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Boniface and Tropicool

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I finished Boniface, the kit from La Droguerie with a cotton/linen yarn. I think it will be a super comfortable top for Grand #3 all summer. I love the button for the back. I made pants to go with Boniface, […]

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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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The Aloha Shirt Project

#1 son wants to learn to make Aloha shirts. We are going to have the learning of this skill be our spring/summer project. I ordered the pattern and some coconut buttons, seen above. I also ordered Hawaiian fabric. I did […]

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Baby Dress

  Somehow, when I first cut this out, I thought the skirt was a single piece. It actually has a front and a back. The sheath version above is wrong and the pretty fluffy one below is right.     […]

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Thrift

The Lost Art of Dress´╗┐ has a long section on thrift. I needed a new, smaller wardrobe, and I planned to create it with my large collection of beautiful fabrics and yarns, saving large amounts of money which I could […]

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SWAP 2017: Colors

I haven’t made a full SWAP in years and probably won’t accomplish one in 2017, either. But I enjoy planning them and I am taking another PSD today, so I thought I’d plan one just for fun. The new style […]

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Minky Blanket

I saw this idea at Pinterest: a reversible blanket with Minky on one side and quilting cotton on the other. #1 daughter and I got all the office furniture out of the room that will be the nursery. We had […]

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Not a Sewing Weekend

I finished the gull stitch cap to go with the gull stitch jacket.This was obviously not a sewing project, but I was very tired on Sunday night for some reason. I did the main seams for a French terry gown […]