Archive for the Sewing Category

Yeah, I couldn’t wait!

Ever since I saw this video from Bill Cunningham, I’ve been wanting to do something for myself.  So I’m at my local wonderful fabric store (here they are on Facebook), but I found the perfect lace that I had been dreaming of.  I wanted something see-thru, but […]

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Why take a sewing class

I think we all know Mood Fabrics as the source of fabrics for Project Runway and for those of us who have been there it’s really a WONDERFUL place!!!  But a blogger friend who has been writing for a long time is now working at Mood (lucky […]

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Frustration!

Sometimes (like lots of times), it appears that those of us who sew well, know it all.  It also appears that we’ve never had any problems and certainly any problems big or monumental enough to stop us dead in our tracks. Believe me – that’s not even […]

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It’s so much fun to see what others are wearing….

….particularly when they are notable….                         What I love about these two dresses, is the idea of color blocking AND fabric blocking….wouldn’t the dress on the right be too cool with a nude lining behind a […]

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An Interesting Perspective

An interesting perspective crossed my desk this morning when I read this blog.  It’s very confusing for me. I grew up in a time in which it was a given to look well-groomed and put together well. I mean, let’s be honest, who wouldn’t like to have […]

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Molly’s Questions – The Fear Part

From yesterday to continue the answer to Molly’s question: Do you have any favorite patterns for your silk dupioni? I’ve had 4 m of golden silk dupioni in my stash for a couple of years now, but I’ve been reluctant to use it. I’m worried I’ll pick […]

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Molly’s Question

Molly asked a question from the Make an Effort blog. Do you have any favorite patterns for your silk dupioni? I’ve had 4 m of golden silk dupioni in my stash for a couple of years now, but I’ve been reluctant to use it. I’m worried I’ll […]

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Some more dress up ideas

In case you don’t believe me that dresses are making a come back (as opposed to a more grungy look), here are some samples from a slide show touting selections for guests at summer weddings.  Instead of dressing down or looking sloppy, every one of the suggestions […]

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GBSB – Third Episode

…is now up on YouTube for we colonists (and other places outside the British Realm!)   As usual – if you haven’t seen the show, watch it – it’s really great for any sewists or maker out there. For me, this was the show that made the […]

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I’m back

Don’t know what happened with WordPress over the weekend, but I’m lost without my WYSIWYG screen!!!  But not everything is working – hopefully this will all be worked out. ($%^!@$@^%!!!!!) Thanks to Miss Celie for posting this.  It’s something that I wanted to see as it sounds […]

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