The Useless Bag Goes To Vermont

I designed and cut a bag eons ago, but didn’t sew it. Recently looking about for an easy sew, I found the pieces and decided to sew it up. However, something got lost in the interim and I simply could not remember the design! Ever lazy, I decided to wing it…and ended up with a […]

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The Long Goodbye: 7 Days of Summer

Chilly mornings, even paired with baking hot days, means fall has arrived in New England. No longer can I deny this and bury my head in the sand that is summer sewing! Sadly, this also means I need to put away summer clothes and pull out cool and cold weather clothes. Specifically, this means saying […]

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The OWOP Four

I did it! I participated in One Week, One Pattern 2014! I’m so proud of myself for doing something larger than me, instead of stubbornly insisting on being a lone wolf. I have only cellphone camera shots because all week I was exhausted — I got up early for work (430-5am) and I stayed up […]

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Blame It On the Rain

Here’s another OOTD! Today’s is a me-made, OOTD, though. This outfit consists of two very special makes: the top is McCall’s M6078, but this version is my very first attempt at this pattern. Furthermore, this is my very first make which was viable — fit well, well-stitched, I followed the pattern pieces and instructions, and […]

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The Girl Urkel Grows Up

I’ve been working on an assignment for the past few weeks, so there’s a limit on how crazy I can dress. Happily, this frock — which I dubbed the School Girl Pinafore — is work-friendly, thanks to the argyle print action. This dress was a whip-up project that I finished with special care. I had […]

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