Category Archives: Sewing

Stitching In Public

Before/After One month ago today this candle mat went to our game session.  Today it went to the hospital to hang out with me.  This ended up being a much longer chunk of time than I’d anticipated, which allowed for … Continue reading

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Sleepy Sewing

Carolina Mae is a pretty shifty character.  She was reluctant to become a rayon challis dress, but she eventually volunteered to be sewn up in this gingham shirting, which was part of a recent pre-cuts sale at fabricmart.  Having already … Continue reading

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Queue Jumper

Having finally muslined the Sis Boom Carolina Mae to the point where it is time to cut the fashion fabric but, not being ready to double check the math to be certain I create my dream dress with the sparse … Continue reading

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Birthday Extravagance

I may not have had cake, but my birthday was a doozy this year.  My husband bought me a Brother 1034D serger and my in-laws gave me this Ashford Traveller spinning wheel (a hand-me-down from my MIL, who decided that … Continue reading

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Ever Practical

On our first day of waking up to below freezing temps a rayon challis Carolina Mae (Sis Boom Patterns) is on the cutting table.  Because of the close fit Swedish tracing paper is out and old curtains are in for … Continue reading

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Oslo vs Oslo

Having just plain given up on proper photos, this post is brought to you once again by keeping it real complete with frizzy hair, a lack of ironing and soapy kid fingerprints all over the mirror used to create these … Continue reading

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Play It Again Sam

Among the jumbled pile of fabrics upon our guestbed sat some dusty rose rayon jersey.  Much the same as the navy I used for my Oslo muslin it could nicely fill a niche color- and garment-wise.  It had turned out … Continue reading

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