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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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another vogue 1247

  cross another one off the list of now-finished 2012 sewing projects!  i’m thrilled to report that i was very diligent with my FNSI and got loads of things finished, including both tops for my sister and this stunning set … Continue reading

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self-drafted princess bodice. with kitty cats.

so here is the real version of the horrible mobile phone pic i snapped a few months ago, my current obsession/outfit, and one of the first outfits i EVER: designed from scratch drafted from scratch planned for pattern mixing pretty … Continue reading

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the sew weekly “reality check”: the “flirty forties” ensemble

The Facts: Fabric: silk/rayon/wool whatever from…paron’s?  cool stretch knit from paron’s. Pattern: Simplicity 1927 (skirt); Alabama Studio Sewing + Design T-shirt/Bolero; The Consulting Dressmaker (Steph C) BCT 40’s Hack (Inspiration) Year: 1940s (skirt); contemporary (t-shirt) Notions: lace, grosgrain ribbon, zipper, … Continue reading

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the sew weekly “pink”: a “study in pink”, better late than never edition

The Facts: Fabric: top in pink polka dot fabric from paron’s; skirt in liberty of london “glencot house” (spring/summer 2012) Pattern: top from Vogue Couturier Design 631; skirt from butterick 7803 Year: circa 1950s Notions: zipper, hem lace, sew-on snaps … Continue reading

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the sew weekly “circle skirts”: the “cation my heart” circle skirt

The Facts: Fabric: mystery poly blend (twill?  crepe?) from paron’s annex Pattern: butterick 8170 Year: 1950s Notions: hem lace, snaps Time to Complete: 1.5 hours First Worn: April 27, 2012 Wear Again: yes, yes, yes!! Total Price: ~$15 Challenge Theme:  … Continue reading

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the sew weekly: the “i’m gonna make it after all” burdastyle handbook skirt

The Facts: Fabric: Liberty of London Tana Lawn “Dancing Ladies”, blue rayon-poly “silk” underskirt (from stash), silk organza (from stash) Pattern: The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook Skirt Year: 2011 Notions: 9″ zipper, blue lace trim (both from stash) Time to Complete: … Continue reading

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