Category Archives: Sewing

OAL2017: Mae PDF and a Rabbit Hole

Those are some of the designers/companies whose PDF patterns I’ve used.  Just so you know that I have an idea what PDF’s are like, which is variable.  The Blue Ginger Doll Mae is different.  If you aren’t familiar with Blue … Continue reading

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OAL2017: Never So Often

This beginning of this skirt has been repeated 8 times now.  This is the first time I got to the end. Unfortunately, it won’t be the last.  This year’s OAL has been filled with (minor) frustrations for me, all of … Continue reading

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Me Made May 2017 Follow Up: Plans

  One of my best take aways from The Curated Closet has been that it is all about the details.  This feels like peeling away a layer of wallpaper to discover a door underneath.  Grasping the cool handle. Tugging until … Continue reading

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Me Made May 2017 Follow Up: Lessons

It’s been a very interesting MMMay.  This might just be my favorite challenge/along.  This is my third year participating and every year in addition to being fun and inspiring, I get something completely different out of it.  Each year as … Continue reading

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Wardrobe Reset

Down the rabbit hole and start again.  December 2015, I began my Me-Made Wardrobe journey.  Last spring I wore so many me-mades.  Last winter I wore so many custom dresses from E-Shakti….and that was a learning experience.  I got to … Continue reading

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Dress Soup

Yesterday was one of those perfect days; cool in the morning, sunny and warm later and so much gets done.  It started out with my dashboard lighting up like a Christmas tree on the way to drop off O.  The … Continue reading

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Living in Underwear Land

Still sorting out boxes that I find buried in various places.  Adding 3 pair jeans, 2 tops and 2 pair sueded leather pants to my wardrobe from said boxes.  Adding one skirt to the alterations pile.  One dress will be copied … Continue reading

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