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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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the sew weekly: the “marian the chanel librarian” skirt (self-drafted pattern)

The Facts: Fabric: chanel-style wool woven from mahlia kent in paris Pattern: self-drafted skirt, originally based on simplicity 2099 Year: 2011 Notions: zipper, 2 1/2″ grosgrain ribbon, skirt trim Time to Complete: 3 hours First Worn: February 7, 2012 Wear … 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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