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Bunny Skirt

I tend to keep my precious fabrics uncut for way too long. Almost everyone does that, right? Everyone is afraid of messing up that special fabric. I’ve been trying to get over that fear and use my favorite fabrics. I

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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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Crane Top

When I was 13 years old, I spent 4 weeks in Spain. I spent most of my free time with the two older girls I was living with (they were 19 and 22 I think). We went shopping a lot.

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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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Granville #2

I don’t even remember when I sewed this one up. January or February. I wore it when we went to Montebello so I know it was done then. I meant to get pictures during that trip but never got around

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Sewing Dare #1

Almost a year ago, Crafting a Rainbow started a new Sewing Dares challenge. I signed up because, duh. Doesn’t it sound like so much fun? I ended up with 3 dares: make something for myself with fabric I’d painted, sew myself

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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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