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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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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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A Real Shirt

I am so proud of this one. The pictures don’t do it justice.  And it’s a little rumpled because I had been wearing it for a bit by the time I took the pictures. I meant to get better ones

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Silky Alma Blouse

I should really learn not to try anything on right away when I’ve just finished it.  I’m almost always a little disappointed right then.  A day later, and I’m quite happy. Ha! Like I would be able to wait. Okay.  Technical

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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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Yet Another One

Another top, that is.  Sick of it yet?  Actually, I kind of am.  Not the results, just the constant sewing up of tops.  But then again, they’re what my wardrobe needs the most.  So I keep at it. This time,

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