Monthly Archives: July 2016

Keepin’ It Real: Storage

Warning:  This one is long. On the plus side you’ll probably get to feel good about your craft space and stash storage, whatever you do with it/them.  Apologies for yet more grainy rainy day photos. You’ve probably heard of Cora by … Continue reading

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Adventures in Garment Sewing

Just under the wire.  That’s were this skirt is sliding in. But it was well worth it.  The Sewaholic Hollyburn Skirt is the official sewn item for the 2016 Outfit Along  and was well chosen.  I felt I learned a lot … Continue reading

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Exigent Upcycling

Nightgown try on (over pants) As the temperatures soar, A insists on sleeping under her giant (to her) comforter, snuggling with her wool afghan picking out fleece footie pajamas or her flannel nightgown.  She melts into a tiny stinky ball … Continue reading

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Twirly Knit Rainbow Dress

Project 3 is complete just in time.  My second Lucky Girl Dress is made from a medium weight cotton/spandex jersey knit in red and rainbow.  The medium weight jersey is much easier to work with for this pattern, but I really liked … Continue reading

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Meadow Medley Freedom

My lazy summer full of vintage linens and sundresses, hasn’t passed me by.  Not yet.  I have four commitments that need to be wrapped up this month.  Then it can be mine.  One of those four is Meadow Medley my … Continue reading

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Greeting Ada

Hiya!  Does it seem like this has been a particularly bad year for illnesses?  This year may have seen more sick days than all the prior years of my life combined.  Not all of them are mine, but far too … Continue reading

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Evasive Vision

Pictures happened.  They looked fuzzy and blah.  My Ada deserves better.  Instead I’ll share  one that turned out a bit better.  A birthday dress for a young friend.  It’s nothing impressive yet, but it will be a Lucy Blaire Lucky Girl Dress … Continue reading

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