Five and a Half Yards of Awesomeness

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To say that I’ve bought a lot of fabric in my day would be quite the understatement. Given my numerous encounters with beautiful fabrics, I don’t impress easy. But. I first set eyes on this gorgeous creature on Sunday. It was in the back of the fabric store, in the corner, mixed in with its […]

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Enter, Bond Girl (Butterick B6258)

You know how you finish something, and kinda fall in love with it? That’s how I feel about this skirt. :)  Originating from fairly humble origins, it turned into something better than I could have imagined! I wore it to my friend’s semi-dressy James Bond-themed birthday party at a posh Boston hotel bar (like, $400+ […]

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Fabric Face-Off

Before I got hip-deep in the online sewing community, the only site I knew of to buy fabric was Fabric.com (for obvious reasons). Well, I suppose I knew of a few others, though I’d never been brave enough to try them. After reading blogs and seeing what other sewers were getting, I’ve hopped on the […]

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Deer & Doe Sew-Along

Deer & Doe is having a sew-along — and I’m joining in! The project is to make their Centaurée Dress, and it started on the 21st. I don’t have the pattern, but I’ve always wanted to take part in a big-name sewalong. I am hopeful that I will like the finished dress I end up […]

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