Monthly Archives: April 2014

Two Tops

  Two days into Selfish Sewing Week and I have two tops.  They’re both Liesl + co patterns: Cappuccino Tunic and Weekend Getaway Blouse.  And I used only stash fabrics! I apologize for the pictures.  My photographer had to put

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Photo Monday – Easter At Rockefeller

On Easter Sunday, after the egg hunt and breakfast, we decided to go into the city.  Part of 5th Avenue was closed off and some people were all dressed up in vintage styles or crazy outfits complete with amazing hats.

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Another Matinée!

Since I couldn’t wait to show off my first Matinée dress, I decided to make a Matinée peplum top for the tester tour.  Besides, I wanted to try out the other fabric combo I’d considered… So here it is! Matinée

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Fashion Revolution Day: Handmade #insideout

Today marks one year since the Rana Plaza factory complex in Bangladesh collapsed. 1133 people died.  Over 2500 were injured.  They were making clothes.  Clothes that we buy and wear.  When does it stop?  How many deaths does it take

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“Selfish” Sewing

It feels like there’s some sort of conspiration going on to get mommy sewists sewing for themselves for a change.  There’s Selfish Sewing Week next week, Me Made May coming up, and the Spring Top Sewalong that I know of.

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Photo Monday – Easter at Home

With Project Run & Play over, I’m back with the Photo Monday posts.  It’s a different kind of photography.  Project Run & Play requires me to take pretty portraits that also show off the clothing I made as well as

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Machine Knitting Primer – Part 1

When Ajaire kindly asked me to post about knitting machines, I couldn’t refuse.  And then, I started thinking about what needed to be said.  Quite a bit actually!  I realized that if I tried to put everything into a single

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