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Project Run & Play – All Buttoned Up

I think this week was the most difficult for me. The brief being “use buttons to highlight your look”. I just wasn’t sure where to go with that. But when I think buttons, I think classic collared shirt. So that’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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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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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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