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Three Things

There’s this top I made myself before our trip. There are three tea towels that I dyed almost a month ago. And there’s yarn that I finished spinning a week ago. None of these things felt like it required its

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Liesl + Co Breezy Blouse

I’ve been taking the time to sew more lately and I’ve been trying to sew up my fabric stash. I’ve been wanting simple, easy to wear patterns that will work with what I have. So when the Liesl + Co

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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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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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