Monthly Archives: May 2015

Lazy Dress

I’m not sure what possessed me last week but I decided to make a dress with a pattern I wasn’t sure I was going to like and a fabric I wasn’t sure about.  Way to get myself excited about a

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Yet Another One

Another top, that is.  Sick of it yet?  Actually, I kind of am.  Not the results, just the constant sewing up of tops.  But then again, they’re what my wardrobe needs the most.  So I keep at it. This time,

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Photo Monday – At the Garden

Brooklyn Botanical Garden, that is.  And the girls were actually excited about it! I ended up messing with the aperture a lot.  It’s so interesting.  I’m realizing that the depth of field at a given aperture is more or less

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Still Sewing For Me

I admit I’m starting to get burnt out on personal sewing.  Not so much because there’s nothing else I want to make.  There is!  It’s just…  I’m trying to reduce my stash so no buying. That seriously limits what I can

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But She’s So Cute!

These aren’t great pictures and there’s nothing that I’ve made here.  Unless you count the kid.  Saturday was the May Show at her preschool.  Each class dances and sings along to a song.  I got snap happy when souricette 2

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Photo Monday – After the Rain

I got up early yesterday morning.  5:15 early.  As much of a morning person as I am, that’s still early for me.  The plan was to set up my camera on its tripod, get the timer remote control ready, and

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Birdie Top

Remember this top?  I finished it!  It’s far from perfect but I I’ll wear it anyway and keep tweaking the pattern. Looks pretty good from the front, yes?  (I’m in a better mood than I look.) I used the bird

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