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Holiday Grand Plan 2020

I went and sang at church this morning — the first time I’ve sung with other people in five months. First physical church service I’ve attended, too. We were in masks, observing social distance, and got our temperatures checked. It […]

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DYW Shopping Time

Now we should shop: our closets, our stashes, and then fabric stores. My fabrics are chosen and stacked, as you can see. My closet holds some gray and burgundy pieces from my 2019 Collection — I made them in my […]

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DYW Mood

I finished clearing out my clothes closet. I put all those favorite clothes that are now way too big for me into a box and will take it to donate next week. But I have not been able to do […]

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DYW: Getting Real

Having seen that Chanel-style skirt suits and blouses with Victorian details are the news for fall fashion, I have now been told by Seamwork to get real. What areas of your life do you want to make clothes for? they […]

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#1D Wardrobe Project

#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 […]