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MMMMonday: May 22nd through 28th

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 fourth update of my progress. May 22, 2012 What:  The Silk Paco Peralta Draped Top Where:  To work.  There's nothing like doing science in a silk blouse! ~~~ May 23, 2012 What:… Continue reading MMMMonday: May 22nd through 28th

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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 13th through 15th (Half Way!)

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 fourth update of my progress. September 13, 2011 What:  The Sunlit Teal Garden Lonsdale (as a skirt) Where:  To work.  Would you believe I'm still a bit sick?!  Today was a… Continue reading SSS’11: September 13th through 15th (Half Way!)

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Fashion Photos of the Gray Armani Jacket

UPDATE: I submitted this jacket to this week's Sew Weekly challenge, "Don't judge a pattern by it's cover," because, honestly, I wouldn't have chosen this pattern for myself based on its cover - but, I love the actual jacket.  Here are my facts, à la Sew Weekly. Fabric: Gray Armani wool from Fine Fabrics, black bamboo/cotton… Continue reading Fashion Photos of the Gray Armani Jacket

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Gray Armani Jacket: The Collar

This past weekend I was able to make another baby step towards finishing my birthday jacket:  I made and attached the collar.  The collar required interfacing, which is part of the reason for the delay in its construction.  Up until December, I'd neither purchased nor used interfacing.  Last month I finally picked some up at… Continue reading Gray Armani Jacket: The Collar