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Sewing Dare #1

Almost a year ago, Crafting a Rainbow started a new Sewing Dares challenge. I signed up because, duh. Doesn’t it sound like so much fun? I ended up with 3 dares: make something for myself with fabric I’d painted, sew myself

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Pieced Skirt and Top

When I posted about my fabric dyeing and making blitz, I said I would share the skirt I made the next week. And that was the plan.  All I needed were some pictures.  But the leftovers were calling to me

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What Happens When You Leave Me Alone for a Weekend

Like I said Monday, M took the girls on a daddy-daughters trip last weekend.  I had the place to myself!  I didn’t want to waste time so I actually made a plan.  No sewing (well, almost), no knitting, nothing that

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What I’m Up To

I actually finished my Granville but I haven’t gotten any pictures yet.  I could have gotten some yesterday, I guess, but we have workers working on our (one and only) bathroom and I had a stomach bug.  (And that combination

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Back at It

Did I ever say that I love Project Run and Play?  Because I love it.  Sewing along is the perfect excuse to get creative.  And that signature style week forces me to use my knitting machine.  See, I always want

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Working On…

And here’s the first in progress post of the year.  I did say there would be more… I’ve been having a beast of a time getting started on anything. since the beginning of the year. Getting started is always a

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All the Shirts and Blouses

All of them!  I may be developing an obsession.  They’re just what I want to wear right now.  It started with me not having enough fabric for a jacket-coat-thingy that I wanted to make.  But I did have two yards

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Slowly Swatching

As soon as I finished those costumes last Saturday, I decided that I was starting my birthday month a little early and I was going to do what I want.  So Sunday, when I should have been putting in my

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Printed!

Remember when I shared some fabric designs I made for a class I was taking? And how one of my goals for 2015 was to have them printed at Spoonflower? Well, ta-da! (Both are fat quarters of Kona cotton.) I love

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The Other Thing I’ve Been Doing

Amidst the sewing, I’ve been doing something else.  It’s something I’ve wanted to try for a long time.  A loooong time. Fabric design. So what was holding me back? Time, to be honest.  I had tried to upload a hand

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