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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Day 7: The Sweet Pink Gemini Dress

Last but not least is Sweet Pink: the cutesy, girlish version of McCall’s M6744 + McCall’s M6966 view A. For SP I went with bodice A, the standard back view, because I hadn’t used it on any of my previous versions. I think it fits pretty perfectly, don’t you? :) Let’s see, what does Miss […]

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A Silver Circle Skirt

Today’s OOTD features one of my legacy makes — things I sewed while I was still learning how to sew. The skirt is both special and kind of awesome, and the top comes from my favorite store ever, Dots (which is now closed for business). The shoes are the Christian Siriano for Payless shoes I […]

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Saturday Pinks

I wore this to the second run of the play I worked on in April/May, and one of the girls on the cast commented that I was breaking out of my normal color palette! I wasn’t aware that (a) I had a noticeable color palette, and (b) I so rarely wear pink. I actually love […]

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And It Feels So Good

I’ve finally resumed sewing! I did a bit of repair work on some RTW pieces, dabbled on some new projects, and took inventory of my projects in progress. Here’s what’s on my table: –did you find the Dalmatian Me Crazy shirt in that photo? Hint: it’s still a pile of fabric; –my second go at […]

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