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My Turn

I’ve spent the last month sewing for myself and I have three dresses, a skirt, and top to show for it. So, ummm, nothing I actually needed then. All the fabric I used is from the stash though so there’s

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Kids Clothes Week Part 1

Confession time. Kids Clothes Week was 2 weeks ago. I made, uh, 3 dresses for V, and exercise top for each girl, and shorts for E. So 6 items. I’ve taken (crappy) pictures of two dresses. And I only took

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Ikat Shirtdress

I seem to be on a using-my-precious-fabrics spree. This one is ikat from Cloth House again. Cotton, I think. What makes ikat special is that the pattern is planned before weaving. With the help of a bit of math, areas

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Kitty Cat Top

I made this top a full month ago and I only got around to taking pictures this week.  It has kitty cats all over! I don’t usually do this type of novelty print but I couldn’t resist.  It’s an ITY

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Holiday-Everyday Skirt

Right before the holidays, I realized my wardrobe was severely lacking in fancy wear.  I have some cute Summer dresses but nothing for Winter.  I had no desire to spend time and money on something I’d only wear once in

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Harris Tweed Wrap Skirt

This is some of the wool I bought in Scotland, the real handwoven Harris Tweed stuff.  And that reminds me that I forgot to sew one of the tags they gave me into the skirt.  Must do that. I’d always

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Chloe Cat for Halloween

I took the girls to see The Secret Life of Pets last Summer.  E fell in love with Chloe and wanted to be her for Halloween.  She’s a grey cat with a bit of white and she’s massively fat. As

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