Foray Into Green, M6966

Look, a new skirt! My sew-jo is on fire right now. I dreamed up this outfit when I saw hot days on the horizon: polka dot Burda 6789, and this new skirt — McCall’s M6966 in a green print. I like clashing prints, I’ve made this skirt before, and for whatever reason, I want to […]

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Saturday Musings: Selfish Sewing

What is Selfish Sewing? Before you answer that, let me ask some other questions. Have you heard of selfish basketball playing? Selfish tinkering in the garage? Selfish poker night? I grew up with a very, very strong-willed mother. Not a single mother, mind you — my parents have been married over forty years now — […]

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Another Day at the Office

It’s been a bit over a month of me working my new job, and I’m still learning my role a little bit each day. It’s kind of an odd, and very crazy work environment — even though we can’t wear jeans or any crazy piercings we may have, we’re not necessarily required to dress professionally. […]

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Oonapalooza Gone By

I just heard about Oonapalooza on notes from a mad housewife today — what an awesome concept! I had a blast scrolling through all the contributions to the Flickr group. I wish I’d known, and had time to participate, but maybe it will come around again next year! Did you participate? I don’t believe I’ve […]

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The Big Reveal

Here is the top I made and fell in love with — surely you can see why! It’s my TNT, McCall’s M6078. I feel I should do a separate post on how the subtleties of using a TNT or go-to pattern, but it’s summer and I’m too hot to be organized. *wink* Also, Diary of […]

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Spring According to Clover Canyon

I stumbled upon Clover Canyon in the March 2014 issue of Cosmo, and was impressed by the creative, fresh approach to their tired old T-shirt.  It took me awhile, but I fiiiinally checked out their whole line. I love, love, love their colorful aesthetic! The Spring 2014 collection is awesome because it actually feels like […]

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