dress when i show you what the … Continue reading

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mccall 6822: major, major fail…in my most favorite fabric of all

any other anime fans out there?  i ask because i’m pretty sure i was sunk the moment i saw the name of this fabric (never mind the pattern), and i’m wondering if you’ll get the reference. so anyway, i had … Continue reading

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mccall 6171: sparkles. denim. camouflage. the end. (flying saucer alert)

i was really flying high after my success with vogue 8495.  eager to keep sewing and maniacally planning jackets in my head*, i was faced with a dilemma:  keep the jacket mojo going by diving straight from one to the … Continue reading

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