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Unpurchased

How do you shop for fabric?  Do you buy to go with a pattern?  Buy then select a pattern?  Impulse buy?  Shop only sales?  For a while if I liked it and it was on sale, I bought it.  Garment … 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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MMMay: Filling a Niche

The latest me made shawl with a thrifted dress waiting to be altered Sometimes being good really does pay off.   Worries about having clothes to wear when we visit my grandparents, or really at all this summer have kept me in the sewing … Continue reading

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Calling All Multicrafters: OAL2017

Calling All Multicrafters! It’s time to prepare for OAL2017, hosted by Lauren Taylor of  Lladybird and Andi Satterlund of Untangling Knots.  During the Outfit Along you make one sewn and one knitted (or crocheted) garment to complete an outfit.  OAL2016 encouraged me … Continue reading

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Happy Day After Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day was a great day spent hanging out with the family.  Today has been day one of Reclaim the House part 2000.  We bought piles of used children’s books at a book sale and the idea was I’d clear … Continue reading

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Waiting for Dragons

A while back Emma Congdon’s “Not All Who Wander Are Lost” got started.  Now it’s is finally finished-almost.  My EGA chapter has a box of charms that you may select from when you finish a project and at some point … Continue reading

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Myrtle and Her Underthings

Despite the day 2 fail, Me-Made-May is feeling like a success already.  Day 4 started with rtw undies, but ended with three new pairs of underwear (Kwik Sew 3881) and more waiting to be cut and sewn. Only two are shown … Continue reading

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