Catch Me On the Sewcialists Blog Today!

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Hello wonderful readers and visitors! It’s been a looooong time since my last post, hasn’t it? And I’m supposed to apologize for that … but I can’t. What! Yeah. Life has been crazy, very crazy, and that separation from my sewing room and sewing space was all too real and surprisingly difficult. Did you know […]

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Making “Nude” Personal

As mentioned in previous posts, I’m making myself a whole new wardrobe. Due to circumstances in my personal life, I may be unable to sew in May and June, possibly longer. Until then, I’m cram-sewing multiples of things to get myself ready for spring, which is every bit as exhausting as it sounds. And every […]

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Sewing Helter Skelter

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Grab your tea/wine/coffee/seltzer water – it’s time for a personal post. I miss these, don’t you? (*crosses fingers, bates breath*) I have been sewing a lot. Using it like therapy? Like a crutch? Nah. More like a pillow when the alarm clock goes off in the morning. Lah lah lah, I can’t hear you, life. […]

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Blue Bombshell

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It’s the month of love and my half-birthday AND the Super Bowl (which is today!), so the theme for February posts is ‘looking pretty’. Because that makes sense. Yes. Back in January 2017, Alethia of Sew Much Talent (Sew Much Talent (GR) on Facebook) showcased her knockout version of McCall’s 6278 on Facebook. I couldn’t […]

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The $3.67 Shirt

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You read that right: between the fabric and the pattern for this amazing wearable muslin, I spent less than $4. How, you ask? Read on to see how I whipped up this custom fitted pattern by Lekala. (This is not a sponsored post :-p I’m just that big of a Lekala fan.) I spent the […]

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Crazy Gold

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Happy New Year! It’s about time for a fresh new slate, non? And a fresh new garment! Over the holidays I had much needed time off to rest, and I decided to use some of that time to do some recuperative sewing. What’s recuperative sewing, you ask? Simply put, it’s grabbing your craziest fabric, your […]

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35 Drafts and a Quiet Year (2017)

As I write this, I have 35 draft posts in various stages of completion – drafts that I may never publish. So I’ve been writing…and even sewing. But not sharing. I thought I’d share more, since I’m going through Things – well, mostly one really difficult Thing – but it’s been difficult to put this […]

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