Monthly Archives: August 2015

I hate Clothes Challenge: S*** I Don’t Want to Deal With aka Sewing Makes Me Happy

$3 worth of fabric purchased on clearance at Old Navy. They “fit” I can put them on and button them up.  I really don’t miss ready to wear. Sewing makes me happy because of all the things I can fix. … Continue reading

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Seamwork Nantucket Shorts: Review

  Those uneven marks are why they are cattywampus. Hello, Camping! That is where these shorts went and what they will be called because I’m not feeling very namey, and because they started out like a tent.   Seriously.  My waist measurement put … Continue reading

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Vintage Turnabout Dress

   A is modeling a fall look while unpacking holiday project supplies. A girl who works this hard deserves a little something.  This time around that something is a Vintage Butterick 4731 Turnabout Dress and these rocketships, which are perfect for my wiggly … Continue reading

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Concert Rose: The Savannah Cami Rethought

 Spaghetti Straps are not my thing, but I’ve got a nicely fitted woven version of the Savannah Camisole Pattern by Seamwork and it was the only pattern I have that would fit with the tiny bolt end of rose printed … Continue reading

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Stuff in the Craftroom

I found these while cleaning out the craftroom.  I haven’t done much spinning, but I did finish a couple of skeins quite some time ago.  I even plied them, with thread.  I was just too impatient to wait until I … Continue reading

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i hate clothes challenge: Color and Style

Portable Color Pallete and Baby Toy Are you following the Collete Wardrobe Architect Series?  It’s a little too clothes related for me.  That must sound odd, but my hatred of clothes shopping means that I don’t build outfits at Polyvore.  … Continue reading

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Getting Organized-Free Project Organizer Sheet (Garment Sewing)

Step One Summer seems like lazy days, but they are super busy lazy days.  We’ve finally recovered (only 2 days behind on housework) from our camping trip.  I have a pre-trip project to share, as well as, an update on … Continue reading

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