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MMMMonday: May 8th through 14th

This May I’m joining Zoe at ‘So, Zo…’ in a challenge to wear something handmade every day for thirty-one days. This post marks the second update of my progress. May 8, 2012 What: The Circle Skirt Remake Where: To work. Same old, same old. ~~~ May 9, 2012 What:  The Sunlit Teal Garden Lonsdale and the "Paint… Continue reading MMMMonday: May 8th through 14th

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SSS’11: September 24th through 27th

This September I’m joining Zoe at ‘So, Zo…’ in a challenge to wear something handmade every day for thirty days. This post marks the seventh update of my progress. September 24, 2011 What: The Black-and-White Satin Organza Crescent Skirt Where: Around town on a lovely Saturday. This skirt is another repeat (see September 10th), but… Continue reading SSS’11: September 24th through 27th

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SSS’11: September 9th through 12th

This September I’m joining Zoe at ‘So, Zo…’ in a challenge to wear something handmade every day for thirty days. This post marks the third update of my progress. September 9, 2011 What:  The Linen-and-Silk Shirt Where:  To work.  My husband's work, more precisely.  When I went through my list of completed garments, I realized… Continue reading SSS’11: September 9th through 12th

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Second Annual Summer Essentials Sew-Along

This summer I’m sewing along with Ali at The Wardrobe, Reimagined; Alessa at Farbenfreude; Sarah at Rhinestones and Telephones; and a bunch of other talented seamsters. We’re all making summer essentials, and this post marks the beginning of the saga. I'm clearly in Sew-Along withdrawal as I've just now committed myself to a summer-long Sew-Along… Continue reading Second Annual Summer Essentials Sew-Along

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Channeling my Gaga for “A Day at the Races”

During the second half of April and into May, I sewed along with Tasia at Sewaholic.net. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I all made her just-released Crescent skirt pattern. This post continues the discussion of the completed skirt. This week's sewing challenge at the Sew Weekly was themed "A Day at the Races."… Continue reading Channeling my Gaga for “A Day at the Races”

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Crescent Skirt Sew-Along: The First Hint of a Skirt

During the second half of April and into May, I’m sewing along with Tasia at Sewaholic.net. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I are all making her just-released Crescent skirt pattern. Here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. After yesterday's baby step of sewing the skirt to the waistband, we've finally come to the… Continue reading Crescent Skirt Sew-Along: The First Hint of a Skirt

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Crescent Skirt Sew-Along: Fitting the Muslin

During the second half of April, I’m sewing along with Tasia at Sewaholic.net. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I are all making her just-released Crescent skirt pattern. Here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. My husband and I spent the weekend in Seattle visiting my family, and we're now getting ready… Continue reading Crescent Skirt Sew-Along: Fitting the Muslin