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deer and doe datura in symposium and sheer

i’ve been obsessed with the idea of sheer yokes lately. something about it is playful and daring while still decorous – modest, if you will, although that is not a word i typically use. my initial inspiration for this piece … Continue reading

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the sew weekly “local color”: the “fleur” of the three-day weekend blouse

since it is not only a sew weekly day but national poetry month, i almost opened this post with one of two thoughts:  “ode to the three-day weekend,” or “the joy of a new pair of scissors.”  alas, even after … Continue reading

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the sew weekly: the “never, ever again” blouse (mccall 6336)

The Facts: Fabric: Liberty of London Tana Lawn “Gold Delfi” Pattern: McCall 6336 Year: c.1940s Notions: four 7/8″ buttons, pre-made bias tape (stash) Time to Complete: 7 hours First Worn: January 19, 2012 Wear Again: I think so… Total Price: ~$35 … 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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