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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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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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vogue 7967: or, how i almost sewed with a plan (ctd)

skirt: would you believe it took me over a year to just get on with it and finish that skirt?  (literally.  it’s two pieces plus a waistband!)  first i ran out of bias tape–i was finishing the interior edges hong … Continue reading

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