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Gridlock Redux

Ages ago when I had oodles of time, I used to participate in just about everything I could find in the online sewing world. Even contests held by Australian fabric companies requiring fabric from their store! I justified having fabric shipped half way around the world by planning out my project well in advance of both… Continue reading Gridlock Redux

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Onesies No More

My daughter is currently obsessed with her belly button. She calls it her “bah bah”. She’s also obsessed with books, and she also calls them bah bahs, so it can be a bit confusing at times, but we figure it out. Anyway, she spends a good chunk of time with at least one finger touching… Continue reading Onesies No More

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The ‘Sweetheart in Turbulence’ Peplum for the Sew Weekly Reunion

The Facts Fabric: Gray curtain fabric from FabMo, floral nylon mesh jersey from Tessuti, silk organza from Thai Silks Pattern: Sweetheart bodice dress “R” from the Sweet Dress Book Year: 2013 Notions: Gray invisible zipper Pantone challenge colors: Turbulence (gray) with accents in Mykonos Blue, Deep Lichen Green, and Vivacious (pink) Time to complete: I’m… Continue reading The ‘Sweetheart in Turbulence’ Peplum for the Sew Weekly Reunion

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Books! Textile Visionaries Winner and Sweet Dress Book Review

First of all, congratulations go to Anne W of Mercury - Handmade Fashion for winning the Textile Visionaries giveaway.  And, it sounds like she may be generously gifting it to her daughter who's currently studying textile design.  How perfect, right?  I hope Anne's family gets lots of enjoyment and inspiration from this book! Now, I'd like… Continue reading Books! Textile Visionaries Winner and Sweet Dress Book Review