Monthly Archives: April 2017

Back in Class Again

The project as prepared by our teacher, waiting to be stitched.  Feel free to laugh if you figure out how I compensated for my stretcher bars not fitting into the frame I usually use with a scroll frame. What do you … Continue reading

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MMM: Character Inspiration

 Photo Credit: CBS Elementary Do you watch Elementary?  Joan’s clothes are awesome.   Many of them make me want to start looking for a pattern right away.  You can check some out here on CBS.  The LBD (above) and the black … Continue reading

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Bust Dart Merry-Go-Round

If you have to FBA the woven version of the Colette Myrtle, what do you do with the resulting bust darts, if you don’t want to have to see 4 matching darts?  You rotate them into the collar…unless they are … Continue reading

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First Dress of Spring

So many challenges, that is how I think of this dress.  It’s my first woven Myrtle and the first of several light drapey fabrics (rayon challis mostly) set aside for woven Myrtles. Problem one:  When I ordered this (fabricmart) It … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again

Crabapple Hill “How Does Your Garden Grow?” take two.  Working on the stems, again, and still enjoying it. Looking forward to the flowers.

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Little Bunny

Still not quite finished, this is just waiting for embroidery and closures.   The closures, pewter sweater clasps, will be here sometime next week. The embroidery is still being pondered possibly something from some vintage Aunt Martha’s embroidery transfers. I can’t say entirely how … Continue reading

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Fire in the Head

Bunny Ears Sneak Peak 45 pieces,  that is what happens when there are so many cool things to add.  It started with this adorable vintage jacket that a friend picked up for A, because it is awesome and she new we … Continue reading

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