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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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Community · Giveaway · Review · Sewing

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

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A Maddening Diversion: The Dress

This March I’m joining Julia Bobbin and a bunch of other talented seamsters. We are all making Mad Med-inspired garments, and this post marks its completion. Ladies and Gentlemen, I am pleased to finally show off my Mad Men dress.  Last week I gave you a sneak peek, but here it is in full.  To fancy… Continue reading A Maddening Diversion: The Dress

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Paint Me a Minoru: The Reveal

This winter I’m sewing along with Tasia at Sewaholic.net. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I are all making her Minoru jacket pattern, and this post marks its completion. If you read all of the fine print last week, you might have noticed that I finished my Minoru jacket last week in time to… Continue reading Paint Me a Minoru: The Reveal