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Sewing for the Season: Fall 2015 Pantone

  Anticipated colors for this fall and winter. Image from material at www.Pantone.com. Once upon a time in the early days of this blog, I looked forward to writing about Pantone's seasonal colors on the equinox, the first day of their respective season. My enjoyment came partly because you guys often had such lively opinions about the chosen colors, partly… Continue reading Sewing for the Season: Fall 2015 Pantone

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Friday Finds for Sewing Well

Hi friends!  It's been busy around here to say the least.  I carved out a bit of time this evening to dust the cobwebs off this blog, but then it's back to the grindstone again tomorrow.  The end of at least a large chunk of the crazy-busy is in sight though, and I can't tell you… Continue reading Friday Finds for Sewing Well

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Silk Summer Tanks Times Three: Adventures in Polly Tops

You might have seen this post go live yesterday on MSN.  But, I wanted to give a little bit of a preamble here to explain that a good bit of the behind-the-scenes inspiration for making these Polly Tops was this month's #oonapalooza.  Not in the tops themselves, but in the making of three.  You see, back at… Continue reading Silk Summer Tanks Times Three: Adventures in Polly Tops

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Pleat Hem Dart – PhDs and Sewing

Recently, the sewing world and the scientific world united in celebration over Seamstress Erin getting her Ph.D.  With her degree in hand, Erin's had a bit of time to reflect on how important sewing and knitting and quilting and crochet and...  well, you get the point... were to getting her to the end of graduate school.  So, she's putting together… Continue reading Pleat Hem Dart – PhDs and Sewing

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An Aurora in Voile: The Reveal

Hooray!  I finally finished the Aurora Dress, the one I've been planning since early fall!  And, would you believe that it does in fact fit my pregnant self just like I'd hoped?!  Fitting around my belly is no small feat these days considering how large I've gotten.  It's mind boggling that my belly can expand… Continue reading An Aurora in Voile: The Reveal