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The Enemy of the Okay

I know, I know.  It’s “enemy of the good” but if it had been more than okay to start with, I wouldn’t have been trying to make it better.  So there. This is McCall’s 6839 made in something or other

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Project Run and Play – Pokemon Inspired

I confess I wasn’t the most enthusiastic ever when the new season of PRP was announced. I wanted it to be a teeny bit later because I wanted to work on some items for me first.  And Pokemon? So not

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As It Turns Out…

It was done last week.  I’m not surprised, really.  I don’t tend to revisit projects when I finish them.  I just want to move on. And I finally buckled down and got pictures.  They aren’t great.  I’m so sick of

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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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The Learning Sweater

I finished that sweater from last week! And I actually like it a lot despite its many, many mistakes and imperfections. First off, details.  Pattern is McCalls 6796, size 16. I did the large collar with the long sleeves.  Fabric

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Fall Cardi-Jacket Thingy

Before I go any further, I swear I pressed each and every seam at the highest temperature setting for my fabric. Still, some of those seams are a little bubbly.  I’ll have to press them some more… I bought this

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