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#1D Wardrobe Project

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#1 daughter’s youngest baby just turned one, she’s back in an office, and she really needs a new wardrobe. Since the Fall 2020 DYW is coming up, I’m sort of pushing her into creating a capsule. #1 daughter has received […]

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The Secret PJ Club Conclusion

Yesterday was the last day of the HotPatterns 2020 Secret PJ Club Sewalong. I started the day with two Unfinished Objects (UFOs) and ended the day with the same two, so I think the nine completed garments above have the […]

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Design Your Wardrobe 2020

La Bella and I went to “The Book of” yesterday. My outfit, which I also wore to church and Sunday school, was entirely me-made. Elle pants in peacock blue, the top from the 2018 two-piece dress, and the green boucle […]

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Charlotte’s Knickers

It was a lovely sunny morning followed by a good soaking rain. I continued my little holiday and finished Charlotte’s knickers. I’ll make the rest of her ensemble, but I did a little bit of sewing first. I completed the […]

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DYW Day 4

I’ve completed two pairs of pants and one top. Today I’ll make the HotPatterns Coco Jacket. I watched Pam Howard’s Craftsy class on sewing with knits and feel prepared. I’m assuming that I can sew it up in the morning […]

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Seamwork DYW: Closet

The next step for the Seamwork Design Your Wardrobe project is to identify the items from your closet that will work with your Fall Collection. I laid out the fabric for the 2-piece print dress and the fabric in the […]

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Seamwork DYW Story

The story for DYW is supposed to be an adjective plus a noun that encapsulates the story of the collection we’re planning. I’m using the same color palette as for the Spring collection, though I’m swapping the pastels for deeper […]