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Harris Tweed Jacket

In a desperate effort to reduce the size of my fabric stash, I decided it was time to use my second cut of Harris tweed. Yeah, the hand woven, expensive, wool stuff from Scotland. I went through my patterns and

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Working Through Precious Fabric 3

Hey! I’m looking to the right! Probably because we’re on a boat and there’s a lot of people and I don’t want to look at them. I know for a fact that I feel totally self conscious in these pictures.

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Working Through Precious Fabric 2

As I was editing these pictures, I realized I look to my left a lot. It isn’t even a “good side” thing. It just happens that way. If there’s sunlight, I turn my face to it as if I was

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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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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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Swish!

I’ve loved the Gabriola skirt by Sewhaolic Patterns ever since it came out but since it requires a lot of fabric, it had been waiting. I finally made it this Spring. I bought two shades of the rayon-linen blend that

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Just Pretend It Isn’t Rumpled, Okay?

I’d been wearing it all day by the time we got around to taking pictures… This is the dress I made for Mamie’s 100th birthday party. I don’t tend to make mommy and me outfits but my girls love coordinating

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