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Special Sleeves

I don’t have access to my sewing machine right now. We’re living in a sublet while renovations are going on at our apartment and the sewing equipment didn’t make the cut. And the place where we’re staying? These people don’t

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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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Ginger Jeans Take Two

Or the tale of the stretchy-not stretchy-too stretchy denim and the crappy pictures (because E was home sick that day so I didn’t get to take my time like I usually would). It starts with my favorite skinny jeans needing

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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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Syrah

Way back in…  May?  No, June.  I tested a maxi skirt pattern by Lauren of Selvage Designs.  Syrah.  Such a great name, isn’t it?  It just screams lazy Summer afternoon… Anyway, it was a great design.  The skirt itself has

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