Category Archives: Sewing

Real Life Icy Roses

This is the part of the post where I explain what has been keeping me away etc.  It boils down to this: real life was taking precedence, getting time, availability, lighting etc… Well, you get the point, lets get on … Continue reading

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Celebratory Num Nums

Having finished our adventures in Iceland (tales still to follow), we came home to early release and snow delays and other weather related chaos. The truck wouldn’t start and A seemed to be having a problem hearing, but that was … Continue reading

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Warm Wintery Plaid

My second Sis Boom Carolina Mae may not have gotten all of the adjustments I had thought to make, but it did get all the same as my first plus a full lining made from a thrifted percale sheet.  The … Continue reading

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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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