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Dresses Vintage

Nostalgia Sewing: Knit Day Dress

When I was looking for better knits to make the Donna Karan leggings (from my last post), I ordered outside my norm.  I chose a pretty blue floral print from Gorgeous Fabrics.  I don’t normally do prints for pants, but leggings could be fun.  The other thing that was not normal for me – I […]

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General Sewing Sew Along

#SewingTop5: Highlights, Reflections, Goals

Continuing the reflections as inspired by the Sewcialists: in this post, I combine my highlights, reflections and goals.  I occasionally reach into the past decade to do so. Non-Sewing Highlights for the Decade – top 5 (good and bad): 5.  Moving to Florida a few years ago.  Yes, it’s hot.  My make-up runs and my […]

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General Sewing

Sewing Top 5: Hits & Misses

Happy Solstice! I’m a little late to the game in the year-end reflections, so I’m going to combine my hits and misses.  (The semester ended with a bang – and I’ve got company through the end of the year, so squeezing in time when I can find it.) When I first started reading everyone’s hits/misses […]

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General Sewing

Musing on 2018, 2019

I haven’t really written a “reflections” blog on the sewing year before, but I’m finding reading others’ blogs useful for thinking about the future.  Thus, here I am trying to sum up the year and move forward.  Frankly, 2018 wasn’t a great year for me personally, so perhaps I dove into sewing a bit more […]