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General Sewing

Sewing Goals 2015 (Resolutions?)

I’m seeing so many fun retrospectives…  but since I only started blogging this year, I thought I’d write about what I want to accomplish in the New Year. Sew down my stash!  Seriously, My closet is overflowing with about 200 yards of fabric. That’s way too much. Sew down my unfinished list.  Right now there […]

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Contemporary General Sewing

Pjs for the little guy (McCalls 6236)

A last minute Christmas gift for my little guy.  I was in Joann’s getting stuff for the tree skirt, when I spied the print (ok, I looked for it).  Paw Patrol is his favorite TV show, so I knew he’d love it.  He’s been living in them since.  I took the pictures Christmas morning, after […]

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General Sewing

Christmas Stockings and Tree Skirt (McCalls 3777)

An unplanned project. I just decided to do it.  Actually, I’ve been meaning to do this for years, but never found the right plaid.  I originally planned to do it in the Scottish tartan of my husband’s family.  I decided against it for two reasons: one, the cost of a proper wool tartan is up […]

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Contemporary Dresses General Sewing Skirts Unfinished Business Vintage

Ambitious or delusional… what I’m working on.

I’m still working on the Rucci dress. I got side tracked when I decided to make something for Thanksgiving.  But I’ve worn that skirt several times, so I’m glad I made it. When I was putting up Christmas decorations, I decided to make new Christmas stockings and a new tree skirt.  We’ve always done a […]