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Jalie Simone

When Jalie’s new collection came out, my eyes zoomed straight onto the Simone Wide-Leg Shorts and Pants pattern. Those pants had E’s name written all over them. After I’d finished my two tops, I went to work on them. I’m

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Jalie Mimosa

This is the top of all the delays. I cut it out in December and it stayed there. I lost use my sewing space for a bit but I’ve had it back for months now. And yet, the top didn’t

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Working Through Precious Fabric 1

I decided last Spring that I was going to use up my special fabrics. The St James ponte from Mood (coming up soon; well, one of them). The Liberty of London that I bought two years ago at Liberty of

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Trio of Exercise Tops

I bought this fabric a long time ago at, uh, Spandex world? Yes. Spandex World. It’s moisture wicking stuff apparently and I chose it because it reminded me of the cosmic microwave background. Yes, yes it was a Project Run

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Roaring 20s Dress

Got a message from E’s school a few weeks back. This morning, all of 5th grade has a 20s themed dance party. They’ve been playing stock exchange for social studies and I suspect the crash is going to happen today,

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Milky Way Jacket

E was incredibly excited about this week’s theme. She’s a total STEM kid and loves outer space. (Actually, she likes art too so she’s a STEAM kid.) If you’d asked her a year ago, she would have told you she

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The Tailor of Gloucester

Warning: Picture overload coming your way. This week’s theme for Project Run & Play was to use your favorite children’s storybook as an inspiration. Since this was going to be for V, my first thought was to do something Princess

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